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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/01/2020.

Senior Sister /Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 381-ME-0868-1

Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust
Acute Medical Unit
£37,570 - £43,772

If you are a focused, dedicated and talented individual looking for an exciting challenge then we would like to hear from you!

Do you have the passion and knowledge to provide outstanding leadership and excellent care?

Do you place value on teamwork, communication and excellent career development?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 7 Sister/Charge Nurse within the Acute medical unit at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital NHS Trust , this is an exciting time for Acute medicine as we continue in preparing services in readiness for moving into our new hospital the Midland Metropolitan.

This is a 47 bedded acute medical unit which includes a 6 bedded monitored area for level 1 patient. The unit takes referrals from our Emergency dept. Single point of access (SPA)

**************  Previous Applicants Need Not apply ******************

Applications are welcomed from qualified Registered Nurses who has substantial relevant and recent clinical experience within an acute NHS setting working in a Band 6 position

The post holder will be identified as a clinical expert within the acute medicine and have experience of effective leadership and management of the nursing team in an environment which is complex and pressurised.

They will be required to have a high clinical profile ensuring the provision of effective and efficient care through the management of available resources. At this level the post holder is expected to work as a skilled nurse and demonstrate excellent leadership and managerial skills at a senior level.

This is a wonderful career opportunity to further enhance both managerial and clinical skills. If you welcome change, innovation in a challenging but rewarding environment we would like to hear from you.

If you wish to discuss this further please contact Helen McGivney, Matron for AMU

We understand that work is only one part of life. We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance. We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it.

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If you require any further advice regarding your application, please ring the appropriate number below

Recruitment Team on 0121 507 5070
Trust Bank on 0121 507 3600

Please note the closing date may change if there is a high response, therefore please ensure that you apply for the post you are interested in as soon as possible.

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