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Senior Sister/Charge Nurse

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic and energetic Band 7- Ward Sister/Charge Nurse to lead a team and offer their expertise and skills in shaping and developing activities in the medical assessment ward (McGill) in Winchester

You will be a passionate advocate for outstanding care, recognising and meeting the priorities of our patients and staff. You will have exceptional transformational leadership skills and a drive to improve practice and learning

Main duties of the job

What we are looking for:
  • Leadership, the successful candidate must be a leader who will promote excellence within the ward. We are looking for someone with previous band 6 or higher experience who can bring innovative ideas to the ward and develop and mentor a team.
  • Innovation, Evidence of quality improvement and advancing practice who is committed to promoting evidence-based care.
  • Enthusiasm, advanced communication skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Aspiration, the successful candidate must be committed to improving their own clinical practice, knowledge and skills.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.

We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.

The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached and by visiting our website onhhtp://

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Degree level education or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, or employment experience
  • Teaching and Assessing Qualification or equivalent study or work experience
  • Band 6 with minimum 1 years experience at this level
  • Professional UK registration e.g. NMC, HCPC

Experience & Knowledge


  • Evidence of significant post registration clinical work experience
  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development (CPD) clearly recorded for professional profile
  • Experience of staff supervision and mentorship including, employee relations, performance, conduct and training needs analysis


  • Understanding of Health Environment policies and legislation including Clinical, Human Resources, Equality & Diversity , Governance

Other Specific Requirements


  • Professionally presented and calm approach
  • Keen to learn and take on opportunities for personal and departmental development
  • Ability to manage conflicting and constantly changing priorities

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


McGill Ward, Royal Hampshire County Hospital


SO22 5DG

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