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Band 7 Ward Sister / Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 313-A-19-73972-KW

Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Medical Stepdown Ward - Ward 2, Coalville Hospital
£37,570 / £38,765 / £40,092 / £41,486 / £43,772

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? If so read on and take a look at the opportunity below...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of community health services for both physical and mental health conditions, as well as a range of specialist services supporting people of all ages including family and young people services, mental health, learning disabilities and physical health community and inpatient services.

We deliver services to the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.

Band 7 Ward Sister / Charge Nurse

Coalville Hospital - Inpatients (Ellistown Ward - Ward 2)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time permanent Band 7 Ward Sister or Charge Nurse for Ellistown Ward at Coalville Community Hospital.

Ellistown (ward 2) is a rehabilitation, medical stepdown and palliative care ward.

Full time post.

Job Type: Permanent

We are looking for an experienced Band 6 - Adult Registered Nurse with strong clinical & managerial skills, enthusiasm and motivation to provide visible leadership on the ward. The post holder will be an experienced Band 6 nurse who can demonstrate they have a range of transferable skills from their experience in a hospital and/ or community setting.

The successful candidate will be supported to develop their leadership ability and management skills and will lead by example to deliver excellence in patient care. You will need to hold a mentoring qualification as the ward takes a number of nursing students as well as newly qualified and return to practice nurses for their preceptorship.

We are looking for a Level 1 Registered Nurse with excellent communication and organisational skills who enjoys working in a fast paced ever-changing environment. You will be expected to be able to work as part of a team and lead that team to deliver the highest possible standards of patient care. This post is in our in-patient hospital ward caring predominantly for frail elderly medically unwell female patients. This ward manages a range of specialities including sub – acute medicine, complex discharge & palliative care.

All our community Hospital wards all have a multi-disciplinary approach to patient management. Nursing and therapy are integral within the ward team. Supported by the Matron, Lead nurse and our ward sister network support process you will be responsible for ensuring the continuous management of the ward and contributing to high standards of care delivery through your professional accountability, innovative thinking and clear vision for Ellistown ward.

We strongly recommend that you visit Ellistown ward during the application process so that you understand fully the types of patients on the ward, our patient management process with the MDT and how we facilitate timely discharges and communicate this to our patients and their families.

Please contact Michaela Ireland (Matron) on 07917270701or email for further information.
















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For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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