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Sister / Charge Nurse

Job Description

Frimley Health is a Trust where great care and great careers go hand in hand. We’re three hospitals working closely with each other and with the communities we serve in Surrey and Berkshire - our organisation has brought Heatherwood and Wexham hospitals into the fold of Frimley Park Hospital and its wider community services.

You’ll find the highest standards of clinical excellence across our locations and a friendly, supportive, open culture that brings everyone together. For our team it means a great day-to-day working experience – in a Trust with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future. The investment and changes ahead make this an exciting place to be. You can play your part in delivering exceptional patient care, while continuing to grow, develop and progress through first class learning and training.

Our busy 12-bedded unit is looking for experienced, motivated and forward thinking nurses who are keen to embrace the challenge operational management brings. Caring for both level 2 and 3 patients, we have a busy and enthusiastic work ethic, and staff are encouraged to develop and lead practice, caring for a wide range of patients. We can offer predominately nights or internal rotation

You will need:

Substantial proven ability at staff nurse level in Critical Care and up to date knowledge.
Evidence of managing a team.
ENB100/Critical Care course or equivalent.
Excellent communication skills and team working abilities.
ENB 998/Mentor Preparation or equivalent course is desirable

In return you will be supported in your on-going professional development through a team nursing structure, a comprehensive practice development programme and multi-disciplinary working.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Diane Dodsworth, Clinical Matron on Bleep 199 or Pamela Morrison, Head of Nursing Critical Care Services on  ( Phone number removed )  or bleep 104 (switchboard  ( Phone number removed ) )


Successful applicants will be required to attend a corporate induction starting on the 1st day of employment with us. There are 2 courses per month and you must be prepared to start with us on one of these pre-set dates in the month. The induction course is up to 4 full days of training (subject to role) and will be run on weekdays only.

If you have any queries or concerns about your ability to start with us as per the above, please raise them during your interview. Otherwise your start date will be agreed with you by the HR department once all pre-employment checks are satisfactorily completed.

If you have any queries or concerns about your ability to start with us as per the above, please raise them during your interview. Otherwise your start date will be agreed with you by the HR department once all pre-employment checks are satisfactorily completed.

** Vacancies may close early - please make sure you complete your application at an early stage**

***Please note that during the recruitment process your Identity Documentation (i.e passport, driving licence, visa, ect.) will be scanned using a device which recognises UV, Infrared and Machine Readable Zone security features of the documents provided***

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust offers an excellent benefits package which includes childcare facilities, various salary sacrifice schemes e.g. for cyclists, flexible working and generous annual leave. We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all in the community with the necessary attributes for the job, irrespective of ethnic origin, age, race, sexual orientation, gender/transgender, disability or religion.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

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