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Junior Sister / Charge Nurse - Main Outpatients

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Kingston Upon Thames
£40,701 to £48,054 a year pa pro rata incl of HCAS (15%)
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Would you like to work in a friendly and supportive department, in a Trust which prides itself on providing high-quality services to the local community?

Are you a motivated, caring and dedicated individual?

Would you like to work in a developing department that is focused on improving patient and staff experience?

If you have answered YES to any of these questions look no further as we are currently looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team in MOPD.

Previous experience in Outpatients is essential.

Experience of managing a team and working in a busy environment is desirable.

It is an exciting opportunity to develop leadership skills, staff training ,MDT coordination and budget management.

You will be joining an established team, keen for change and to maintain our CQC outstanding status.

Kingston Hospital's experienced and friendly staff provides a supportive culture where there is the potential to forge a great career.

The Hospital is based in Kingston upon Thames, a bustling riverside town on the borders of London and Surrey. Kingston offers a wide variety of bars, cafes, restaurants and clubs and shopping to rival central London. Richmond Park is just a 15 minute walk from the Hospital and the Hospital is well served by public transport, with Norbiton Station on the doorstep. This allows you to jump on a train and arrive in central London, 12 miles away, in less than 30 minutes.

Main duties of the job

We provide a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services. We are currently developing our main outpatient area with the aim of improving patient and staff experience.

We are looking for a Junior Sister/Charge Nurse who will be responsible for managing the day to day clinical activities carried out in the department. The role will hold key responsibility for shift management and ensuring appropriate staff and skill mix across the ward on a daily basis to ensure excellent delivery of patient care. The post holder will act as a role model for junior members of the team in the delivery of high standards of nursing care. The post holder will be a bleep holder and be expected to deal with complaints and queries from staff, patients and relatives. The post holder will also be expected to deputise for the supervisory ward Sister/Charge Nurse during periods of absence.

If you can demonstrate a caring, compassionate approach and want to work as part of a team that values each other then we would like to hear from you.

About us

Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country - close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance. -Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 - Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year. -HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.

Trust Values

Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:

- Caring- Safe - Responsible - Value Each Other - Inspiring

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document and person spec which contains more information about the role

Person Specification



  • Band 5 staff nurse experience in MOPD
  • Clear knowledge of role and evidence of leadership



  • Dynamic/ Innovative/
  • Excellent communication- verbal and written



  • RGN 1srt Level
  • Relevant Post registration Course



  • Up to date specialist & professional knowledge
  • Team building

Employer details

Employer name

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kingston Hospital NHS Trust

Galsworthy Road

Kingston Upon Thames


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