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Band 6 Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£42,471 to £50,364 per annum incl. HCAS
Closing date
29 Sep 2023
Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

�38,768 - �46,124 per annum incl. HCAS

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

An exciting opportunity has arisen for nurses who are looking for career development opportunities to join our General Medicine/ Care of the Elderly at Chelsea and Westminster Hospital as a Band 6 Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse. This is a fixed term post for 12 months

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic nurse with an interest in developing their leadership skills to join our existing team to continue to provide the highest quality patient care. We welcome applications from nurses that have at least 2 years acute hospital experience at a band 5 level, and with a keen interest in elderly care and the development of their professional nursing career. Our teams are motivated, committed and creative and want to develop in order to provide the best care we can.

As a division we offer band specific development pathways in house. The Trust also offers an in-house leadership course and specific training to develop your management & advanced clinical skills relevant to the area. . Mentors will be allocated and ward manager and practice development support is in place.

About us

About the Trust

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provide services from two main hospitals, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, and a number of clinics across London and the South-East.

We have nearly 7,000 members of staff that are PROUD to Care for nearly one million people.

We're one of the best performing Trusts in the country. We're also one of the top trusts to work for - our staff says they're engaged, motivated, and would recommend us as a place to work and receive treatment.

Our Trust has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as 'Good' in all five of the main domains of safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led, giving an us overall rating of 'Good'. We've also been awarded an 'Outstanding' rating for 'use of resources' by an NHS Improvement inspection.

Our facilities are some of the best in the country. We have been investing significant Capital year on year in our estate.

We have recently completed a �30m expansion of our adult and neonatal critical care facilities at Chelsea and Westminster and are planning an ambitious �60m development of an Ambulatory Diagnostics Centre at West Middlesex.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Managing a caseload of patients and being involved in complex discharge planning working collaboratively within MDT to provide high quality care and timely discharges.

Supporting and guiding junior colleagues, acting as a role model for student nurses.

Deputising for the ward manager in their absence.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • NMC Registration
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience as a band 5 Registered Nurse
  • Post-registration teaching/mentorship qualification
  • Knowledge of caring for patients with Non-Invasive Ventilation
  • Knowledge of caring for patients with Tracheostomy


  • Experience and Knowledge in palliative care
  • Previous experience in managing Acute Respiratory conditions
  • ILS trained

Employer details

Employer name

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Chelsea and Westminster


SW10 9NH

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