Band 6 Registered Nurse (Charge Nurse)


Registered Nurse (Charge Nurse)

Salary grade £35,110 – £43,308 per annum

Department/ward Vent Services – Jack Emerson Centre/Leonora Ward

Responsible to Ward Manger

Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability (RHN) is one of the oldest independent hospitals and medical charities in the UK, not to mention one of the most respected. Today, we continue to enhance dignity, independence and quality of life for every single one of the patients and residents who rely on the rehabilitation and care we provide. We are respected as an authority on Neuro-disability care, we provide training in neuro-care and research advances into the science of care for individuals with neuro-disabilities. Providing short and long-term specialist services for adults with profound or complex neurological injuries, the RHN is passionate about finding ability in disability.

We are seeking nurse leaders who can support Ward Managers to help build a confident, high quality and caring team who are experts in their field.

You will be responsible for championing and guiding a diverse range of nursing and health care assistant staff whilst working alongside other multi-disciplinary colleagues, as part of the Leadership Team within the Hospital, key responsibilities include the human resource and financial management of the ward.

You will ensure the 24 hour nursing service is covered by appropriate rostering and skill mix, facilitate multi-disciplinary team working and monitor/participate in patient care provision.

Main objectives of the role

  • Demonstrate an awareness of RHN’s objectives and contribute to achieving them appropriately.
  • Strive to improve and offer excellent standards of safe, clinical care.
  • To actively contribute to creating a culture where quality is at the centre of everything we do and is delivered on all occasions to the highest level, in accordance with the appropriate CQC regulations and professional standards including the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code.
  • To deliver a high standard of care to the patient and residents of the hospital.
  • To assess patients care needs and to develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.
  • Participate in managing nurses and nursing services.
  • To provide support to the Ward Sister and Matron for the service.
  • To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to deliver a high standard of professional clinical care to patients and residents of the hospital.
  • To provide support for and deputise in the absence of the Ward Manager.

Key Responsibilities

  • Clinical Management & Professional Practice
  • Leadership and People Management
  • Training
  • Communication
  • Integrated Governance & Risk Management
  • Resource
  • Confidentiality, Disclosure of Information and data Security

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Candidates applying for a role at the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability will be expected to have received their vaccination against the coronavirus strain (COVID-19) as part of our pre-employment process before commencing employment at the RHN.

Please let us know if you have not managed to arrange to receive the vaccine via other channels yet, as we can arrange the administration of the vaccine within the hospital.
Please note that if you have a medical reason as to why you are not able to have the vaccine or you have any questions on the vaccination, please feel free to contact recruitment@rhn.org.uk.