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Theatre Sister/Charge Nurse - COVID-19 in London

Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Theatre Sister/Charge Nurse (Scrub) to join our team based at The London Clinic main hospital site in Central London, W1G 6BW (close to Regents Park & Baker Street tube stations).

Established in 1932, The London Clinic is one of the UK’s largest private hospitals, with circa 1300 employees, a total of 8 premises, and we are dedicated to providing the best, personalised healthcare with a breadth of surgical and medical expertise.

Our main hospital spans 8 floors comprising of 234 beds and 10 theatres, including a Hybrid theatre and two minimally invasive and day surgery theatres. Specialist areas include, General surgery; ENT; Gynaecology; Hepatobiliary; Neuro-spinal; Ophthalmic; Orthopaedic; Plastic and reconstructive; Robotic; Urology; Vascular & Weight loss surgery (bariatric surgery).

Job Summary

As a Theatre Sister/Charge Nurse you will provide advanced knowledge, skills, leadership and line management for the department, across specialities where required. You will be indirectly and directly supervising the senior scrub practitioner/nurses, Theatre practitioner/nurses and health care assistants within your specialities.

  • Job Type:  This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week.
  • Shifts: Mixed Shifts – Earlies & Lates, including Weekends & On-call rota.
  • Salary: The salary range for this role is £44,085 - £53,157, and will be dependent upon skills and experience.
  • Benefits package: We offer a comprehensive package which includes a contribution pension scheme (total annual contribution up to 20%), Private Medical Healthcare, 33 day’s annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), season ticket travel loan, and a wide range of discounts with a variety of retailers and services. We also offer excellent career development; with clear career pathways and access to further education.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring the delivery of the highest standard of patient care, meeting all patient needs while also demonstrating constructive budget management.
  • Overall accountability for the day to day management of the registered practitioners/nurses and support staff in their team. You will be accessible and visible to staff, patients and visitors.
  • Maintain an effective working relationship with our consultant colleagues, ensuring that their requirements to work at the highest level are met.
  • Ensure staffing is at an appropriate level to meet patient needs and take an active role in the reduction of agency and bank staff, in line with the 2020 objectives of the Clinic.
  • Ultimate responsible for the standard of the environment within your identified area of responsibility, ensuring patients’ needs are met and staff maintain cleanliness as defined by national standards.
  • Ensure that good infection control practice and high standards of nursing care are given.


Skills & Experience

  • Registered Practitioner/ODP with NMC or HCPC registration.
  • Mentorship and/or Management course/qualification.
  • Extensive post qualification scrub experience in a range of surgical specialties. Experience in orthopaedics, robotic surgery, urology and gynaecology would be advantageous.
  • Demonstrate an advanced level of evidence-based theory and practice, with a proven record of clinical decision-making and autonomy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to lead a multi-disciplinary team, providing a competency based training programme.
  • Highly motivated individual who has a friendly disposition and flexible approach, with the ability to work to deadlines and be able to consistently communicate the progress of tasks.


We are an organisation that has charitable status and this helps us to drive forward our mission of reinvesting our income to deliver better patient outcomes. 

The London Clinic is proud of its diverse workforce and is committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We absolutely welcome applicants from underrepresented groups; if you think you have the skills and experience for the job, please apply - we would love to hear from you regardless of your background.

The successful applicant’s offer is subject to relevant DBS, Occupational Health and Reference Checks respectively, alongside standard Right to Work Checks.

Extra information

Type of Job
Health / Medical
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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