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Team Leader Band 7 (12 Month Fixed Term)

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
24 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
  • We are seeking a motivated and experienced Emergency Nurse to provide expert clinical and managerial leadership in the Emergency Department as a Band 7 Team leader for 12 month maternity cover.
  • To have overall responsibility for the operational activity on the shift, including proactive management of issues to support performance of the ED 4-hr operational standard.
  • To act as the professional role model, leading and co-ordinating the nursing team.
  • To have shift responsibility for the management and organisation of the ward/department within the available resources.
  • To be accountable for the overall provision of excellent nursing care and to work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.
  • You will be expected to work clinically in all areas of the department, including Resus, triage assessment and as Nurse in Charge, as well as to manage a team of healthcare workers.
  • You will participate in research, audit and service development as part of the senior nursing team in the department.

Main duties of the job

  • If you are looking for an exciting career that is both challenging and rewarding we at St George's Emergency Department are looking for a new band 7 team leader.
  • The department sees a wide variety of patients from minor injuries to major traumas.
  • As a team leader you will uphold the trust values while maintaining a high quality, safe emergency nursing care.
  • You will be responsible for the day to day running of the department while showing leadership and clinical expertise.
  • The Trust is one of only four designated Major Trauma Centres in London, with a helipad providing direct access to the ED for the most seriously injured patients.
  • You will be expected to help manage safety and flow in thedepartment and achieve government targets and key performance indicators.

About us

With nearly9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.Their main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases. The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the job description carefully to ensure that you meet the criteria as you are required to have significant senior ED experience. You are required to have significant senior ED experience. Interview date to be confirmed.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Training


  • oRN (Adult) or RN(Child)
  • oCore post-registration emergency Nursing Education (Acutely unwell Adult or Child, Emergency Practice or equivalent).
  • oPractise assessor
  • oBSc or evidence of study at level 6 with ability to complete BSc
  • oSafeguarding level 3
  • oATNC, ETC or equivalent (or able to undertake within 6 months)
  • oALS


  • oAPLS
  • oMSc or evidence of study at level 7



  • oSignificant post-registration experience within the specialty.
  • oExperience of managing a team.


  • oExperience of audit and/research



  • oWell-developed leadership skills.
  • oAbility to effectively prioritise and organise own workload and workload of others
  • oDemonstrates good written & verbal. communication skills
  • oDemonstrates effective teaching skills
  • oWork confidentially within all areas of the ED


  • oManagement course



  • oEnthusiasm for specialty
  • oEffective role model
  • oAdaptable and responsive to changing needs.
  • oMust be articulate and able to liaise with members of the department.


  • oUnderstanding of Quality Assurance and Clinical Audit

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


SW17 0QT

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