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Senior Ward Sister/Charge Nurse- Laverstock ward

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata if part time
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our 24 bedded Respiratory Ward as a band 7 Ward Lead. We are looking for a passionate, enthusiastic, dedicated experienced nurse to join our team to lead the department to excellence.

As the Band 7 Sister/Charge Nurse to take the key role in the management and leadership of the ward/unit and continually look for new and innovative ways of improving the ward and the patient's experience within your agreed budget. As a registered, accountable and autonomous nurse to act in the best interests of your patients at all times and take personal responsibility for your actions and decisions. To be responsible for patient assessment, planning of care, giving and supervising safe and compassionate care, and evaluating the effectiveness of care. As the ward leader to be responsible for your workforce plan, annual skill mix review, service development plan and budget management. You will be responsible for the learning and development of all staff and students within the ward with a strong focus on the development of practical requirements of delivering compassionate and competent care. You will demonstrate strong leadership qualities that constantly reinforce the Trust values and beliefs.

Main duties of the job

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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


  • 2 years Band 6

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury NHS Trust

Odstock Road



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