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Clinical Sister/ Charge Nurse

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Ward 41 is looking for experienced nurses to take on the role of Clinical Sister/ Charge Nurse to support a newly developed service and expanding workforce.

Ward 41 is a 36 bedded unit which has 12 Hyper-Acute Stroke beds and 24 Acute Stroke beds. The successful post holder will be dynamic, flexible and have a positive attitude. They will become part of a multi-disciplinary, compassionate, collaborative and enthusiastic team who strive to deliver the best care for patients.

Please not this post is not suitable for applicants who are required to undertake the OSCE training programme. Applicants who do not have a current valid UK NMC registration will not be considered for this post.

Main duties of the job

Are you looking for a challenge? Come and join our friendly, innovative team.

Our services include providing emergency stroke treatments for patients across Warwickshire. Following emergency treatment, we support patients with the next step in their journey and recovery, which is undertaken either in the community or at either George Eliot Hospital or Royal Leamington Spa Hospital.

Your professional development is supported by a dedicated clinical educator.

Come and join our world class team of highly skilled professional nurses and enjoy the wealth of experiences and satisfaction you can gain.

If you have any questions about this opportunity or would like to arrange a visit to our department then please contact Ward 41 Ward Manager - Natalie Gibbs on 02476967813

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A shift/ team leader, providing clinical leadership and management support, developing and evaluating best practice within the department. The post-holder will deputise for the department manager as required.

Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Will contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.

Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/ carers and the multi-professional team.

A skilled practitioner and clinical leader providing support to the management team, participating in service/policy development.

Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated/audited.

Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities including HR, resourse, and bleep holder responsibilities as appropriate.

Demonstrate highly technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient management including complex patient monitoring, equipment management and frequent administration of invasive tests/procedures.

Please see the attached job description for further details.

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

Clifford Bridge Road



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