Senior sister/charge nurse

Band 7

Main area
Hyper Acute Stroke Unit
Band 7
Fixed Term/Secondment 12 months
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Southampton General Hospital
£31,696 - £41,787 pa
25/05/2018 23:59

Are you looking for a new challenge? If so this could be the post for you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and dynamic Band 7 Senior /Charge Nurse to work within our 13 bedded hyper acute stroke unit. Admissions come direct from ED to administer thrombolysis treatment, where appropriate intra-arterial clot retrieval, mechanical thrombectomy and commence on the Stroke pathway.

If you are:

  • Passionate about delivering high quality patient care
  • Motivated and forward thinking
  • Eager to develop your own clinical and management skills
  • Enjoy the challenge of working in a busy environment
  • Looking for a position which will challenge and stretch you
  • Want to be part of a focused, multidisciplinary team that delivers a high quality service


If so then this is the post for you!

The Wessex Neurological Centre (WNC) provides a dedicated, integrated 24 hour acute neurosurgical and neurological assessment, investigation and treatment service. Being one of the largest neuroscience centers in the country we provide services to a population of three million people. Sitting within a large teaching hospital, we have clear priorities for maintaining high standards of care and developing our specialist services for the community. The unit consists of

-           Neurosurgery

-           Neurology

-           Acute stroke

-           Genetics

-           Neurophysiology

-           Neuro OPD/ Pre assessment

Neurosciences has a large team of specialist nurses for all sub specialties, in addition there is a unique and fast developing 24/7 advanced nurse practitioner team who support the ward areas at all times.

This is a fantastic opportunity to contribute to and be part of the upcoming service developments for this rewarding patient group.


We support our staff, offering a variety of opportunities for career progression. When it comes to careers we are committed to developing yours. We support both professional and personal development, recognising its importance in delivering a quality service.


Our education, training and development team works alongside individuals and teams in practice. Formal teaching sessions and study days are available as is advise on academic pathways and career planning


If you have a real passion for nursing and you are looking for an exciting, fast moving clinical field to develop your skills then look no further, apply now and join our team.


Informal visits are welcome and encouraged.

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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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