Junior Sister / Charge Nurse - Dinmore Ward

Wye Valley Nhs Trust

Junior Sister / Charge Nurse - Dinmore Ward


Wye Valley Nhs Trust, Hereford

  • Full time
  • Temporary
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 days ago, 15 May | Get your application in today.

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 5289eb4d77294bc3956845a0f3ad9760

Full Job Description

Dinmore is a 24 bed Ortho-Geriatric Ward located on the top floor of the new Frailty Block. We mainly admit patients who have fractured their Neck of Femur, caring for them holistically pre and post operatively. We also care for patients with pelvic fractures as well as general Frailty patients we receive from both Ashgrove and Garway Ward to facilitate patient flow through Frailty.
As a B6 Junior Sister/Charge Nurse you will be responsible for promoting and implementing practice conducive to the development of high quality patient care by providing professional, clinical and managerial leadership. You will be expected to take charge of the Unit in the absence of the Ward Sister and provide support and guidance to all staff., Dinmore Ward is looking for an experienced nurse to support the Ward Sister with the day to day management of the ward. The successful candidate will be expected to take on the management and daily oversight of Dinmore in the absence of the Ward Sister. We have increased our B6 numbers to ensure that there is B6 cover on the ward 24/7 and to improve all aspects of the care we give and this post is an exciting opportunity.
As a Junior Sister/Charge Nurse on Dinmore you will have responsibility for monitoring standards and quality in the development, implementation and evaluation of patient care. You will monitor and support staff training and education, risk management reporting at ward level., As a Junior Sister/Charge Nurse, you will work closely with the multi professional team members to enhance service delivery. As an individual new to the role, you will be well supported by your peers within the medical division.
The successful candidate will be someone who is passionate about nursing and values the contribution nursing makes to high quality patient care.
Applicants must be resilient, enthusiastic, motivated and willing to embrace and able to facilitate change.

A clinical background in acute general medicine or orthopaedics is essential to this role to support the nursing team and ensure our patients receive the right standard of care.

Wye Valley NHS Trust is a member of an NHS Foundation Group with South Warwickshire NHS FT , the George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.
Located on the border with Wales in the shadow of the Black Mountains, we provide acute and community services across Herefordshire and into parts of Powys and run Hereford County Hospital and the community hospitals in Bromyard, Leominster and Ross-on-Wye.
We are a progressive and forward looking trust with ambitious plans to improve quality and integrate patient pathways through close collaborative working with our partners to deliver the quality of care we'd want for our family and friends.
More than 3,500 people work for the Trust - they tell us it's a great place to work, blending the busyness of a DGH with the benefits of working in a beautiful rural and unspoilt county like Herefordshire.
We can offer a great work-life balance and have a fine tradition of working with staff to help them achieve their full potential.
Russell Hardy, Trust Chairman: "The strength of the Trust is its amazing staff; a great place to work, a great place to develop your career and a great place to reach your potential."
Our values - Care, Accountability, Respect and Excellence - are at the heart of all we do. We believe in providing the right care in the right place at the right time…all the time.