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

This rewarding opportunity has opened up for a kind, aspirational and collaborative nurse in charge to join the Imperial Private Healthcare Team. Imperial Private Healthcare are responsible for providing evidence based care to our private patients, across three main sites at Imperial College Healthcare Trust.

The nurse in charge role will include managerial and clinical responsibilities , working collaboratively with the Consultants and the wider MDT to ensure excellent high quality individualized patient care is delivered timely and in line with national and trust guidelines.

The appointed candidate will be passionate and proactive in supporting the setting of a seamless pathway for patients in which patient experience is at the heart of decision making.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide high quality, effective, individualised care to all patients that is compassionate and caring.
  • To assess care needs and develop, implement and evaluate them without supervision
  • To assist in leading and monitoring the performance of the nursing team
  • To deputise for the Senior Nurse when 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/ Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse Teaching Qualification or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Leadership course
  • Graduate - BSC/MSC



  • Registered Nurse for at least 3 years
  • Have at least 12 months experience as a nurse in charge or deputy nurse in charge
  • Experience of supervision of junior staff and review of performance


  • Private healthcare experience
  • Extensive experience with surgical cases

Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities


  • Evidence of applying current research to practice
  • Able to manage difficult situations effectively
  • Good basic IT skills
  • Good communication skills.


  • Have an interest in professional development
  • Medical/oncology experience

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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