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Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 303-M8885-3442

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
303 27 HDU - 1280
Northfield, Birmingham
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Sister/Charge Nurse Band 6

The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham


High Dependency Unit

Full time/Part time.


We are looking to recruit Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurses for our 7 bedded HDU. These posts are the result of organisational change and an opportunity not to be missed.   Join us to see where the future can take you; we are a Trust that is growing in size, this is an opportunity to help shape our orthopaedic vision “First Choice for Orthopaedic care”.

 As a Band 6 you will be part of a dynamic and professional team, who will support you to achieve your potential. If you are interested in specialising, advancing or moving into a leadership role, we can offer you the right opportunity. A band 6 development programme with clinical competencies based on national frameworks, will be included in your developmental training and career progression these are as important to us as they are to you, and you will be supported to achieve clinical and managerial growth.

Are you :-

  • Motivated to support and able to lead change
  • Passionate about ensuring high quality patient care delivery
  • Continually striving for excellence and innovation
  • Self- motivated and able to motivate others
  • Organized and can demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Experienced in the acute care setting
  • Able to demonstrate collaborative working to provide guidance, support and leadership within the clinical multi-professional team
  • Enthusiastic to support the management and education of nursing workforce
  • Creative, positive and proactive


Then the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital is the opportunity you need.

 As a specialist Trust that offers a working experience unique to the West Midlands, a Centre of Excellence for the diagnosis and treatment of a range of orthopaedic conditions. Our 200-year heritage of innovation and excellence continues to drive us, as we push boundaries to deliver the best possible care. We are proud of being one of the best providers of Specialist Orthopaedic Services, regionally, nationally and internationally. Innovative surgery at the cutting edge of Orthopaedic care, developments in research and advances in its use of technology, provide our patients with the best of care, allowing our nurses to focus their attention on the delivery, to be truly holistic and patient focused.


For a full list of duties and requirements, please read our Job description and Person Specification, for Band 6 Sister/ Charge Nurse. Also visit to find out more about us as a Trust.

Informal visits can be arranged please contact Jackie Dobson, Senior Sister


Contact details

Jackie Dobson: 0121 685 4000 Ext 55693  Senior Sister HDU

Susan Cox: 0121 685 4000 Ext 55965

Sandra Philpott  Matron – Workforce


Please note that we reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received prior to the advertised closing date. Candidates should assume that if they have not been contacted by the Human Resources Department within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date for the vacancy, they have not been shortlisted for interview.


Please note: by submitting this application you are providing consent to the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust Recruitment Team to approach the referee's provided on the application for the purpose of obtaining current or previous employment/education/character reference information and/or any other information deemed relevant to support your application. If you select "No" to state that we are not able to approach the referee prior to interview, we will contact you if you are successful with the role, prior to requesting the reference. However, if you select "Yes" and you are successfully appointed, we will request your references when your conditional offer letter is generated. Please be aware that the Recruitment Team will be supplying your date of birth and national insurance number for identification purposed. If you have any concerns, please contact the Recruitment Team.

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