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Sister/Charge Nurse - Trauma and Orthopaedics

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Trauma nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our busy and dynamic nursing team on the Trauma and Orthopaedic Ward. This is a demanding role that requires commitment and a positive approach towards change.

The successful candidate must have a proven ability in supervising, managing and controlling the activities of the unit in an effective and efficient manner.

You will be a clinical role model and must have a willingness to contribute to the development of the team as well as your own professional growth.

You will have excellent communication skills and high clinical standards with a passion to make a difference for patients and staff alike.

Main duties of the job

Band 6 duties include, coordination of ward activities, driving quality of care and having oversight of trust drivers, supporting staff to carry out training, being a role model for junior staff, supporting staff with off duty queries, responding to Datex, responding to complaints, being a senior nursing resource - learning how to decision make, understanding escalation pathways, enhancing communication skills.

About us

TheShrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trustcan offer yougreat career prospects and a fantastic work-life balance. Situated in one of the most attractive parts of the country with dramatic countryside and bustling towns we have state of the art facilities, supportive friendly teams and excellent professional development opportunities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person Specification

Professional /technical Qualif


  • RGN, Paediatric specialties RSCN , Operating Theatres RGN or Registered ODP.
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional development/ qualification relevant to area of speciality

Experience and Knowledge


  • Extensive post registration with recent experience in the relevant speciality or equivalent
  • High level clinical skills and knowledge.
  • Evidence of successfully co-ordinating, managing and leading the team on a day to day basis.


  • Involvement in Nursing audit and Research.
  • Experience in undertaking preceptor/mentor role.

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital,



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