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Band 6 Junior Sister/Charge Nurse - KGH MRU

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum inclusive
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 6 Junior Sister / Charge Nurse to join the nursing team working on our Medical Receiving Unit at King George Hospital. Successful applicants will be working with other multidisciplinary Acute Medicine Team, in providing high quality, actively ensuring patient flow, holistic medical care whilst supporting colleagues to raise standards of patient care and be well organised and supporting patient discharge or complex discharges.

You will work with the Ward Manager and directly supervise and monitor provision of nursing care in accordance with individual care plans, maintaining high standards of patient care and adhering to trust local policies. We are looking for highly motivated, dynamics and enthusiatic Registered Nurses with post registration and qualification, excellent communication skills, and we invite applications from those nurses who relish the challenge of working within Medicine. Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) is one of the largest acute trusts in the UK providing specialist trauma, oncology, neurosciences, hyper acute, stroke and critical care services. We are passionate about developing excellent and sustainable services, including developing our capacity to act as the main tertiary referral centre for North East London and Essex.

Main duties of the job

To provide support to the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse in effectively leading and managing the ward, participating in all ward activities as an effective team member, supporting the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse taking the responsibility for the leadership of a team of staff.

The Acute Medicine team at BHRUT spans across both Queen's and King George Hospital. Each site has one Medical Receiving Unit Queens's Hospital has a 30 bedded unit whilst King George is slightly smaller at 28 beds. From January 2021 we have opened up a new 30 bedded short stay ward at Queen's Hospital.

About us

We provide care for the residents of three diverse London boroughs. Most of our 7,800 permanent staff live in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge and the majority are from black, Asian and minority ethnic groups. We also provide healthcare services to people in south west Essex, and specialist neurosciences services to the whole of the county.

Our services include all the major specialties of large acute hospitals and we operate from two main sites - King George Hospital in Goodmayes and Queen's Hospital in Romford. We have two of the busiest emergency departments in London - more than 300,000 people visited our A& Es in 2023. We also provide outpatient services at Brentwood Community Hospital, Barking Community Hospital, Loxford Polyclinic, and Harold Wood Polyclinic.

We're pleased to be leading the way in reducing the time our patients wait to get the treatment they need. The Elective Surgical Hub at King George Hospital is one of eight to be accredited as part of a national scheme the Care Quality Commission has raised the ratings forurgent and emergency careat Queen's and King George hospitals anddata released by NHS Englandshowed that the Trust was the most improved in 2023 for reducing waits for emergency care.

We are particularly proud of our regional Neurosciences Centre Radiotherapy Centre Hyper Acute Stroke Unit and dedicated breast care service at King George Hospital. We're also part of the North East London Cancer Alliance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this role, please see the attached detailed Job Description and Person Specification.

The person specification listed below is not the full specification requirements for the role. Please ensure you review the full specification on the job description prior to submitting your application.

Applicants are advised to read all the information on the advert and the supporting information before completing and submitting an application. As you complete your application please ensure you clearly demonstrate how you meet the criteria in the person specification for this post by adequately completing the supporting information section of the application form.

All new staff appointed at the Trust are subject to a probationary period.

Applications should be made online, however, queries regarding the application process, assistance with completion of the application form or if you require any adjustments (for applicants with a disability) please contact Louise Lucy Glavin, Recruitment Advisor, on 01708 435000 ext. 5936. Further details regarding the post may be obtained by contacting the manager as per the contact details above.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications


  • oFirst Level NMC Registration
  • oRelevant Diploma / Degree in Nursing


  • oMentorship Training

Experience/ Knowledge


  • oRelevant experience as registered nurse
  • oPrevious experience of leading a team


  • oEvidence of implementing change to improve the patient experience.
  • oExperience within Acute Medicine

Employer details

Employer name

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust


King George Hospital

Rom Valley Way



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