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Ward Sister

Central London Community Health Trust
Potters Bar
£37,162 to £44,629 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
27 May 2024

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CLCH Hertfordshire Adult Community Services - CLCH NHS Trust provides a range of Community Services, and the Hertfordshire Division is recruiting!

An exciting opportunity has risen to work in our bed-based unit at Potters Bar Community Hospital. The ward is a 29 bedded rehabilitation unit working as part of Herts Division Bedded Unit for Central London Community Healthcare.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a dynamic Band 6 Registered Nurse with experience in acute or community hospital.

The successful applicant will need to be able to demonstrate trust values and have a passion for working with patients during their rehabilitation enabling them to regain maximum self-sufficiency and return home. Applicants must be able to exhibit leadership, motivate and support staff towards continuous learning in the work environment.

You need to be active, innovative, diligent and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

About us

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

As an NHS trust,we are committed to equal opportunities and ensuring equality and diversity in the workplace.

We have a number of staff networks: Disability and Wellbeing Network (DAWN), Race Equality Network and the Rainbow Network which supports LGBT+ staff. Each network has a champion who is an executive director at the Trust and they hold regular meetingsto discuss issues andmake plans to improve CLCH .

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care
  • To work in a collaborative manner and liaise with other professionals and agencies to ensure a high quality service for patients
  • To lead and monitor the performance and work of the nursing team
  • To provide a stimulating environment for patients and carers
  • To ensure the effective running of the Ward in the absence of the Ward Manager.

Please refer to the attached job description for full list ofresponsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current UK NMC registration
  • Post-registration qualification in older people's nursing or equivalent.
  • Evidence of continuing professional education and training at diploma/degree level
  • Qualification in team / service management or prepared to work towards.
  • Mentor or practice based learning training



  • Evidence of recent post-registration nursing experience in older peoples' nursing.
  • Experience of negotiating and liaising within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience of working with people with complex needs.
  • Experience of coordinating and managing a team.
  • Experience of teaching others and mentoring students.
  • Experience of evidence-based care.
  • Experience of change management

Skills & Knowledge


  • Knowledge of NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Knowledge of Personal Development Planning.
  • Knowledge of older peoples' nursing, CQC standards, GSF, relevant NSFs and other national standards
  • Knowledge of the audit process
  • Knowledge of evidence based practice
  • Knowledge of clinical governance & clinical supervision.
  • Knowledge of managing difficult situations and conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of how equal opportunities can be implemented in practice.
  • Has a range of clinical skills and expertise relevant to continuing care of older people.
  • Able to lead and motivate a team and implement change
  • Able to work autonomously, planning and prioritising own workload and that of others
  • Able to delegate work effectively and safely.
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Able to deal with conflict and manage appropriately.
  • Ability to assess a situation and act appropriately.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Able to identify learning and development needs and actively seek ways of meeting those needs.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to manage and appraise staff
  • Ability to problem-solve and demonstrate clinical reasoning.

Key Attributes


  • Able to carry out the duties of the post, including working an internal rota
  • Flexible attitude to change and new ways of working

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Potters Bar Hospital

Potters Bar


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