Ward Sister / Charge Nurse

Salary: £37,128

Job Description

We require a Ward Sister / Charge Nurse (RMN / RNLD) - full time for our 14 bedded male dementia unit (Rudyard Ward).

  • Location: Rudyard, Near Leek (ST13), Nr Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire

Job Description:

Ward Sister / Charge Nurse Rate of Pay:

  • £17.00 per hour for Ward Sister / Charge Nurse (RMN / RNLD)
  • Hours of Work - - full time is 14 shifts over 28 days including weekends


  • Earn £1000 joining bonus if you apply to us direct  - i.e. not via an agency (terms and conditions apply)
  • Overtime Paid at time and a half.
  • Night enhancement of £2.50 per hour
  • Weekend enhancement of £2.00 per hour
  • Paid breaks
  • Claim 0.20 pence per mile to and from work.

Ward Sister / Charge Nurse Skills and knowledge required:

  • Able to manage and lead a team of staff
  • Provide clincal supervision to team members
  • Support the registered manager with CQC compliance
  • Provide audits in a timely manner
  • Be Eenthusiastic and dynamic
  • Professional and compassionate
  • Work within the NMC code of Practice
  • Computer literate
  • Motivated to work within a multidisciplinary setting - with Doctors, Occupational Therapist and Psychologists
  • Able to work flexible shift patterns - although supernumerarytime will be provided.
  • Have excellent communication skills – written and verbal
  • Enjoy working with patients who may present with challenging behaviours and have complex mental health problems
  • You will have to write reports and attend: CPA's, Tribunals and Managers Hearings.

Please note:

  • You will be trained in the Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA) method of de-escalation and physical restraint
  • You will have supervision when required to ensure you are able to talk about your experiences - so please take this into consideration before applying.

The John Munroe Hospital Group has 71 beds, split over 6 units and is situated in the Staffordshire Moorlands. The Group provides care for patients with enduring mental illnesses and challenging behaviours, who may also be detained under the 1983 Mental Health Act or be subject to court orders.

Please note John Munroe Hospital in based in Rudyard (which is a rural location) - therefore there are no direct bus routes.

And the John Munroe Group offers the Ward Sister / Charge Nurse::

  • Working within a highly professional and motivated team
  • Excellent remuneration.
  • 6.6 weeks (equivalent to 33 days) annual leave entitlement.
  • Double time for working bank holidays
  • Time and a half over time rate.
  • Ongoing free training opportunities and continuous professional development
  • Enrolled pension scheme (after qualifying period) with JMG contribution
  • Full RCNi revalidation package - saving over £50 per year.
  • DBS refundable after a 6 month period
  • Travel claim - 0.20 pence per mile to and from work.
  • Free uniform
  • Free parking

All senior staff nurse appointments are subject to the following:

An enhanced DBS and two references.

Plus the John Munroe Group has a zero tolerance towards recreational drugs and use of alcohol at work.

All staff may be subject to a drug test on commencement of employment.

Please note that this can be a physically demanding role due to the nature of the patient group and the fact that you will be trained in the Management of Actual and Potential Aggression (MAPA) method of de-escilation and physical restraint - so please take this into consideration before applying

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

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