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Deputy Ward Leader

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week
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Mansfield Community Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
26/02/2018 23:59

Sherwood Forest Hospitals (SFH) is an award winning, modern and friendly trust, dedicated to providing outstanding care.  We are an improving organisation with strong leadership, a clear sense of direction and an exciting vision for the future.  Our staff and volunteers strive to ensure the patient is at the heart of everything we do.  

At SFH we value our staff.  We know that happy, highly motivated, engaged staff are key to providing the highest quality care for our patients. We offer a range of staff benefits, excellent training facilities and a modern, well equipped working environment.  We’re committed to enabling colleagues to maximise their potential and enjoy satisfying careers, underpinned by our staff health and wellbeing strategy; ‘Happy, Healthy, Here’. 

If our vision, values and ethos appeal to you now is the time to join #Team SFH. 

What our staff say about us from our recent anonymous Staff Survey: 

'The organisation is a good place to work with strong values and a clear commitment to quality of care and patient experience.'


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Deputy Ward Leader post within sub-acute rehabilitaion.

We are seeking a caring and compassionate, dynamic and enthusiastic Deputy Ward Leader to assist the current Ward Sister and band 6 in providing excellent, evidence based nursing care on Oakham Ward, ensuring patient safety and experience is optimised.

We are a dynamic, friendly and supportive team who are committed to providing high quality patient care whilst achieving the Clinical Quality Indicators and other national targets. Working alongside the ward manager and as part of the multi-disciplinary team. As a department, we are committed to supporting and developing all Nurses, in order for each individual to flourish in their role, assisting you in developing your career pathway alongside a team of highly skilled nurses.

This is an exciting opportunity and would suit an experienced nurse looking to develop their career in elderly rehabilitaion nursing. Training and support will be offered.

Interested? Please come and see us. 

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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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Further details / informal visits contact


Katie Smalley - Ward Sister

01623 622515 ext 5218/5061


Emma Wilson- Matron

01623 622515 ext 5008

If you have problems applying, contact

01623 622515 ext 4633