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Senior Registered Nurse

Job Description

BMI Fawkham Manor in Longfield is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country.

We have an opportunity for a Senior Registered Nurse to join their team of staff in the Wards department.

This is a FULL time role for 375 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Registered with NMC at level 1
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to support and lead a department.
  • Experience of applying clinical reasoning skills across a range and varied patient case mix and competent across a range of skills
  • Evidence of success in working in partnership with Consultants balanced with skill to act as patient advocate.
  • Previous experience as Staff Nurse.
  • Evidence of continued professional development.
  • Knowledge of Care Quality Commission standards
  • ENB 998 and/or mentorship course Management experience (Desirable)
  • ILS (Desirable)
  • ALS (Desirable)

Duties of this role include:

  • To take the lead on clinical shifts, in the absence of Senior Sister/Ward Manager and take responsibility for all aspects of ward management without supervision.
  • Act as a role model for the ward team to encourage achievement of the highest clinical quality standards;
  • To ensure that standards of patient care are consistently maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies and procedures as a skilled member of the nursing team;
  • To promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors;
  • To assist the Senior Sister/Ward Manager in delivering the Hospitals strategic objectives for the ward and nursing service generally.

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

BMI Healthcare Scheme
Childcare Vouchers
Staff Pension Scheme
25 days holiday per annum
Gym membership discount


If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV. We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.

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.

UK Registration

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

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