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Ward Sister/Charge Nurse - Fountains Ward

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 May 2024

Job Details

Are you a highly motivated and passionate individual? Do you wish to lead and inspire others?

We have an exciting opportunity for a seconded Band 6 role within our friendly trauma orthopaedic team on Fountains ward.This will be a 12 month fixed term post.

We have a dedicated and supportive multidisciplinary team who pride themselves on providing the highest quality patient focused care.

If you are looking for a new challenge and then this is the job for you!

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:
  • Be responsible for maintaining the highest standards of care for our patients in the ward.
  • Provide professional, clinical and managerial leadership to nursing staff within the ward.
  • Contribute to managing the nursing and material resources of the ward in a flexible and cost-effective way.
  • Support the Ward Manager.
  • Act as a role model and lead with honesty and integrity
  • Support student nurses and junior staff

About us

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide 'outstanding' care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture - our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards.
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusion

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information and full details of this position please see the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact Gemma Umpleby on 01423 553407 or

Person Specification



  • NMC registered.


  • A Degree in related field.
  • Foundation Management / Leadership training.



  • Experience in acute surgical/orthopaedic nursing
  • Supervisory experience.


  • 2 years working as Senior Staff Nurse
  • Demonstrable level of competence
  • Experience in Change management

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Fountains Ward

Lancaster Park Road



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