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Senior Sister - Medically Fit for Discharge Ward posted by Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
YDH, Yeovil
£37,570 - £43,772 / year
NHS Band 7/8A

Job Description

If you’ve never heard of Yeovil Hospital before, where have you been?

We’re the third best hospital in England for the four-hour wait standard (and one of only eight to meet the standard in 2018/19); we’re the only stroke service in the South West to be awarded an A rating from the Stroke Sentinel National Audit Programme (SSNAP); we’re one of the country’s best performing Trusts for research and development; we’re the only hospital in the country to have zero nurse vacancies; and we’re leading the way with our innovative, celebrated multi-agency partnership to improve patient flow and reduce lengths of stay.

We’re also the best Trust in England for staff health and well-being (NHS staff survey 2018/19).

If you’d like to work for a Trust where you can make a mark and where ingenuity, innovation and individualism are celebrated, please explore these pages to find out about current vacancies. Alternatively, get in contact to discuss what you can do for our patients, and what we can do for your career.

We look forward to meeting you.

MFFD Ward 7B

We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Senior Sister / Charge Nurse to join our Medically Fit for Discharge Ward. We require a confident, pioneering, dynamic nurse to help lead and manage the nursing team. As a senior sister / charge nurse, you will be able to influence develop and improve this service in conjunction with the current senior team. Our Complex Ward is supported by a wider multi-disciplinary team and your Matron will guide and encourage your development to reach your full potential.

This is an exciting chance to develop and build on your current leadership skills. You should be organised, have the ability to demonstrate supportive management, professionalism and integrity. This role will enable you to gain extensive new skills in leadership, people management and finance within the clinical environment. You will have the responsibility for setting a high standard in the development, implementation and evaluation of patient care and discharge.

You will need to be able to motivate and inspire the nursing team, work independently and as part of a team. In return you can expect excellent support and encouragement for personal and professional development.

Applications are invited for this full-term position.

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details / informal visits contact:

please contact Kelly Hutchins (Assistant Matron) on [Click here to apply] or her secretary on [Click here to apply].

We also have a range of nursing and medical vacancies. If you know of anyone who might be interested in these roles we’d be delighted to hear from them. You can find our adverts for these posts by searching for Yeovil District Hospital in the employers list on NHS Jobs, or please contact our Recruitment Team on [Click here to apply], or ( Email address removed ) for details.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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