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Junior sister/Charge nurse

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
West Bromwich
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to be a Junior Sister/Charge nurse on a busy Trauma and orthopedics ward.

We are looking for an enthusiastic motivated individual with a passion for nursing who has the ambition/drive to meet the Trust values service needs. TO work as part of the T& O team, to work as a deputy to the Ward/Department Manager in the coordination of all ward activities. In the absence of the Ward/Department Manage to ensure the delivery of quality service through leadership and efficient deployment of available resources.

Experience in trauma and orthopedics is highly recommended.

Main duties of the job

Provide high quality patient centred care.

Take charge of the ward and ensure effective patient flow, showing effective leadership skills. Deputizing for clinical shift lead if needed.

Promote team work within a multi-disciplinary team.

To act as a mentor/assessor/ preceptor to student nurses, newly qualified nurses and junior staff.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve live

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see attached job description and person specification for the full details on the main duties and responsibilities.

    Person Specification



    • Demonstrable post basic experience, including relevant recent experience at Staff Nurse level.
    • Relevant experience in General Surgery, ENT, Urology Trauma & Orthopaedics.
    • Preceptorship experience


    • Evidence of previous resource management experience.



    • RN Adults
    • Current NMC registration.
    • Relevant post basic qualification relevant to clinical speciality
    • Teaching qualification
    • Assessing qualification


    • ECDL
    • Counselling Skills Certificate qualification
    • Degree level qualification in health related subject
    • Leadership or First line management qualification

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS Trust

    Hallam Street

    West Bromwich

    B71 4HJ

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