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Senior Sister - Royal Orthopaedic Community Scheme

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum (Pro-rata)
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to join our well respected visionary early discharge community scheme, ensuring seamless transition for patient care from our wards to patients home environment. The service is well respected and consistently developing in its service provision. The team is well established and very much appreciated by the patients and families who have received the care and service from its range of professionals.

We are looking for an individual who is innovative and forward thinking with the ability to lead and develop this service, with drive and passion for excellent patient care and services.

Main duties of the job

Clinical leadership and team working1. As a visible, clinical nurse leader, promote team work within a multi-professional environment.Leading and ensuring planning and delivery of care is aligned to the professional values of care, compassion and respect. Demonstrating critical analysis and decision-making skills, leading the delivery of consistent high standards of evidence-based care, influencing and facilitating change within the ward / department.2. Maintain safe staffing rosters ensuring appropriate staff number and skill mix of staff for patientacuity. Escalate where deficits cannot be rectified locally.3. Take all reasonable care of health and safety at work for you, your team and others and undertake tasks required of a departmental manager in relation to Health & Safety record keeping, risk assessment and aspects of procedural compliance.

About us

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe. We offer planned orthopaedic surgery to people locally, nationally and internationally.

Our Trust is a very special hospital big enough to deliver world class services and small enough to offer exceptional patient and staff experience. We offer a working experience unique in the West Midlands and we're always on the lookout for passionate people to join our award-winning team.

The ROH is an equal opportunities employer. We employ people of difference and are committed to growing an inclusive culture, where difference is celebrated, and people feel able to bring their whole and authentic self to work.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a range of inclusive, family friendly and flexible working arrangements and policies, to support our people in the workplace.

The Trust is committed to the Disability Confident Interview Scheme and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

If you have a disability and need any support with your application or require any reasonable adjustments to be implemented please do get in touch with the Recruiting Manager for this position so that the team can support you.

To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a detailed job description and list of main responsibilities, please see the attached job description document.

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse with current NMC registration (NMC)


  • Leadership qualification



  • Substantial/Significant experience required as a Band 6 sister/charge nurse


  • Acute Medical & Elective or Emergency Surgical Experience.



  • Demonstrate a knowledge of duties required for the post


  • Experience of customer care

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust




B31 2AP

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