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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/09/2021.

Band 7 Charge Nurse HIV

Job Reference: 290-ASH-056-B

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Genito-Urinary Medicine
St Mary's Hospital, London
£45,780 - £51,393 pa inc

Fulfil your potential in hospitals that make history:

Charing Cross, Hammersmith, St Mary’s, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and Western Eye.

With five world-renowned hospitals, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust is full of opportunity if you are looking to develop your healthcare career.

We are an NHS Trust of approximately 14,000 people, providing care for over a million and a half patients from north west London and beyond every year. We have a rich heritage and an ambitious vision for the future of our patients and local communities.

With our partners, Imperial College London, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust and The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, we form Imperial College Academic Health Science Centre, one of 6 academic health science centres in the UK, working to ensure the rapid translation of research for better patient care and excellence in education.

We are proud of our heritage in innovation and we are early adopters of new insights in technologies, techniques and treatments for improving health.

Band 7 Charge Nurse

The HIV team at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust have a new post available. The post involves managing our Dayward (50% of the time) and working as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (50% of the time) This post is permanent.

Based at St Mary’s hospital providing HIV care of the highest quality to over 3,200 patients, this role will best suit a skilled & motivated practitioner who has contemporary, sound theoretical knowledge of HIV with proven interest & awareness in HIV issues.

You will possess excellent communication skills & the ability to prioritise & manage your own workload. You will be expected to have the desire to move the service forward using your detailed knowledge of factors influencing HIV care provision in today’s NHS

We require:

  • A 1st Level registered nurse (Adult or equivalent)
  • Current clinical HIV experience
  • A confident and adaptable clinician who can work at an ‘advanced level’ using patient group directions / independent nurse prescribing & clinical guidance documents
  • A degree in nursing / health promotion / public health or related appropriate clinical discipline.

Your role will involve:

  • Working across the Trusts hospital sites
  • Giving HIV & co-infection diagnoses; offering appropriate support, follow up & partner notification
  • Managing your own nurse led clinics, including treatment support, stable patients etc
  • Providing HIV specialist advice for inpatient & outpatients
  • Acting as a link with Primary care
  • Mentoring junior staff
  • Taking an active role in departmental teaching
  • Audit, research & service development
  • Managing more junior staff

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy prior to the closing date should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date.

“We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need”

For further details / informal visits contact:

Nick Osborn, Senior Nurse HIV on 0203 312 7899 or

At Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people. You’ll be working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You’ll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include opportunities for career development, flexible working and wellbeing, plus a staff recognition scheme. Also, take advantage of optional benefits including the cycle to work and car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

All of our hospitals have quick transport access to the Westfield shopping and leisure centre, the West End and a range of local bars, cafes and restaurants - ideal for team socials!


Please note once the vacancy that you have applied for has closed your application will be transferred to the Trac Recruitment System and you can expect emails from this site.

Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. If you are shortlisted you will be contacted by email and text message (if you provide a mobile contact number).

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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