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Senior Staff Nurse - Hopkins Ward (Urology Elective & Emergency ward)

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024
Band 6 Senior Staff Nurse - Hopkins Ward (Urology Elective & Emergency ward)

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our 21 bedded Hopkins ward for a caring, highly motivated and enthusiastic Senior Staff Nurse.

We care for elective Urology admissions in a fast-paced environment and pride ourselves in striving for excellence in patient experience but also emergency admissions through A& E and our Urology clinic.

We care for a variety of patients undergoing major and minor surgery, and adopt a strong focus on patient safety.

We care for urology patients and have an excellent working relationship with the multi-professional teams with the collective aim of providing excellent patient care.

We have multi-specialty ward rounds daily and host a variety of clinicians engaged in teaching and education ensuring plenty of learning opportunities for nursing staff.

Your leadership will contribute to a team mission to deliver person-centred care with kindness and respect, in line with our hospital values.

Main duties of the job

You must be a Registered Nurse with surgical experience. Your development within the new role will be supported by a dedicated mentor and team leader who will ensure you have the support and guidance you require.

An integral part of the role will be to implement change and patient improvement within the ward environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your leadership skills and build on your already excellent knowledge and skills base.

About us

Reading sits on the River Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford, and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work, and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by The Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values: Compassionate, Aspirational, Resourceful, Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work as a skilled practitioner and be responsible for the delivery of patient-focused programmes of care, which address the complex and changing health and well-being needs of the client group in your clinical area.

To ensure the smooth running of the ward/department in the absence of the Ward Sister/Charge Nurse and provide clinical and managerial leadership to nursing and support staff.

Please refer to the attached Job Description & Person Specification for further details.

Person Specification

Education / Training


  • Registered Nurse
  • Mentorship Qualification
  • Evidence of Leadership, management and speciality development



  • Experience in mentoring/ facilitation/ teaching/ assessing/ coaching
  • Experience of leadership/ management and speciality development
  • Experience in facilitating change
  • Significant clinical experience in speciality area

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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