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Senior Staff Nurse - Castle Ward - Internal Only

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Senior Staff Nurse - Castle Ward - Internal Only

Castle ward is an Rheumatology and Endocrine inpatient ward.

The post would ideally suit a nurse who is keen to develop their professional profile - someone who recognize opportunities for improvements and is a motivator to drive forward changes within the ward.

A dynamic and enthusiastic senior nurse with the ambition to succeed, willingness to learn and ability to work with the whole team in support of the ward manager.

A nurse keen to develop their management skills, has excellent communication and interpersonal skills and motivated to develop skills and training appropriate to the role would be an ideal candidate for this post.

Main duties of the job

Support the Ward / Department Sister/ Charge Nurse in leading the team to deliver the objectives of the clinical area. In the absence of the Ward Department /Sister/ Charge Nurse, be responsible for ensuring that all patients in the given clinical area receive safe, competent nursing care. Lead the team for which he/ she is responsible, working flexibly to support other/ more junior colleagues on a day-to-day basis.

About us

The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest District General Hospitals in the country. The hospital achieved Foundation Trust status on 1st June 2006. It was the first Foundation Trust in the South Central Strategic Health Authority. The Trust has a successful track record of delivering high quality acute medical and surgical services for 500,000 patients across West Berkshire, an area extending from Newbury in the west to Henley-on-Thames in the east, and including Wokingham and parts of Hampshire to the south and parts of Oxfordshire to the north. The Trust is Reading's biggest employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details on the job role, please refer to the Job description and Person specification attached.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse



  • Experience (through placement or employment ) of working in an acute clinical environment
  • Experience in mentoring/ facilitation/ teaching/ assessing/ coaching.
  • Experience of leadership/ management and speciality development



  • Demonstrates sound clinical knowledge and up to date nursing practice with evidence of critical thinking and problem solving
  • Demonstrates awareness of current professional nursing issues

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

Craven Road



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