Band 6 Charge Nurse
Published 1183 days ago
42471 - 50364 GBP ANNUAL
Royal Trinity Hospice
Clapham, United Kingdom
$5 to $25 million (USD)
Salary: £42,471 - £50,364 pa
Hours: Full Time, Part Time
Do you want to help us set the standard for outstanding care?
We’re looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Charge Nurse who has the drive, leadership skills and compassion to ensure safe, quality care for patients in Trinity's inpatient unit.
Together, the dedicated, diverse multidisciplinary team on Trinity’s inpatient unit, or IPU, make a real difference to the lives of people with life-limiting conditions through their shared ambition to provide the best quality care for our patients, and help them to make the best of every moment.
By joining the IPU Nursing team at Trinity, you will be joining a team 130 years in the making at the oldest hospice in the UK.
Despite our long history, our facilities are state of the art. Our 26-bed IPU is nestled in a stunning two-acre garden on the edge of Clapham Common, easily accessible from the northern line, London Overground and Clapham Junction station.
If you want to give the best possible care when people need it the most and are looking to take the next step in your career, then we hope you will consider joining us.
About the Inpatient Unit team
Our Inpatient Unit Nursing team is at the heart of the specialist care we deliver. As a member of the Inpatient Unit Nursing team, you will work as part of a multidisciplinary team rated Outstanding by the CQC.
As well as supportive and talented colleagues in the nursing team, you will be surrounded by doctors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers, counsellors, pharmacists, complementary therapists, welfare benefits and spiritual care specialists.
You will also work closely with CNSs in our Community Palliative Care team to ensure patients receiving care from both teams have a seamless experience.
Responsibilities of a Royal Trinity Hospice Charge Nurse
With support from the ward managers, provide inspirational and motivational clinical leadership to the nursing team in order to support the delivery of high quality nursing care.
Act as a clinical role model to junior staff and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.
Support the Head of Inpatient Services and Ward Managers in maintaining a nursing culture which is open to change, new ideas, concepts and innovation.
Support the Ward Managers in the day to day operational management of the Inpatient Unit by undertaking the role of shift leader.
Skills and experience required
Up to date NMC registration.
Band 5 and/or 6 experience supported by up to date professional and clinical knowledge and skills.
The ability to lead or manage with a flexible approach and proactive mindset.
A passion for working with and supporting the needs of adults with a life-limiting condition, with a real commitment to delivering the highest level of care at all times.
Excellent communication skills and be able to work collaboratively with all members of the multidisciplinary team.
We match Agenda for Change/NHS terms and conditions for maternity, paternity and long-term sickness pay
Length of service for those joining directly from another CQC regulated organisation (NHS, social care, hospice) is recognised in annual leave, maternity, paternity and long-term sickness pay
A pension scheme is offered with employer contributions of up to 7.5% or a continuation of your existing NHS pension
A generous 27 days annual leave increasing to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years, plus bank holidays (any bank holidays worked will be given back in lieu)
Our referral scheme rewards existing Trinity staff if they recommend a candidate for a permanent Inpatient Unit Staff Nurse (Band 5) role and they are successful with their application for a role (terms apply)
Cycle to work scheme and interest-free season ticket loans available
Free eyesight test for DSE users and a contribution towards the cost of glasses
25% store discount in Trinity shops
Life assurance cover
Lots of opportunities to attend exciting and high-profile events e.g. a staff lottery to attend our regular biannual Gala dinner; participating in Royal visits, and the annual summer garden party
Regular ballots for donated free tickets and prizes
Access to courses of free counselling on the phone or face to face
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Royal Trinity Hospice is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. Everyone at Trinity is treated fairly with dignity and respect irrespective of age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, civil partnership status, disability, nationality, race, religion or belief. We pride ourselves on being an inclusive organisation that encourages and supports fairness, respect, equality, diversity, inclusion and engagement (FREDIE) in all its forms.
All successful applicants will be subject to DBS, Occupational Health and reference checks.
How to apply
If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, please complete the online application below.
For an informal chat or visit please contact Rita Samuda, Interim Head of Inpatient Services on [email protected] or 0207 787 1000.
Please note that we are interviewing candidates on a rolling basis for this role.
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