Sister / Charge Nurse

Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum/pro rata
Closing date
1 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse to support the manager and team of nursing staff within the Same Day Emergency Care Unit (SDEC) at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

The candidate will require extensive post registration experience.

You will be an experienced RN, with a high standard of clinical knowledge, who is motivated to lead and support the the nursing team, building on your own clinical and managerial experience.

The successful candidate will be a role model for continuous professional behaviour and demonstrate the core values of the Trust. They will be able to show an enthusiastic approach and friendly manner towards patients, nurses and the multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be instrumental in supporting the SDEC Manager with the continuous improvement of the department, effectively monitoring and maintaining excellent standards of care that are reflected by patient experience. Sound clinical knowledge and experience in an acute setting is essential.

You must have a proven ability in supervising, managing and controlling the activities of a department in an efficient and effective manner. This will involve the assessment and implementation of appropriate care for new and current patients whilst ensuring adequate staffing levels are maintained and resources used appropriately.

Showing commitment and direction to the team as a whole you will actively participate in the teaching, training and supervision of all grades of staff. You will be required to be receptive to change, be dynamic and demonstrate active assistance and support to your more senior colleagues in the ongoing development of the department.

You must possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, you will have a proactive management style, anticipating and dealing with issues constructively within the multidisciplinary team setting. You must be flexible in your approach to the role and respond appropriately to the demands of an ever-changing workload.

About us

As a Trust, we are passionate about helping our staff to achieve their career aspirations, and can offer a variety of learning and development opportunities to support your continued professional development. Working with the Transforming Care Institute we can also offer in-house training such as degree/master modules, secondments and acting up opportunities.

We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (To provide excellent care for the communities we serve) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most - our patients and their families.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification

Professional /Technical Qualif


  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development / Qualification relevant to Area of Speciality
  • Proven Maths and English GCSE/equivalent grades 4-9/equivalent

Experience and Knowledge


  • Extensive post registration 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.
  • Evidence of teaching
  • Evidence in undertaking preceptor / mentorship role.


  • Involvement in Nursing audit/research.
  • An awareness and understanding of policy and practice relevant to speciality.

Employer details

Employer name

The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust


The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Mytton Oak Road



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