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Sister/Charge Nurse

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
West Bromwich
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
29 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you looking to further develop your Leadership in Critical Care? If so, then please read on as Sandwell & West Birmingham NHS Trust wants to invest in you.

We are looking to recruit committed Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurses with previous Critical Care experience and completion of the Adult Critical Care Course to join our team. This post is an excellent opportunity to advance your clinical leadership knowledge and skills further within the critical care specialty.

Main duties of the job

For this post, a strong understanding of current issues in healthcare is essential alongside experience of direct involvement in improving patient safety, risk reduction, the management of evolving clinical situations, and the development of others. An essential element of this role is leadership, and the candidates must be able to demonstrate they are developing their leadership skills and are forward thinking.

We are a dynamic service incorporating Outreach, Follow up Support Service, Nursing workforce, medical workforce and Advanced Critical Care Practitioners. This is supported by a Professional Development Team working in collaboration with the wider multidisciplinary team.

Supported by an enthusiastic and dynamic senior leadership team, we actively encourage your professional and personal development, through a professional team structure and can offer opportunities to access post graduate education including Advanced Life Support.

About us

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust (SWBT) is an integrated careorganisation with a budget of approximately �600 million and over 7,000 staff. Diversity and social care is at the core of what we do as the Trust provides Community and Acute Services to over half a million people in an urban centre that demands massive regeneration and has substantial premature mortality.

Our new acute hospital, the Midland Metropolitan University Hospital (MMUH), opens in 2024 and will provide care to our local population from first class, purpose-built premises.As a result, the base of this role may change to MMUH from 2024 (or beyond). If this is applicable to your role, you will be informed during the recruitment process and continuing your application with this understanding.The development of the new hospital will play an important role in the regeneration of the wider area and in improving the lives of local people and reducing health inequalities.

We have three newly emerging strategic objectives:
  • Our People - to cultivate and sustain happy, productive and engaged staff
  • Our Patients - to be good or outstanding in everything we do
  • Our Population - to work seamlessly with our partners to improve lives

  • Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of what this role entails.

    Person Specification



    • Current NMC registration
    • RN Adults
    • Post Adult Intensive Care Course
    • I/V competent or within 6 months


    • Teaching and assessing qualification
    • Counselling Skills Certificate qualification.
    • Degree level qualification in health related subject.
    • Leadership or First line management qualification.



    • Relevant experience in critical care nursing.


    • Evidence of previous resource management.
    • Critical Care management experience
    • Project management
    • Experience of PADR and performance management

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust


    SWB NHS - Critical Care

    Hallam Street

    West Bromwich

    B71 4HJ

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