Pre-Assessment Clinical Lead

Nuffield Health
Bournemouth, Dorset (GB)
Salary depending on experience
Closing date
13 Dec 2023

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Acute Care Nursing
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

As the UK’s largest Healthcare Charity, we’re offering you the chance to help shape the highest standards in patient care. Here, you’ll have the time you need to role model good practice and develop your colleagues. We’ll value your excellent communication skills and enthusiastic, forward-thinking approach. This is nursing as it should be.

As a Sister / Clinical Leader at our Bournemouth hospital, you’re registered with the appropriate governing body and you have the relevant qualifications and experience, including NMC. With excellent leadership skills, you hold post-registration experience in care of patients, pre and post operatively, in everything from Cardiac to Colorectal, Orthopaedic, ENT, Gynae and Urology. 

As a Sister / Charge Nurse, you will: 

  • Lead the Pre-Assessment department
  • Co-ordinate activity and be responsible for patient care and safety 
  • Be instrumental to the patient experience, ensuring seamless, personalised care
  • Work well with consultants who are experts in their field
  • Apply your knowledge and skills in assessment, care planning and delivery
  • Champion a supportive, enabling working culture on the ward, promoting staff safety

Helping you feel good.

We want you to love coming to work, feeling healthy, happy and valued. That’s why we’ve developed a benefits package with you in mind. From free private healthcare and gym membership to our cycle to work scheme, expert financial advice and more. At Nuffield Health, we take care of what’s important to you.

Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital  

At Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital we aim to provide the highest level of private healthcare, offering a wide range of first-class medical and surgical services. We also attract many of Dorset's leading consultant surgeons and physicians. Our hospital is conveniently located close to Bournemouth's town centre on Lansdowne Road. We offer the very latest medical facilities and technology, including state of the art diagnostic equipment. We have a special focus in the areas of orthopaedics, cosmetic surgery, diagnostic scanning, and men's/women's health. 

Join Nuffield Health and create the future you want, today.

If you like what you see, why not start your application now? We consider applications as we receive them and reserve the right to close adverts early (for example, where we have received an unprecedented high volume of applications). So, it’s a good idea to apply right away to ensure you’re considered for this role.

It starts with you. 

REWARDS & BENEFITS Helping you be and feel your best.

Annual Leave

25 days + Bank Holidays, increasing to 27 days after 5 years and to 30 days after 10 years of service.

Nuffield Health Healthcare Plan

Membership is free for employees and you can add partner and dependants at your own cost.

Financial Wellbeing

A range of employee benefits through a Financial Wellbeing provider – including affordable loans repaid through salary, access to your pay when you need it, simple savings, a government Help to Save scheme and money insights.

Cycle to Work Scheme

Save money, get fit and reduce your carbon footprint by taking advantage of this tax-efficient scheme to get a new bike.

Gym Membership

Free membership to any Nuffield Health gym, plus discounted memberships for family members.

Online GP

Discounted access to secure video and telephone GP consultations and a suite of healthcare management tools, provided by digital healthcare company Doctor Care Anywhere.

Emotional Wellbeing Support

Access to our Emotional Wellbeing services and discounted virtual, telephone, and face-to-face treatment.

Healthcare Scheme

Provides you with access to treatment in our own hospitals (or other Nuffield Health approved facilities).


For clinical roles grade 9 and below, the overtime is at a standard rate of pay. For unsocial hours, you’ll be paid an additional enhancement to your salary at the following rates: Nights Hours worked between 7pm and 7am on any day of the week, 30% of basic hourly rate. Weekends Hours worked between 7am and 7pm on a Saturday or Sunday, 20% of basic hourly rate. Bank Holidays Hours worked between midnight and midnight of a bank holiday, 100% of basic hourly rate.

THE NUFFIELD HEALTH ACADEMY Professional Development Programmes

Our Professional Development Programmes will support your career development with industry-leading training opportunities. And, because we work in smaller teams, you’ll experience a real sense of collaborative teamwork.

THE NUFFIELD HEALTH ACADEMY Leading at every level

We have various Leadership & Talent programmes aimed at developing our future leaders, from discovering leadership through to established and senior leadership programmes. Wherever you are in your career, we’ll provide the support if you have the drive and ambition to become one of our leaders.


We’re committed to nurturing the talent of the future. That’s why we support people on Apprenticeships in all areas of our organisation, regardless of age or skill level. With 50+ available programmes, you’ll start your career with us as part of a close-knit, welcoming team.


As a newly qualified Nurse/ODP, you have a great future ahead at Nuffield Health. Our 12-month Preceptorship programme is a learning journey designed to support newly qualified or newly registered Nurses, Nursing Associates and Applied Health Professionals to confidently settle into their careers and thrive within clinical practice at Nuffield Health.


Today, we are Britain’s largest not for profit healthcare business. We reinvest all profit in our expert staff, our technology and our facilities, to provide accessible, innovative ways for people to get and stay healthy.

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