Lewisham and Greenwich Trust provides hospital and community services for more than 526,000 people across south east London. We put patients at the heart of everything we do, which is reflected in the positive feedback we receive. We are a friendly and dynamic place to work, with high levels of job satisfaction and excellent transport links serving our two hospitals – University Hospital Lewisham and Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Greenwich.
We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.
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Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust is an integrated community and acute trust providing a seamless service to residents of the borough.
We are committed to delivering best quality care to our patients closer to home which was reflected by a rating of ‘Good’ from the Care Quality Commission
We are looking for an enthusiastic Nursing Sister/Charge Nurse with a Specialist Practitioner qualification to join our busy community nursing team.
Working in partnership with the Neighbourhood Nurse Lead, the Nursing Sister/Charge Nurse will have a key role in the provision of high quality care to clients in their own home
The successful candidate must demonstrate up to date clinical skills, as well as sound management and leadership qualities. Applicants will be expected to apply their knowledge of current issues and evidence based practice in addition to sharing the Trust commitments and values.
You will experience the challenges of working within a diverse multicultural society and within a supportive team where you will have the opportunity to further develop your skills and competencies.
This post will involve working shifts between 8am and 8pm Monday to Friday including rotational weekends and a full driving licence and daily access to a car is essential.
Candidates will be given details of topic for 10 minute presentation at shortlisting
Interview Date : to be confirmed
For further details / informal visits contact:
Sonia Henry Neighbourhood Nurse Manager ( Email address removed )
Please note that the as part of the application process, you may need to complete a short values based pre-application question. Your responses to the question will impact on whether or not you are able to successfully continue with your application. Please have a look on our website to find out more information before you start the pre-application question. If you are unsuccessful with the pre-application question, it means that you are not in harmony with our values. We thank you for your interest in Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust.
For vacancies where a high volume of applications are received, we reserve the right to close the post before the stated closing date. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Due to the volume of applications for some posts, it may not be possible for us to contact all applicants with the outcome of the shortlisting. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been successful.
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