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Sister/Charge Nurse (Urology Procedures)

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Band 7 Sister/Charge Nurse (Urology Procedures)

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced nurse to lead the Urology Procedures department at the Royal Berkshire Hospital.

Urology Procedures is a busy outpatient setting specialising in Urological diagnostics and interventions.

The department hosts a diverse range of Urology clinics including nurse led specialty clinics.

The departmental manager will hold a key leadership position with line manager responsibility for the nursing team and the running of the unit.

It is an exciting time to join the department as we transition to a new purpose built urology unit in Summer 2025.

Main duties of the job

The Urology Procedures Sister/Charge Nurse will act as a clinical role model, leading the team to deliver outstanding care.

Work collaboratively with the wider multidisciplinary team to ensure seamless service and care delivery.

Effectively manage departmental budget resources efficiently.

Provide exceptional leadership for the clinical team.

Effectively manage patient information resources.

About us

Urology Procedures is at the RBFT Reading site. The nursing team work collaboratively with the wider multi-professional team supporting a wide variety of specialist clinics. Working within the CARE values and Leadership Behavioural Framework is a critical element to this role.

The Trust has a designated well being centre for use by all staff and the department hosts well-being champions ensuring the team are well supported in their roles.

We offer 27 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays. The annual leave entitlement increases depending on years of service.

There is an on site nursery available to staff as well as a range of travel options to facilitate a wide variety of requirements including a free park and ride service from Thames Valley and Mereoak.

Reading sits on the river Thames and is served by great road and rail links to London, Oxford and Southampton. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Reading is a wonderful place to live, work and play and provides excellent facilities for families, including some of the best state and private schools in the UK.

The CQC recently rated the care provided by the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust as Good.

Our values:Compassionate,Aspirational,Resourceful,Excellent, reflect the type of Trust we aspire to be and you can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will:

1/ Act as an expert practitioner in Urology Outpatients demonstrating specialist expertise and professional knowledge. They will demonstrate excellent clinical leadership and managerial leadership and work as a role model for professional practice.

2/ Work with the Matron to deliver high standards of care, monitoring and auditing quality of care through effective risk management, incident reporting, compliments and complaints, research and clinical audit.

3/ Be responsible for managing the outpatients nursing team and responsible for providing a seamless service for patients attending the department.

4/ Work collaboratively with the Matron to support the transition of services to the designated outpatient unit over the coming year.

Person Specification



  • NMC registered



  • Evidence of CPD
  • Evidence of clinical leadership


  • Speciality experience
  • Speciality specific CPD

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Berkshire Hospital

London Road



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