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Senior Sister/Charge Nurse

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The Post holder will be a clinical expert in the management and treatment of fractures and orthopaedic injuries

To ensure the smooth running of the Trauma ward encompassing a safe patients journey from admission to discharge .

Newton 3 is a 29 bedded acute trauma ward admitting from surgical assessment unit and the emergency department. We also have admissions from other acute NHS Trusts. We work closely with our elective sister ward and will soon be locating to the brand new hospital.

Main duties of the job

To provide the ward with a professional focus for leadership and clinical excellence andwill take responsibility for the assessment of training and development needs for the staff especially within the orthopaedic setting.

To take responsibility for the ongoing development needs of the service and patients upholding clinical standards and enabling staff to deliver high standards of care to act as a role model at all times.

To ensure the smooth running of the Trauma ward encompassing a safe patients journey from admission to discharge .

The role would entail , budgetary responsibilities, safe working roster and environment for staff, whilst being a visible presence on the ward to ensure professionalism.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    For further details about this job please see the attached job description and person specification attached for more information.

    Person Specification



    • Relevant post registration experience
    • Experience of being team leader
    • Relevant experience in Surgery
    • Experience in research and audit



    • RN (Branch)
    • Current NMC registration.
    • Degree level qualification in health related subject
    • Teaching and Assessing qualifications


    • Counselling Skills Certificate qualification
    • Masters degree or working towards
    • Leadership or management qualification

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS TRust


    B71 4HJ

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