Charge Nurse


Job Description

We have excellent opportunity an experienced Clinical Team Lead also known as Charge Nurse, to manage a team of registered nurses and care assistants in a neurological centre in Aberdeen. This role is a 37.5hr week with a salary range of 38247 – 43331

As the Charge Nurse, you will be responsible for:

  • You will have responsibility to ensure effective performance management of all clinical staff in line with company policies and procedures for recruitment, induction, development, supervision, appraisal and discipline.
  • To lead the nursing team in developing the quality of nursing care, acting as a source of support and advice to colleagues and relatives
  • To ensure that clinical care is provided in line with multi professional, evidence based care plans, is timely and appropriate and that company policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Take responsibility for a service user group, consulting and liaising with the multi-disciplinary team, service users, family/carers over their care


  • NHS Pension Transferable or Company pension scheme
  • NHS Leave Honoured /27 days holiday – rising to 33 with length of service plus bank holidays
  • Option to buy and sell up to five days holiday
  • Competitive enhanced pay
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Corporate discount with hundreds of retailers and services
  • Staff discount of 10% on new goods
  • Free uniform
  • Carers leave policy
  • Structured induction programme and learning and development opportunities.

The sucessful Charge Nurse will have the following skills/attributes:

  • Registered Nurse or degree level qualification, possible further study.
  • Experience in specialist palliative or neurological care depending on service requirement. Committed to service user involvement.
  • Demonstrable experience of practising in a self-directed and highly motivated way
  • An ability to provide teaching and mentorship in a clinical setting
  • Able to effectively manage change and manage performance
  • Clinical leadership skills