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Band 6 Junior Sister (AMU)

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Junior Sister (AMU)
Band 6
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Gloucestershire Royal
£32,306 - £39,027 per annum
Salary period
18/08/2022 23:59

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.


Job overview

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join the Acute Medical Unit (AMU) team at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We are delighted to be able to offer a post at this exciting time to an expanding team. We are seeking motivated, dynamic leaders with considerable acute nursing experience looking for a challenging and rewarding career within Acute Medicine.

Main duties of the job

Working alongside the existing AMU team to assist in the enhancement and development of AMU services, with a particular focus on the delivery of high quality care within a busy ever changing environment. As a visible leader you will assure high quality patient-centred care by providing expert clinical practice, advice, education and effective nursing management of all patients accessing the AMU.

Working for our organisation

The posts offer an opportunity to develop clinically and managerially within a supportive and friendly environment. Training and development opportunities are available within this post. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The team provides 24/7 cover within Gloucester Royal and is in the process of expanding its bed base in the near future, in line with Fit for the Future Plans. The AMU is a fast based environment, requiring previous acute experience. This is an exciting time to join the team and we welcome informal visits.

See attached for full job description and person specification.

For more information please contact Aidan Davis- Acute Medicine Matron


Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse with active NMC registration
  • Holds a teaching or mentorship qualification
  • Evidence of relevant continued professional development


Essential criteria
  • Appropriate experience at a Band 5 level
  • Experience within acute ward care environment
  • Previous experience of leading a team / coordinating a team

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of clinical skill competency
  • Ability to be Flexible and Adaptable
  • Good time management

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Aidan Davis
Job title
Acute Medicine Matron
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