Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive of High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
25 Sep 2023

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An exciting opportunity has risen within our team and we are looking to recruit a Band 6 nurse who is driven and innovative.

We welcome applications from those who are experienced in end of life care and are ready for the day to day challenges of managing and leading a team.You must be a Registered Nurse with proven leadership skills and an experienced nurse at Band 5 in a hospice and/or healthcare establishment.

As a Band 6 Nurse on the Inpatient Unit at Meadow House, you can further develop your specialist skills as well as your managerial, leadership and teaching skills within a positive and challenging environment.There will be opportunities to undertake professional development in all areas of specialist palliative care.

We regret to inform you that we are unable to contact everyone who has not been shortlisted for an interview, thereforeif you do not hear from us with in 2 weeks after the closing date, please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the day to day clinical management of the In-Patient unit along with two other team leaders supporting the Band 7 Ward Manager. You will be responsible for leading a team of nurses and support workers to deliver a high standard of specialist palliative care in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team.

We pride ourselves in providing an excellent standard of patient care and we are committed to supporting patients and their families with complex palliative care needs at the end of their life.

About us

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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.

Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.

We run major acute services at:
  • Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK
  • St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease
  • Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice
  • Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.

We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view the main responsibility, please see the attached the Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Senior Registered Nurse


  • Palliative care experience


  • Degree/Degree pathway Palliative Care



  • Excellent communication Skills


  • Attended advance communication course

Employer details

Employer name

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust


Meadow House Hospice Inpatient Unit



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