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Ward Sister

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Job overview

37.5 Hours per week

Are you wanting to lead, develop and support a team in a busy Hip and femur Fracture ward environment?

Do you want to gain experience in Trauma and Orthopaedics?

If so, we are looking for a self-motivated individual to work with us to continue to develop our Hip Fracture Unit (Ward 25).

Ward 25 is a 21 bedded Hip and femur Fracture Trauma Ward, caring for complex patients. It is a busy and rewarding environment to work in. Supported by the Matron and Ward Manager, Ward Sisters and Charge Nurses, Registered Nurses, Assistant Practitioners, Health Care Assistants and Ward administration support, you will be fully supported in your exciting role.

The successful applicant will be involved in delivering an efficient, quality service that meets the needs of all clients with fragility femur fractures, spanning across two main specialities of orthopaedic surgery and orthogeriatric medicine The role requires you to be flexible, resilient and forward thinking, with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Great ward sisters and charge nurses have a strong sense of ownership of their wards and thrive on being in charge. You will be an honest person who is straightforward and has high standards. You will thrive on the busy nature of our ward and you will enjoy keeping things going when it gets tough.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

This post requires skills including having the right strengths and being a positive motivator. You will work with a team of Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeons and Older Persons Medicine Consultants, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Hip Fracture Specialist Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Dieticians working together to enhance patient care and experience.

This vacancy will close once sufficient applications have been received.

About us

Leadership and Improvement TrainingSouth Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:o Explore leadership within the NHSo Promote Trust Values and Behaviourso Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skillso Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • Degree or Diploma in Nursing.
  • Recognisable teaching qualification



  • Experience working within an acute or community setting.


  • Involvement or Champion/ lead in a quality improvement initiative across your immediate team or within your service

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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