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Band 7 Senior Sister/Charge Nurse - Daisy Ward

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum inclusive
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Daisy Ward is a 15 bedded Stroke Rehabilitation ward under BHRUT who are recruiting a motivated and driven Band 7 Ward Manager to lead and manage their team. This is an exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced registered nurse who is highly motivated and enthusiastic, with a keen interest in caring for patients with stroke rehabilitation needs. Our Stroke patients pathway starts at Queen's Hospital whereby they may have under gone a Thrombolysis and/or a Mechanical Thrombectomy. In support of the patients rehabilition journey, Daisy a level 3 rehabiltiation centre supports the needs of some of these patients.

You should display effective leadership and management skills in order to lead the team to deliver high quality patient focused care and will need to work closely with the multidisciplinary team.

The stroke unit is friendly and supportive and has a commitment to providing a high quality of nursing care. You will lead the Nursing team in providing care to patients acting under the supervision of the Matron. You should work effectively within a team environment, have good communication skills, initiative, demonstrate enthusiasm about the role and share our passion and vision for providing high quality patient care, whilst working in line with the Trust PRIDE values.

Main duties of the job

To provide a focused leadership role and manage the staff and activities of the ward or clinical area as a supernumerary ward based leader.

To act as a role model, provide leadership and co-ordinate the ward team in the clinical area. To demonstrate advanced clinical specialist skills in order to provide the highest standard of individualised evidence based patient centred care while supervising the work of others (in line with local and national standards). To have continuing responsibility for the ward/clinical area.

About us

We provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. Most of our 7,800 permanent staff live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals and we operate from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London - more than 300,000 people visited our A& Es in 2023. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

We're pleased to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is one of eight to be accredited as part of a national scheme the Care Quality Commission has raised the ratings for urgent and emergency care at Queen's and King George hospitals and data released by NHS England showed that the Trust was the most improved in 2023 for reducing waits for emergency care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also part of the North East London Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process, assistance with completion of the application form or if you require any adjustments (for applicants with a disability) please contact Sarah Wood, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 4188. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification

Education / Qiualifications


  • RGN

Skills & Ablities


  • Leadership skills


  • Evidence of research and audit work



  • Recent experience at a Senior Level (Band 6) within a relevant speciality.
  • Evidence of managing a team of staff.

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


King George Hospital

Barley Lane



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