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Senior Sister/ Charge Nurse

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking a highly motivated, inclusive and inspirational leader for Ward 2,our busy 24 bedded elective Arthroplasty Ward.

Ward 2 are a team who, working closely with other members of the multi-disciplinary team strive to continuously improve quality and standards of care and outcomes for patients.

The post holder will have 24 hour responsibility and accountability for safe, effective clinical practice and efficient management of the ward.

Main duties of the job

Hold overall responsibility for the organisation and management of the ward.

Provide clear clinical leadership and be responsible for ensuring the provision of high standards of holistic, patient centered care.

Accountability for co-ordinating patient care, the management of resources and performance of staff

Ensure safe and effective clinical practice

Enhance patient experience

Ensure effective capacity management

About us

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest specialist orthopaedic units in Europe. We offer planned orthopaedic surgery to people locally, nationally and internationally.

Our Trust is a very special hospital big enough to deliver world class services and small enough to offer exceptional patient and staff experience. We offer a working experience unique in the West Midlands and we're always on the lookout for passionate people to join our award-winning team.

The ROH is an equal opportunities employer. We employ people of difference and are committed to growing an inclusive culture, where difference is celebrated, and people feel able to bring their whole and authentic self to work.

We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a range of inclusive, family friendly and flexible working arrangements and policies, to support our people in the workplace. Flexible working requests will be considered.

The Trust is committed to the Disability Confident Interview Scheme and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy and consider them on their abilities.

If you have a disability and need any support with your application or require any reasonable adjustments to be implemented please do get in touch with the Recruiting Manager for this position so that the team can support you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details.

Promote the Trusts visions, values and divisional objectives.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current NMC Registration Diploma or Degree level qualification, or willingness to undertake Willingness to complete post graduate orthopaedic course Experience of supporting learners in practice Evidence of post basic training


  • Post registration orthopaedic qualification (or working towards) Leadership qualification



  • Substantial/significant experience required as a band 6 sister/charge nurse Evidence of continued professional development Excellent written and verbal communication skills Organisational skills and ability to lead a team Ability to be a change agent Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation


  • Acute medical & elective or emergency surgical experience

Skills & Knowledge


  • Demonstrate a knowledge of duties required for the post Leadership and evidence of sound decision making Ability to motivate others and be self motivating Adapt to a wide range of people and situations Effective time management skills

Personal Qualities


  • Desire to advance oneself and others Role modeel/team leader Act on own initiative Approachable and supportive Confident and assertive Excellent interpersonal skills Calm and professional IT literate

Other job requirements


  • Flexibility to cover service requirements Ability to work under pressure

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Bristol Road South


B31 2AP

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