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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse Respiratory Laverstock Ward

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata if part time
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an exciting and enthusiastic nurse to apply for position of Band 6 Charge Nurse/Junior Sister on our 23 bedded respiratory Ward. Laverstock Ward care for patients with long term and acute respiratory conditions, working alongside the respiratory clinical team and specialist nurses.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years' experience post qualifying respiratory experience is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate will have an interest in respiratory conditions and management of those conditions.

The successful post holder will work with the Senior Sister and Matrons to provide clinical support to the ward and providing effective leadership skills and would work with colleagues to deputise in the Senior Sister's absence.

Main duties of the job

To work with colleagues and Senior Sister/Charge Nurse providing effective leadership on the ward.

To deputise for the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse in their absence and as required.

To achieve and maintain necessary clinical skills to provide effective and safe patient care, whilst supporting junior colleagues in their development.Act within the NMC guidelines, maintaining safe, patient centred working.

Please see attached Job description and person specification for full details of roles and responsibilities.

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 registration


  • NMC registration
  • 2 years post qualifying experience


  • Respiratory experience

Employer details

Employer name

Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust


Salisbury District Hospital

Odstock Road



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