Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse Rapid Response

NHS AfC: Band 6

Main area
Community Nursing
NHS AfC: Band 6
37.5 Hours Per Week
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Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
£26,302 -£35,225
23/02/2018 23:59

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The £170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit has commenced and is due to be completed 2017, and plans to extend the neonatal unit are underway.

We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.

We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts promises to work as part of a team, be supported to maintain high standards and appreciate every individual. We are committed to investing in our workforce by recruiting to Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professional and HealthCare Science vacancies.


We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans.


Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse, Rapid Response Team

Band 6 1.0 WTE (37.5hrs)



The Rapid Response team is well established within Walsall with a fully integrated domiciliary service and excellent relationships with Social Services and the Acute Sector.


Opportunities have arisen for a Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse to join our innovative multi-disciplinary team. You must be an RGN with evidence of post registration practice at Band 5. Experience of multi-disciplinary / multi agency working is essential. You will be part of a team and have responsibility for a varied workload of rapid response service, including sub acute care in the domiciliary environment and rehabilitation, working initially under the direction of senior nurses within the Rapid Response Team. You will be working with adult Services to develop and support this client group to remain in their homes with enhanced services or access a bed-based service. You will need to work flexibly to meet the demands of the service and be able to forge strong links with partnership agencies at Social Services and Acute Trust.


Service provision is delivered between the hours of 8:30am – 10:00pm across 7 days on a pro-rota system.


The Trust is committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible.


For informal discussion about the post please contact Katie Welborn, Advanced Nurse Practitioner on 0845 113 0761, option 6.





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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 Welborn

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Tel: 0845 113 0761 option 6

If you have problems applying, contact

Walsall Manor Hospital
Moat Road
01922 721172 Ext 4627