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Junior Ward Sister - Leominster Community Hospital

Wye Valley NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
17 Jul 2024
Do you want to be part of an energetic and dynamic team? Then Leominster Community Hospital is the place for you!

We are looking for a full time Junior Sister or Junior Charge Nurse to join our friendly team. You will be working alongside a variety of Health Care Professionals to enhance patient experience and really make a difference to every one of our patients' journey.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be a Nurse Registrant (NMC), with proven current experience in a hospital ward setting. The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting and implementing practice conducive to the development of high quality patient care by providing professional, clinical and managerial leadership. To take charge of the department in the absence of the Sister and provide support and guidance to all staff.

The role of Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse is varied and provides an opportunity to develop, maintain and enhance clinical skills in inpatient setting, whilst working alongside a range of multi-disciplinary teams.

Service Delivery
  • Clinical Responsibilities
  • Budget Management Responsibilities
  • Research and Audit
  • Administrative and Clerical
  • Personal Development :
  • With support implement training programmes to expand the practice of all staff to enhance patient care.
  • To demonstrate effectiveness as a role model and clinical supervisor.
  • To demonstrate specialists knowledge within sphere of practice and act as a resource for the Trust.
  • To demonstrate expertise within sphere of practice.To ensure complaints within the sphere of responsibility are managed in a timely manner. In the absence of the Sister report actions taken to minimise risks.
  • To ensure clinical incidents / near misses within the sphere of responsibility are managed in a timely manner. In the absence of the Sister report actions taken to minimise risks.

About us

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.

We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.

More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.

We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.

Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential.

Our values -Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time...all the time.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view role requirements and role responsibilities in full, please view supporting documents linked to this vacancy.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • RGN
  • Teaching qualification or course relevant to speciality or studying towards
  • Evidence of relevant post registration and training


  • Relevant Diploma/Degree or equivalent
  • A1 award or equivalent

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities


  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to a range of people
  • Leadership ability
  • Time Management of self and others
  • Demonstrate an ability to problems solve complex situations
  • Experience of change management
  • Advocate for the profession



  • Experience of teaching within clinical areas


  • Previous experience within relevant clinical area
  • Experience of implementing change

Employer details

Employer name

Wye Valley NHS Trust


Leominster Community Hospital

South Street



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