Ward Sister - Private Cosmetics Company - West London

  • Job Reference: CCWSL06
  • Date Posted: 30 August 2018
  • Recruiter: Maxxima
  • Location: London
  • Salary: £36,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Additional Benefits
  • Sector: Nursing > Ward Nurse
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Maxxima Nursing Team is currently seeking an experienced Ward Sister to fill a full time (will include nights), permanent role in West London. The pay rate for this Ward Sister job is £36,000pa and is a permanent contract.

Our client is one of the largest providers of plastic surgery in London, they offer a wide range of different procedures. The clinic is based in a busy area of West London, with great transport links.

Within this private clinic, you will be responsible for ensuring a high standard of patient care is delivered in an effective, efficient manner reflecting the overall philosophy of the service. You will also be required to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care in line with guidelines, company values and work practices. In addition to this, act as a role model delivering care on a nurse led basis to patients in varying stages of their surgical pathway. You will be accountable to promote and monitor safe and effective practice, enhance the patient/client experience, provide effective leadership and management and contribute to the delivery of the organisation's objectives.

Your key responsibilities will include ensuring all needs of patients under your care are met in agreement with the patient and that it is thoroughly documented. You will support the Clinical Nurse Manager in Clinical Governance responsibilities and also be responsible for staff and training development. This may include attending and conducting mandatory training and update sessions, including equipment training.

Requirements of the Ward Sister role:

- You must be a registered nurse with the NMC
- You must regularly assess and evaluate practice by audit and implement change in a participative manner with nursing/business colleagues.
- You must maintain professional records at all times.
- You must ensure a high standard of personal behaviour and ensure effective communication with all members of the multi-disciplinary team, patients and relatives.
- You must have up to date knowledge in acute medicine/surgery and post-surgical care.
- You must be competent with Incident reporting / Datix / IT systems.
- You must have some previous experience in the private sector.
- You will have basic experience in workload/bed allocation and shift management.

Contact us:

If you are interested in this Ward Sister position please contact us now by clicking the apply button.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our client's requirements.

Reasonable adjustments:

If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity by contacting our nursing team. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

About us:

Maxxima has been offering high quality, flexible staffing solutions to the health and social care sectors for over 15 years. We work with public and private health clients, local authorities and social care providers throughout the UK and overseas.

We're the kind of people who put ourselves in your shoes. We'll always go out of our way, putting you first and delivering on what we say. You'll know who's supporting you every step of the way and we'll always have time to take your call.

We like to think we're a little bit different. Why? Because we like what we do, care about what you do, and you'll find we're unusually friendly.

Recommend a colleague:

Often, our candidates are so pleased with our service that they recommend us to their friends and colleagues. To encourage this and say thank you, we offer a referral bonus incentive.

The way it works is simple: if you introduce a candidate who is not previously known to Maxxima and we are successful in placing them, we will pay you up to £250. More information regarding referrals can be found on our website.

*The PQE range stated is purely a guide. We will consider candidates that fall outside of this range if they can strongly demonstrate the required competencies.