Sister/Charge Nurse

Ipswich, Suffolk
Salary: £28,000 per annum to £34,500 per annum
26 Oct 2018
23 Nov 2018
Nursing Field
Charge Nurse, Sister
Job Type

Sister/Charge Nurse

– | Clinical | Salary: £28,000 per annum to £34,500 per annum | Permanent (Full Time) | 20833BR |

About the person and the role

At Nuffield Health, you’ll discover nursing as it should be - with more time to care, and to get to know the people who are your patients. Responsible for ensuring the highest standards of care are provided, you will support the Ward Senior Sister in the efficient running of the ward. Coordinating activity, you’ll be instrumental to making sure patients receive seamless, personalised care.

Here, you’ll have the privilege of working directly with consultants who are experts in their field. Your knowledge and skills in assessment, care planning and delivery will make a valuable contribution to the patient’s experience. So will your commitment to creating a supportive and enabling working culture on the ward, which promotes patient staff and safety.

A flexible and creative practitioner, you have excellent communication skills and an enthusiastic, forward thinking approach. Equally confident working solo and as part of a team, you demonstrate excellent leadership and ward management skills - including a commitment to role modelling good practice and actively developing staff. Your wide range of nursing skills and knowledge includes care of patients pre and post operatively, following a wide range of surgical procedures.
If you’re passionate about nursing and want to grow your career in a leadership role, now’s the time to apply to Nuffield Health, whether you are currently working in the NHS or a private setting.
Why Nuffield Health?

Set in over 19 acres of private woodland, Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital is a haven of tranquillity and repose. As of 1st July 2016, only private patients are treated at Nuffield Health Ipswich Hospital, making us the only purely private hospital in East Anglia and the first within the Nuffield Health Hospitals group. We are currently registered with the Care Quality Commission for 60 beds

At Nuffield Health, you’ll find the support, training, generous benefits package and respect for balance that will enable you to enjoy a healthy work life.

This is an exciting time for us and it could be for you too. Our vision is to transform healthcare in the UK and deliver health as it should be. Our approach is unique ­– we’re bringing together assessment, treatment and prevention services to provide truly integrated care.

As the UK’s leading healthcare social enterprise, every penny we make is reinvested in our resources. It means that together, we can all do the right thing for our patients, clients and employees.

Key employee benefits: 

  • Continuing professional and career development
  • Generous holiday and leave arrangements
  • Flexible pension options
  • Life assurance and healthcare schemes
  • Health assessments (after a qualifying period)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee assistance programme for professional advice and counselling – legal, financial, etc.
  • Employee discounts on a wide range of products or services

Nuffield Health is committed to equal opportunities in the recruitment, training, and development of our employees. We have a duty to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for disclosure on successful candidates. 

We may change the closing date if we receive a high number of responses for this role.

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