About Nightingale Hospital

Nightingale Hospital is the only private mental health hospital in Central London, with over 30 years of experience in delivering specialised, evidence-based treatments in outpatientday patient, and inpatient settings.

Our dedicated team of specialists is committed to diagnosing and treating all types of mental health conditions, including eating disorders and addictions. Conveniently located, we are a two-minute walk from Marylebone mainline and Underground stations, and within a ten-minute walk of Baker Street and Edgware Road Underground stations.

We are owned by the international medical group Orpea, delivering the full spectrum of psychiatric care, and high-quality care home and rehabilitation services across the globe.

The main purpose of the job

Reporting to and supported by the Ward Managers/Hospital Director, this role is key in driving the regulatory environment and adherence to group guidelines and protocols. The Hospital Director sits on the Hospital Senior Management Team Board.

Main responsibilities include:

  • To maintain an effective administration system to meet the needs of the nursing department and clinical services.
  • To assist the Ward Managers and Clinical/Nursing staff in registering booking staff returns and submissions.
  • To maintain data on agency nurses to support the managers in maintaining of revalidating data.
  • To have a good understanding and ability to monitor the implementation of the MHA.
  • To assist the Ward Managers with the input of data on staffing/leave/absence and to comply with the payroll system.
  • To support clinicians in ordering of stock.
  • To assist in meeting minute taking as scheduled in by the hospital.
  • To support in the ward inductions with the view to buddy new employees.
  • To support in various projects.
  • To assist in compiling evidence required for registration and compliance.
  • To administer and maintain the evidence database & monitor the completion of action plans.
  • To participate in the annual audit programme.
  • To provide reports for Clinical Governance/Care Quality Monitoring as required.
  • To assist in reports and data collection for corporate requests
  • To provide Mental Health Act administration function (training will be provided)
  • Assist in the logistics of the delivery of the mandatory training programme (cover); logging and evidencing attendance and setting up specialist instructors.
  • Assist in the logistics of the delivery of any specialist training programmes; logging and evidencing attendance and setting up specialist instructors.
  • Take full ownership of the Clinical Supervision monthly logs and report back the numbers to the ward managers monthly.
  • 95% of Clinical Supervision to be completed each month. These findings should be shared with the Hospital Director monthly.
  • Ensure that the relevant time sheets are processed in a timely manner

Salary: £28,000 per annum inclusive of London Allowance

Job type: Full-time (37.5 hours per week)


The following skills and qualifications are essential:

  • 5 GCSE’s or equivalent Glade C or above (must include English)
  • Experience of working with computer-based systems pertaining to information management
  • Good English communication skills both verbal and written
  • Excellent computer literacy skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Good problem solving/decision making skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Readiness to accept direction
  • Professional attitude, Flexibility, Good interpersonal skills, Leadership skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate assertiveness, tact and diplomacy appropriately.
  • Enthusiastic, Self-motivated, Proactive and Flexible
  • Desire to work in the area of Healthcare
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Ability to prioritise tasks
  • Commitment on multi-disciplinary working
  • Flexibility in approach to work
  • Ability to present self in a confident manner
  • Ability to accept and act on management guidance
  • Readiness to accept direction

Strongly desirable qualities include:

  • Proficiency in computer skills including Microsoft Office
  • Mental Health Act administrator experience
  • Ability to investigate and follow systems in managing clinical information
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act
  • Ability to contribute to developing nursing excellence within teams.
  • Willingness to undertake additional duties, based upon departmental needs of the service

Main benefits

We offer a comprehensive range of benefits, including:

  • 25 days’ holiday increasing up to 30 days for long service plus bank holidays*
  • A, ‘refer a nurse scheme’ paying £2000 per successful recruit *
  • Opportunities for continuous professional development (CPD) and training
  • Generous Company pension scheme with The People’s Pension
  • 100% of NMC registration renewal paid (subject to meeting the criteria)
  • Generous Company sick pay*
  • Annual staff bonus (discretionary)
  • Interest Free Travel Loan scheme *
  • Free life assurance cover (4 x salary)
  • On-site restaurant with subsidised staff meals at breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • An extensive Perkbox staff benefits package, offering a comprehensive range of discounts and access to well-being apps
  • Free eye tests and contribution towards the cost of glasses (if required)
  • Long service recognition*
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay*
  • Long-term disability insurance*

*Subject to T&Cs


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  • Marylebone, London

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