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Senior Sister / Practitioner - Recovery - Band 7

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS FoundationTrust
Bath, Somerset (GB)
£40,057 to £45,839 pa
Closing date
30 Nov 2021

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Acute Care
Contract Type
Full Time
NHS Trust/Hospital
Job Role
Sister/Charge Nurse
£40,000 - £50,000
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Job Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, experienced and forward-thinking Band 7 Senior Practitioner to lead our Recovery Team. You will be joining our friendly and supportive Senior Theatre Team, who pride themselves on providing an excellent standard of care for our patients.

Working closely with our pain management team you will be key in ensuring that our patients are cared for compassionately and meet all aspects of our recovery discharge criteria. The post holder will be a Recovery Team Leader with recent experience in this specific area.

You will be instrumental in liaising with other members of the theatre department, including new starters and training co-ordinators to enable your team to meet their full potential. We place a strong emphasis on personal and professional development and will give you opportunities to develop your skills further.

We have an excellent safety culture and are proud of our Recovery Team. We have 15 theatres across three theatre suites, Main Elective Suite (MES), Elective Trauma Suite (ETS) and Obs and Gynae, in the Princess Anne Wing (PAW)

To succeed in this role you will need up to date and extensive experience in an acute healthcare recovery setting. We welcome applications from those who would like to apply for a part time working / job share position.

Informal contact welcome, if you would like to have an informal chat for more information or come and have a look around, please click on the apply button for details. 

To apply click on the apply button

Closing date for applicants is 30th November 2021

I look forward to hearing from you.

Company benefits

There are many opportunities at RUH Bath for our nursing colleagues to develop their talent. What will be available to you:

* Access up to £1,000 of Continuous Professional Development funding* to attend specialist accredited courses and leadership programmes

* Individual career conversations and our dedicated staff career hub.

*(over three years. This funding is available to every Trainee Nursing Associate, Nursing Associate, Registered Nurse, Midwife and Allied Health Professional (AHP) in our Trust).

Your wellbeing is also important to us – everyone matters at the RUH. When you join our RUH community, you'll be invited to be part of our staff networks, meet new colleagues, discuss ideas and encourage conversations that can influence change for the benefit of everyone. Our Trust has also signed the Menopause Workplace Pledge, and have joined companies including Tesco, HaperCollins UK, Santander UK, Severn Trent and Bupa in pledging to ensure a supportive workplace for employees affected by menopause. We are committed to recognising that the menopause can be an issue in the workplace and women need support by talking openly, positively and respectfully about the menopause and supporting our staff.

Our hospital site is surrounded by beautiful countryside, there's plenty of outside space for you to enjoy a restful break. We even have an outdoor heated swimming pool to help support your wellbeing. What's more were just a stones throw away from Bath's vibrant city centre which has many restaurants, independent shops, pubs and trendy bars.

About the organisation

The Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. We provide 759 beds and a comprehensive range of acute services including medicine and surgery, services for women and children, accident and emergency services, and diagnostic and clinical support services. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding.

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at our Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. Our values are simple; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, and represent our aspiration for the type of hospital we want to be.

Bath is a wonderful place to live and work. Our main hospital site is 1.5 miles from the city centre. Bath is a world heritage city, with world-class universities and a vibrant social scene boasting excellent theatres, restaurants, bars, shops, spas and galleries. The city itself is surrounded by rolling open countryside, with the Cotswolds, south west coast and south Wales coast in easy reach for day trips. Bristol is less than 15 minutes away by train and London is easily accessible with direct trains to Paddington taking only 85 minutes. We have plenty of outside space for you to enjoy a restful break and we even have an outdoor heated swimming pool to help support your wellbeing.



At RUH Bath everyone matters. We’re proud of our staff and work together to make a real difference to our patients, their families and each other. We’re an innovative and inspirational acute hospital with lots to offer you. Whether you are newly qualified or an experienced nurse, we will help you flourish in your nursing career. We’re creating new opportunities, introducing new ways of delivering services and encourage colleagues to develop their talent to become our future leaders. Your wellbeing is important to us, when you join our RUH community you’ll be invited to join staff networks that can help influence change for the benefit of everyone.

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