Working for The Royal Marsden

Join our world-class team and you will be part of a centre of excellence with an international reputation and a commitment to developing your career

Theatre Sister / Charge Nurse / Clinical Lead - Scrub

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Nursing and Midwifery
NHS AfC: Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
The Royal Marsden Hospital
£38,035 to £48,256 pa inc
26/01/2018 23:59

The Royal Marsden is a centre of excellence with an international reputation for ground-breaking research, complex major surgery and pioneering the very latest in cancer treatments and technologies. At the Royal Marsden we have a distinct set of values that define what we are and how we behave.

Our values encompass showing kindness and compassion and putting our patient care first, offering ideas for improving the quality and safety of services and supporting others in new ways of working, taking responsibility for personal and team performance and priorities and striving to ensure quality of services and make the best use of resources. We strive for excellence in all that we do and encourage professional development for all staff.

The Operating Theatres are located on the Chelsea and Sutton sites and Endoscopy Unit the Chelsea site. In Chelsea, there are seven theatres (including two laparoscopic theatres) and 14 recovery bays that provide care to adults, as well as the two da Vinci Robots. In Sutton, there are two theatres and five recovery bays that provide care to both adults and paediatrics. The Endoscopy unit offers a range of day case and inpatient therapeutic and diagnostic endoscopic procedures.      

The teams include Anaesthetists, Surgeons, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Surgical First Assistants, Nursing Staff, Operating Department Practitioners, Health Care Assistants and Porters.

The role of Deputy Matron is pivotal in supporting the Matron in the delivery of our high standards of surgical and diagnostic care to all patients, their family and significant others. We are seeking a highly motivated theatre nurse or practitioner who will work in collaboration with our Matron, consultants and dedicated multi-professional team. You will clinically and professionally lead over 100 nurses and operating department practitioners in collaboration with the Matron. The post holder will also collaborate with other Matrons such as the Matron for Critical Care.

The successful candidate will have excellent theatre clinical skills with a post gradute theatre qualification. Significant experience in a senior healthcare management role is essential at a minimum of band 7. If you are highly driven, share our vision and are seeking an exciting opportunity we look forward to your application.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lian Lee, Matron-Theatres & Endoscopy (Chelsea & Sutton),

020 7352 8171 ext 8289


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Recruitment Support Team
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