Current vacancies at the Trust

Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse - Esther Ward

Band 6

Main area
Oncology & Haematology
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Guy's Hospital
£31,878 - £42,046 p.a inc HCA
22/07/2018 23:59
Interview date

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

If you are highly motivated, enjoy leading a team and are eager to learn how to run a ward then please apply for the Deputy Ward Manager postion on Esther Ward

Due to an increase in posts in the deputy sister team on Esther Ward an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced band 5 or 6 nurse to join the senior Nursing team.

The successful candidate would be expected to work in partnership with the other Deputy Sisters and to support the Ward Sister and the Matrons. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a highly renowned and innovative multi-disciplinary team at one of the UK's leading teaching Hospitals in the heart of London.

Esther is a 19 bedded ward comprising of 3 bays and 4 side rooms. Esther ward is an excellent place to develop your surgical oncology, medical oncology and short stay surgical (ENT and head neck) skills. Esther ward has a flex bay which opens and closes depending on the activity of the hospital.

As deputy sister on Esther ward there is the expectation that you role model the trusts behaviours, are positive through times of change and liaise regularly with members of your team, supporting their development in the absence of a PDN.

As deputy sister you will be taught how to manage the ward in the absence of the ward sister, be involved in decision making for the ward and also help action and cement new trust inactivates within the team.

The ward encompasses the trusts objectives and standards of care. Esther ward staff are very passionate at maintaining these standards and are always looking at ways to better patient experience. Esther ward has excellent patient feedback and the nurses are very proud of the care that is delivered.

We are looking for a caring and compassionate nurse who is highly motivated and enthusiastic to join the team in providing the highest standards of individualised patient care. You will be supported by the Ward Sister, Clinical nurse specialists and the in-patient Matron team.

Previous applicants(last three months)need not apply

Closing date is the 22nd of July 2018

Interviews will take place on the 30th of July 2018

Timewise helps businesses to attract and develop the best talent through flexible working.Positive about disabled peopleCare quality commission - Good

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI 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.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

To print a document or save it to your computer, please click with your right mouse button on the document title and select "Save Target As...". You can then save the document in a suitable place on your computer ready to print it out. Clicking with the left mouse button will open the document in a new window (if your web browser can do so).

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Please contact Ward Sister Jessica Chiverton (  or Isabelle Manning (ENT/Surgical Oncology matron) for further details or informal visits

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

© 2018 Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust King's Health Partners - pioneering better health for all