Job Description

B6 Charge Nurse – Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability

Job Title: Band 6 Registered Nurse (Charge Nurse)

Department: Ventilation Services

Salary range: £35,110 - £46,308 (dependent on experience)
Incremental reviews take place on an annual basis

Responsible to: Ward Manager

Hours of work – 150 hours over a 4 week period (approximately 37.5 hours per week). A long shift is 12 hours. You also have the opportunity for enhanced payments for additional hours worked, and to join our ‘Flexible Workforce’ (Putney Bank).

Location: Putney, Southwest London


  • 262.5 hours annual leave per year
  • Free parking
  • Situated outside the ULEZ and Congestion Zones
  • On-site accommodation provided at extremely reasonable rates
  • Blue Light Card and Discounts
  • On-site cafeteria

Please note, to be eligible to apply for this role, you must have received both Covid-19 vaccinations, unless medically exempt, and have the Right to Work in the UK.

Summary of position and the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability

We are seeking Charge Nurses 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. Your key responsibility is to deliver a high standard of professional clinical care to patients and residents of the hospital. You will provide support for and deputise in the absence of the Ward Manager.

Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability (RHN) is one of the oldest independent hospitals and medical charities in the UK. We provide person-centred care that focuses on enhancing dignity, independence and quality of life for our patients and residents. Our services span the entire care pathway from post-acute rehabilitation services to end of life care, for people with complex Neuro-disability and their families, underpinned by a strong research and education programme.  

Main Objectives of the role

  1. Demonstrate an awareness of RHN’s objectives and contribute to achieving them appropriately.
  2. Strive to improve and offer excellent standards of safe, clinical care.
  3. 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.
  4. To deliver a high standard of care to the patient and residents of the hospital.
  5. To assess patients care needs and to develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care.
  6. Participate in managing nurses and nursing services.
  7. To provide support to the Ward Sister and Matron for the service.

Experience and Qualifications Required:

  • Relevant Nursing degree
  • NMC Registered
  • Significant post registration experience with relevant speciality – minimum 18 months post-qualification experience
  • Evidence of high level of nursing evidence based practice to support patient care delivery
  • Experience in teaching, assessing and supervising others including Registered Nurses and Health Care Assistants
  • Understanding of clinical audit, CQC, and Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOE)

Desirable experience:

  • Experience in rehabilitation of people with neuro-disability who require ventilation support
  • Leadership or management qualification
  • Experience of working with people with learning disabilities

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