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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse -Frailty Floor

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 a year pa Inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
3 Dec 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Elderly care nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary

The postholder will provide high quality nursing care working within a cohesive multidisciplinary team.

The expectations within this job description will be met through leadership, hands on clinical practice, education and training, and research.

Main duties of the job

Band 6 Junior Sister/Charge Nurse - Frailty floor

Are you an experienced Band 5 Registered Nurse looking to develop your career? Do you have a passion for frail, elderly and dementia patient care?

Frailty Ward is looking to recruit a Band 6 Junior Sister/Charge Nurse. The successful candidate will be have extensive knowledge and experience from working in the care of the elderly environment and have excellent communication and leadership skills. The successful candidate will be expected to support the ward manager in the day to day running of the ward and act up in their absence.

This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who would like to build their management and leadership skills.

This is an exciting time to join Epsom & St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, the government has committed to invest �500 million to refurbish buildings at Epsom and St Helier and to build a new emergency hospital at the Sutton site, which will hold great opportunities for staff and patients.

We look forward to hearing from you.

About us

Welcome to the Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. We offer an extensive range of services, including cancer, pathology, surgery, and gynecologyto over 490,000 people in south west London and north east Surrey. We operate two busy general hospitals, Epsom Hospitaland St Helier Hospital, and run services from other locations, including Sutton Hospital. We are also part of two innovative integrated care partnerships - Sutton Health and Careand Surrey Downs Health and Care. St Helier Hospital is home to the South West Thames Renal and Transplantation Unitand Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, while Epsom Hospital is home to the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC). Both Epsom and St Helier hospitals have Accident and Emergency departments (A& E)and Maternity services (Obstetrics). With nearly 900,000 people coming to our hospitals for care and treatment every year, our almost 5,000 staff and 500 volunteers work around the clock to keep our busy hospitals running smoothly.

As teaching hospitals, we play a key role in the education and training of tomorrow's doctors, nurses and other health professionals. Both sites work in partnership with St George's Hospital and St George's Medical School in south London to deliver high quality education and research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the Junior Sister/Charge Nurse role at Epsom and St Helier.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse



  • Good Basic Education and experience in the speciality
  • Post registration course in the speciality


  • Evidence of other courses and training appropriate to specialty



  • Understanding of Clinical Audit & Clinical Governance
  • Knowledge of current clinical and professional issues.



  • Good verbal, written communication skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to develop own practice



  • Understanding of the principles of managing a small team

Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust


St Helier Hospital

Wrythe Lane



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