Sister /Charge Nurse

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

The Imperial College Renal and Transplant Centre opened at the Hammersmith Hospital in November 2005 and has become the largest facility of its kind in Europe.

We have 4 inpatient wards totaling 71 beds (12 HDU) and a programmed investigation unit offering a ward attender/day case service of 18 beds.

The service also has an acute haemodialysis unit, 9 satellite dialysis units, peritoneal dialysis and home haemodialysis teams; nurse led chronic kidney disease team, Live donor team and 2 outpatient clinics looking after over 3,100 patients on renal replacement therapy.

The Renal Clinic at Hammersmith Hospital provides ongoing outpatient care for our transplant, Vasculitis, Lupus patients. We have combined cardiac, rheumatology, ENT, Eye clinic also.

We are looking for an experienced renal nurse to become part of this highly skilled team. You will oversee the delivery of high quality, safe, effective care focused on improving outcomes and experiences for patients, families and carers.

You will have the support of the Senior Clinical Nurse specialists & Senior Sisters.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide high quality, effective, individualised care to all patients by assessing care needs and developing, implementing and evaluating them without supervision
  • Monitor standards of nursing care and take appropriate action to maintain and improve them
  • To respond to patients, relatives and carers concerns as they arise and take remedial action as required

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education and Professional Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse
  • Teaching Qualification or equivalent experience


  • Management qualification



  • Minimum 2-3 years relevant post registration experience within speciality
  • Supervision of junior staff



  • Organisation, administrative and management skills.
  • Teaching.
  • IT skills including use of email and office packages.
  • Good communication skills


  • Ability to appraise staff or willingness to learn.

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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