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Senior Staff Nurse - Acute Stroke & Neuro-rehabilitation (Mark Ward)

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
£40,448 to £47,965 a year p.a inc HCA
Closing date
1 Jun 2023
Job summary

We have vacancy on Mark ward for a Band 6 senior staff nurse.

Are you a motivated, enthusiastic nurse with extensive post-registration experience in patient care and the emergency pathway? If so we would like you to join our team! Mark Ward is an acute stroke and neuro -rehabilitation unit at GSTT. We have strong team work an active development and support culture and are launching a brand new Leadership programme.

As an essential part of the role you will be able to provide strong clinical leadership and assist the ward manager and deputies in leading the team, ensuring a high standard of care is delivered to patients and their families.

Mark Ward has a committed multidisciplinary team who take an active role in the development of their staff and the service.

Closing Date: 29th May 2023

Interview Date: 23rd June 2023

Main duties of the job

The Senior Staff role on Mark Ward forms integral in providing and contributing to stable and safe leadership within Stroke and Neurorehabilitation discipline at GSTT. We are a 28 bed Ward.

The duties and responsibilities of the post holder include supporting the nursing and MDT workforce in contributing to and delivering high standards of Clinical Leadership, Clinical expertise with commitment to excellent standards of patient care, supporting in processes relating to people management , providing Training and Education to peers and new staff, supporting and leading the team in adhering to areas of compliance and governance whilst utilising proficient communication skills to support our patients and staff.

About us

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK's best known hospitals - Guy's, St Thomas', Evelina London Children's Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield - as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

We are among the UK's busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark.

We have around 22,700 staff, making us one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country and one of the biggest employers locally.

Organisational Values:

Our values help us to define and develop our culture, what we do and how we do it. It is important that you understand andreflect these values throughout your employment with the Trust.

The post holder will:
  • Put patients first
  • Take pride in what they do
  • Respect others
  • Strive to be the best
  • Act with integrity

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please see detailed job description and person specification attached for further information about this role

Person Specification

Value and Behaviour


  • Value and Behaviour



  • 1st level nurse
  • Knowledge of current medical conditions and patient assessment
  • Mentorship qualification / SSSA&P


  • Sign Off Mentor Qualification / SSSA&P
  • ILS
  • Stroke Module
  • Knowledge of current stroke pathway



  • Ability to lead and manage staff groups
  • Current clinical knowledge
  • Current relevent clinical practice experience
  • Advanced communication skills and management skills


  • Leadership course
  • Tracheostomy trained



  • Significant post registration experience at band 5
  • Acute health care setting experience


  • Experience of managing people
  • Experience in complex discharge planning

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