Deputy Sister

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 Per annum inclusive of HCAS pro rata
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Band 6 Deputy Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

T7South Gynaecology Ward

We are looking for an enthusiastic, compassionate, dedicated and highly motivated Band 6 Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse to join the our Women's Health team at University College London Hospital. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a genuine passion caring for Women undergoing all aspects of gynaecological and breast care.

Main duties of the job

We are currently a 17 bedded female surgical Women's Health ward caring for patients undergoing oncology and benign gynaecology and breast surgery. These include the following specialities:
  • Gynaecology Oncology
  • General Gynaecology
  • Urogynaecology
  • Mesh Removal
  • Endometriosis
  • Breast Oncology

As a Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse, you will be working alongside a supportive and committed multi-disciplinary team. This post will include, coordinating the ward during shifts supervision of junior staff and providing support to enable development and deputising for the ward manager. There will be opportunities for you to develop and expand within your role. You can expect to receive in house management training from the Ward Manager and Clinical Practice Educator.

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

Excellent communication skills, a friendly approachable nature and the ability to manage your own workload are required. Previous gynaecology experience and experience in taking charge of shifts are essential. Previous experience of ward management is not essential as additional training and support will be provided.

This advert is for a part time vacancy equating to 9 shifts per month (2-3 shifts per week).

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse Part 1, 2 or relevant section of the register
  • Teaching qualification


  • Degree or working towards



  • Substantial experience in gynaecology nursing or surgical nursing



  • 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
  • Demonstrates an awareness of the role of preceptor/facilitator
  • Reflective in Practice



  • Demonstrates understanding of principles of Clinical Governance, e.g. Risk Management, audit & quality

Provision of care to meet health and wellbeing needs


  • Articulates reasons for desire to work in this clinical areas

Learning and Development


  • Demonstrates evidence of ability to educate others

People management


  • Able to take charge and delegate duties

Employer details

Employer name

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



235 Euston road



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