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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse - Amesbury Ward

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata for part time
Closing date
13 Jul 2024
Do you want to have the opportunity to develop and grow as a Band 6 Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse within the Orthopaedic Trauma Specialty ?

We are currently looking to offer an experienced nurse the opportunity for secondment for 9 months for maternity cover to work with senior management who aim to lead and support the hardworking inpatient ward team to provide the best care and outcome for the patient group. This position will be on our Trauma and orthopaedic ward Amesbury ward which is 32 bedded , mixed sex ward , caring for patients who have sustained Orthopaedic injuries

The orthopaedic specialty is forward thinking , dynamic and constantly striving to improve the patients' pathway. We strive to maintain a positive and friendly environment - we believe in safety courtesy and job satisfaction. We are proud to make a difference , If you're ready to come and make a difference we look forward to hearing from you.

Now is your chance to help lead this vibrant teamand join our Orthopaedic family!

Main duties of the job

A secondment opportunity is available for a Junior Sister/Charge Nurse within Orthopaedics. This role offers you the opportunity to participate in comprehensive training and experience excellent career development. We are looking for a creative, innovative and collaborative individual with the passion to improve patient experience. We want to raise the bar in our speciality and restore the magic in the nursing profession.

Do you have the ability to coach, nurture and motivate others in their aspiration to uphold a culture of exceptional patient care. Help us create magical moments ensuring an outstanding experience for every patient.

About us

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SFT) is an innovative hospital with a proud heritage and over 250 years of experience behind us. Here we're driven to deliver an outstanding experience for everyone and have been well regarded for the quality of care and treatment we continue to provide for our patients and also our staff.

We are an acute Trust, rated Good by the CQC, with a track record of high performance providing regional and super regional specialist services such as: Burns, Plastics & Reconstructive Surgery, Wessex Regional Genetics Laboratory, Wessex Rehabilitation, Spires Cleft Centre and the Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre. We have about 470 beds and employ over 4000 staff.

We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. We think working here is pretty rewarding. You can access a range of NHS discounts, receive a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme. On-site benefits include car parking (fee applies), leisure centre, day nursery and holiday play scheme.

Salisbury is an attractive place to live and work and really gives you the best of everything. With easy access to London and local airports, the city of Southampton is only a short train or car journey away or if you prefer the sea, Bournemouth is also accessible. Don't just take our word for it, why not explore what Salisbury has to offer by visiting

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration


  • 2 years post registration experience



  • evidence of leadership and managment skills


  • evidant ability to run ward in absence of senior staff

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury District Hospital

Odstock Road



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