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Deputy Sister / Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Roskear Ward
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust
£26,565 to £35,577 pa pro rata
06/03/2018 23:59



Deputy Sister / Charge Nurse

Make a difference to each patient’s experience of the NHS.

This is your chance of a lifetime to be part of something big!

Cardio-respiratory Inpatient Ward

We have an exciting opportunity available at the Royal Cornwall Hospital for an experienced Registered Nurse to join our well established team working within the Cardio-respiratory Directorate in Medical Service.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital has a busy 28 bedded ward within Cardio-respiratory. Roskear Ward provides care to inpatients on either an acute Cardiology or Respiratory care pathway.

Roskear Ward is a complex ward with a dedicated team who are continuously striving to achieve an ‘outstanding’ CQC rating. The successful candidate will be the senior nurse who co-ordinates the care of patient with exacerbations of chronic long term conditions whilst also caring for some of the most acute medical conditions in Medicine.

We are seeking applications from senior registered nurses who have experience in leading a highly motivated Cardio-respiratory team in the delivery of innovative care.

You will be working in a department that provides a positive environment to work in, whilst respecting your contribution to work within a specialty that gives you an opportunity to do what you do best, care for patients.

We encourage applicants with a proven track record of leading a team and who are equipped with the skills and competence to work within Cardio-respiratory. You must be motivated to develop the highest standards of care and who are committed to continuous improvement.

Our specialty makes us an exciting and ambitious forward thinking ward that provides holistic, multi-professional care. As a Deputy Ward Sister/Charge Nurse you will be a key player of the team in decision making for the on-going treatment and care of patients and the direction we take both the Cardiac and Respiratory services in Cornwall. We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic person who wants to ensure the highest of quality in nursing care whilst respecting patient’s privacy & dignity. The successful applicant will have excellent communication skills and have a good knowledge and understanding of clinical standards. You must be able to work on your own initiative and also be an excellent team player whilst being prepared to develop as an individual and support others to develop.

Detailed requirements for the post can be found in the Job description and person specifications for the post.

We are very happy to talk informally during your application or would be happy to provide a tour of the Cardiac & Respiratory Services

Personal Contact is recommended:

Ward Sister:                        

Holly Murrell                                     01872 252040                      holly.murrell@nhs.net

Clinical Matron:                  

Ian Moyle-Browning                                    01872 258434                      ianmoyle@nhs.net

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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

Ward Sister: Holly Murrell, Tel: 01872 252040 Email: holly.murrell@nhs.net

Clinical Matron: Ian Moyle-Browning Tel:01872 258434  Email:ianmoyle@nhs.net