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Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Ward Sister/Charge Nurse position on Jervaulx Ward at Harrogate District Hospital.

We have a friendly and supportive multidisciplinary team and together we are dedicated in providing the highest standards of care to patients who are frail and acutely unwell.

Main duties of the job

The post is suitable for an experienced band 5 or equivalent who feels that they are ready for a new challenge who are able to motivate a team.

The post holder will need to be able to provide professional, clinical and managerial leadership to nursing staff within the Ward and have responsibility for maintaining the highest standards of care for patients in the Ward setting and to ensure patients have a positive experience.

The applicant would need to have good communication skills and be able to work closely with patients and families/carers to provide specialist nursing and care. The applicant will need to have experience of being in charge and dealing with complex discharges.

Be able to work as an effective member of the multidisciplinary team, providing high quality nursing care for patients to aid them through their acute illness and through the rehabilitation process.

To assist in the training of junior staff and students and act as role model.

About us

At Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust we provide 'outstanding' care to both our patients and our staff. We support staff through benefits, health and wellbeing initiatives and opportunities for personal and professional development.
  • An inclusive and supportive culture - our Trust encourages staff to bring their whole selves to work and active Staff Networks identify areas for improvement.
  • Staff Recognition - as well as regular appraisals, we recognise staff with our Making a Difference, Team of the Month Awards & Colleague Recognition Awards
  • Employee Support and wellbeing - we have a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme, counselling service and fast track physiotherapy service for employees.
  • Staff Benefits - We have a range of staff benefits and schemes to support staff health, engagement, wellbeing and inclusio

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this position please see the Job Description and Personal Specification attached.

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse
  • ENB 998 or equivalent to be either completed or due to be completed


  • A Degree in Nursing
  • Foundation Management/ leadership training



  • Experience in Palliative Care
  • Nursing Supervisory experience


  • Experience in charge management
  • Leadership experience

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Harrogate District Hospital



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