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Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 Per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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If you aspire to be a nursing clinical leader then this opportunity is for you.

The haematology service at UCLH is one of the biggest inpatient acute haematology/BMT services in Europe with 98 beds split over 6 wards and 2 sites.

Main duties of the job

You will be a dynamic and high calibre nurse with a background and keen interest in clinical haematology, highly motivated wishing to develop management and leadership skills in a dynamic and genuinely supportive environment.

You can expect us to care about your support and professional development and the quality and safety of care we provide to our patients. You can expect job satisfaction from working in a first class nursing team with good nurse to patient ratios. You will be very well supported in your role and have access to funded high level education and training.

About us

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
  • University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
  • National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals
  • University College Hospital Grafton Way Building
  • Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
  • University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
  • The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
  • University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.

At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a full and detailed description of the role, all applicants are advised to read the attached Job Description.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse Part 1, 2 or relevant section of the register.
  • Teaching course
  • Relevant clinical course
  • Honours degree (Level 3/ FHEQ Level 6)


  • NVQ assessor



  • a.Minimum 4 years' relevant clinical and managerial experience in a senior position



  • Communicates effectively verbally, in writing and in electronic formats

Personal And People Development


  • Demonstrates evidence of professional development in line with KSF, maintains updated Portfolio
  • Evidence of working as preceptor/facilitator/mentor
  • Reflective in Practice
  • Experience in leading others and responding to learning needs

Provision of care to meet health and wellbeing needs


  • Articulates reasons for desire to work in this clinical areas

People management


  • Able to manage a team including developing potential and performance management

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Grafton Way Building

1 Grafton Way



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