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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/06/2019.

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Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 290-ASN-012-A

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Charing Cross Hospital, London
£36,481 - £44,044 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 10,000 people, providing care for over a million 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 11 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.

Are you ready to progress in your career?

Do you want to develop your skills as a passionate leader?

If this is you, then welcome to our team of highly skilled professionals.

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust has an amazing opportunity to recruit a sister/charge nurse for our 25 bed Neurosurgical ward.

As a regional Neuroscience centre, we provide emergency and planned surgery across North West London, bringing together expertise across a range of neurosurgical conditions such as sub-arachnoid haemorrhage, hydrocephalus, spinal disorders and benign and malignant tumours of the brain and spine. As an academic health science centre, we aim to bring cutting edge research to the bedside for the benefit of our patients.

Based at Charing Cross Hospital, this post requires a person with enthusiasm, drive and vision who will hold a crucial role in the delivery of high quality neurosurgical care.

You will be required to demonstrate that you possess and embrace the values that are the embodiment of our organisation, that you aspire to continue to learn and develop within the role, becoming an expert in the field of neurosurgery to ensure we provide the best possible care.

As an innovative and forward thinking organisation we are proud to offer our staff genuine career development opportunities and are renowned for investing in and supporting our staff, with a strong ethos of continuous professional development. This will be supported by a Lead Nurse and a Clinical Practice Educator and you will have the opportunity to undertake a wide range of educational and development programmes to support you in your role.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Katharine Brown, Deputy Divisional Director of Nursing on 0203 311 5370 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!


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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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

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