Charge Nurse

  • Jupiter Recruitment Corporations Ltd
  • Hanley Road, Malvern WR14 4HZ, UK
  • 11/09/2019
Full time Nurse

Job Description

An amazing opportunity as arisen for a motivated Charge Nurse to work with one of UK's leading healthcare providers. As a Charge Nurse you will be working in the West Midlands area.

This special hospital offers rehabilitation and support for adults with mental health illnesses and personality disorders that may have a forensic background with associated complex and challenging behaviours.

As a Charge Nurse your day to day duties include:

  • To take an active role in management of the ward under the supervision of the Ward Manager, and to take charge in her absence. Participate fully with the clinical team and undertake direct patient care
  • Contribute to the development of others within the team through supervision, mentoring (including student nurses) and positive role modelling
  • Support the Ward Manager in resource management for the ward
  • Promote and maintain a professional working environment, ensuring a high standard of care at all times, assisting with evaluation through clinical governance and audit
  • Ensure effective communication between medical and nursing staff both verbal and written
  • Ensure all CPA and risk assessment and HONOS is an integral part of the patients care and that it is monitored and updated on a regular basis
  • In liaison with the Ward Manager, identify training needs for staff
  • Delegated responsibility for the care, security and maintenance of equipment, drugs and other consumables on the ward/department
  • Shared responsibility for the confidentiality, security and accuracy of patient records, data and information


An ideal Charge Nurse must have these skills as they are beneficial for this position:

  • Experience in a supervisory role
  • The ability to assess and teach junior staff
  • A proven ability to co-ordinate care, prioritise tasks and manage Health & Safety issues
  • The drive to learn and develop
  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice
  • A flexible, positive, team-orientated approach
  • Mentorship Qualification (preferred)
  • The ability to lead and motivate others. Must be flexible, enthusiastic, self-motivated and have the ability to supervise clinical teams


The successful Charge Nurse will receive an excellent salary of £37,500. This exciting position is for37.5 hours a week. In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • A group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Care first - Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • Personal health insurance
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Voluntary benefit


To be considered for this position you must be a qualified RMN

Reference: 3723

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Sharon Stuart on 01216380567 or send your CV to





£37,500 PA

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