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Senior Sister/Charge Nurse (Band 7)

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Critical Care Services are looking to recruit a substantive Band 7 to provide professional, clinical and managerial leadership to our 30 bedded Critical Care units spread across two sites.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a motivated and experienced nurse whowill lead one of our professional teams and work collaboratively within our multi-disciplinary team in our ambition to be recognised as outstanding Critical Care Services.

On each shift you will have specific responsibility for leading and developing a nursing team within the critical care service. Providing leadership on quality, including patient experience, patient safety, clinical governance, and regulatory compliance. Fundamental to this, is the development of a culture where excellent quality patient care is at the heart of all that we do.

If you think you have the drive, commitment and enthusiasm to successfully implement change and want towork in a well-established nursing and managerial team and be provided with excellent personal and professional development opportunities then please apply.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve life

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of what this role entails

    Person Specification



    • Post graduate qualification relevant to clinical speciality Adult intensive care course
    • Current NMC registration
    • Registered RGN
    • Leadership or management qualification


    • NMP
    • Counselling Skills Certificate qualification
    • Masters degree or working towards

    Leadership and Management


    • Leadership skills



    • Demonstrable experience post registration
    • Relevant Critical Care experience at band 6
    • Relevant supervisory management experience within a critical care setting
    • Promote clinical excellence
    • Evidence of previous resource management experience
    • Experience in research and audit

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust- BMEC

    Dudley Road


    B71 4HJ

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