Stroke Sister

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
31/01/2018 08:00

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Medical & Emergency Care Division for a Sister/ Charge Nurse to join the combined Stroke Unit on Eastwood Ward and the Speedwell Therapy Unit

The inpatient unit comprises of 2 hyper acute, 14 acute Stroke beds, 20 Rehabilitation beds and a designated rehab therapy area. This role will include leading assessment and management of acute admissions from Ed, co-ordinating the Thrombolysis pathway, supporting the matron in the day to day management of the ward and participation in the Early Supported Discharge service which will outreach to our patients on discharge into the community.

We are looking for someone with effective leadership and management skills, who has an understanding of the complexities of the Stroke patients and who will be able to support the development of all aspects of the service from admission to discharge and beyond. Ideally you will be innovative and be able to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills to be able to work together with the extended therapy team

You will be a registered nurse with at least 2 years’ experience and willing to complete stroke specific competencies on successful appointment, moving towards completing a post registration academic qualification in Stroke Care in the near future.

This post will require a Disclosure & Barring Service check.

Communications throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

If you require any support in completing the application form please do not hesitate to contact the HR Support Services team on 01246 513177 and we will be happy to provide assistance.

Please see the attached documents and links in relation to working for Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. In particular the general conditions of employment and benefits of working for the trust.

This role is part of the integrated health and social care community across Derbyshire, where there are many opportunities to work across different locations and providers developing new and different skills. Whilst this role is initially based in Chesterfield there may be future opportunities to be based at different locations within the health and social care community which we may talk to you about in the future.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For informal enquiries please contact the Matron, Tina Potter. Bleep 290

If you have problems applying, contact

01246 513332