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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Eldery Care
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Tunbridge Wells
£30,401 - £37,267 pa pro rata
21/07/2019 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Junior Sister on Ward 32 on the Tunbridge Wells site. This is a 30 bedded medical unit which specialises in elderly care. This role requires a dedicated applicant who is passionate about elderly care, improving patient pathways and supporting patient flow and has at least 2 years experience as a senior nurse. The role requires excellent communication skills and strong leadership qualities.

You will be responsible for the day to day running of the ward and will need to ensure high standards of care for patients. The role will involve managerial duties and supporting the team through changes within the NHS.

You will be expected to attend the Trust’s Induction Programme for RNs, RMs and ODPs (which starts on the first day of employment).  The programme is full-time (please contact the programme lead if this is problematic:, lasts for two weeks and will involve travelling to both Trust sites. The programme includes supernumerary shifts in the clinical area and classroom-based study days which run from 9am to 5pm.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to having a diverse workforce and being a Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Committed Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential.  We, therefore, encourage applications from BME people, LGBT+ people and people with disabilities.

Closing Date:  Sunday 21st July 2019 

Interviews: To be confirmed 


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For Further Information please contact Georgina Llewellyn (Ward Manager) on Ext 35205