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Senior Sister/Charge Nurse

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 per annum pro rata INCL HCAS
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust is growing and moving forward with ambitious plans and major investment in our people and facilities! It's an exciting time to join us and grow as a professional - while playing your part in the delivery of first class care.

This is an exciting opportunity for a committed leader with exemplary communication and interpersonal skills, who is an excellent role model and passionate about quality, safety and innovation. The role is high profile and requires you to lead and manage a team of nurses with varied skills and experience.

You must have energy and enthusiasm to oversee the delivery of safe and effective care, explore new and innovative ways of working and drive forward the Trust Quality Strategy. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate insight into team structures, dynamics and have the ability to motivate and influence stakeholders.

We are proud to hold an outstanding rating by CQC and have carefully developed a robust plan to extend our capacity to support the current pandemic climate.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit Band 7 Senior Sister/Charge Nurses to join our critical care team based on the Wexham site. The successful individuals will provide leadership, responsibility and accountability for the management of the Critical Care unit.

We are looking for a dynamic, motivated team leader who is looking to join our Senior Team. We are looking to recruit Band 7 Senior Sister/Charge Nurses to join our critical care team based on the Wexham site. The successful individuals will provide leadership, responsibility and accountability for the management of the Critical Care unit.

The post holder will be expected to support the Matron and Head of Nursing in delivering the Trusts Nursing agenda in ensuring that both local, cross site and national quality targets as well as key performance indicators are achieved.

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our three core values, and the behaviors that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other, Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical, and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties.

Job description

Job responsibilities


Ensure that the quality of patient care is the prime concern of all nursing staff working within the unit by:

Ensuring that a systemic approach to individualised care is practiced in the Unit and that nursing staff understand and adhere to the philosophy of the nursing process.

Ensuring that the Unit staff understand and meet the physicial and psychological needs of the patients and their relatives.

Ensure that work carried out in the Unit is within the Policies and procedures of the Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust and also the Code of Professional Conduct of the NMC.

Exercising approved autonomous advanced nursing practice when appropriate.

To act as an excellent clinical nursing role model in the management of patients requiring critical care.

Ensure that the agreed standards and procedures are effectively adhered to.

Ensure that Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust Policy on care, custody and control of drugs is practiced.

To maintain own and others awareness of relevant research evidence relating to the critical care speciality and participate in applying this to practice.

Please see Job Description and Person Specification for further information

Person Specification



  • Registered General Nurse
  • Educated to degree level of working towards a degree
  • Recognised post registration critical care qualification



  • Strong leadership and management skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload and others
  • Ability to identify and mange poor performance


  • Effective team building and staff development



  • Ability to provide strong leadership
  • Credible clinical expert


  • Experience of writing policies

Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust


Wexham Park Hospital



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