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Junior Sister

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 15 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

King’s College Hospital is a NHS Foundation Trust with an excellent reputation for high quality care and good staff development opportunities. The Trust is a major teaching hospital at the forefront of academic and nursing excellence. We offer a wide range of general and specialist services in an environment that is challenging and rewarding.

Lister Ward is an acute, dynamic and challenging general surgical ward specialising in colorectal and urology patient’s pre and post operatively as well as caring for patient’s step-down from ITU environments.

A substantive opportunity has arisen and we are seeking experienced, dynamic nurses to join our nursing team. The Junior Sister/Charge Nurse will play a key role in ensuring high standards are maintained and developing junior staff. You must have experience in an acute setting, strong leadership and communication skills.

For Inquires and informal visits, please contact Siobhan Newman Ward Manager  ( Phone number removed ) 

Closing Date: 28/10/2016

Interview Date: 07/11/2016


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At King’s, we fully support the right of all staff to equal opportunities and are committed to the development of a diverse workforce.

Applications are welcome from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/ belief or sexual orientation.

Benefits available to all employees include: Workplace Nurseries, an excellent Pension Scheme and access to the Learning Zone.

There are a number of important documents available on the Kings recruitment microsite we would like to draw your attention to, particularly the Trust's criminal records checking policy.

All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.

Due to the high volume of applications for some posts, this advert might close before the displayed closing date if we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you wish to apply for this role, it is recommended that you apply promptly.

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