Nurse - Frailty Unit

Frailty Unit, Band 5 Nurse

Passionate about great quality care? Want to care for our library and volumes of wisdom and knowledge? Believe our elderly are VIP’s not OAPs?

South Warwickshire Foundation Trust is looking for enthusiastic nurses, who strive to give outstanding care, to join our frailty ward teams. We are looking for nurses who are highly motivated and want to achieve and deliver the very best in themselves and for their patients.

This is an opportunity to secure an excellent position within a high performing NHS Foundation Trust that provides acute inpatient treatment and has been rated as ‘outstanding’ by the CQC.

The Trust can offer you driven, supportive teams to help you gain clinical skills and shape your nursing career.

This is an exciting opportunity for newly qualified or experienced nurses who would like to develop both personally and professionally.

We have an outstanding preceptorship programme to ensure that you are well supported to get your career off to the best start and to enable you to achieve your potential; including supernumerary time and close work with an experienced member of staff to help you in your new position.

The Team is truly multi-professional, we currently have Consultant Practitioners, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Trainee Nurses Associates, while we all work to our core strengths and abilities, we also help each other to develop new skills and acquire new knowledge that enables us to provide truly holistic patient centered care. The team operates from three bases, each base has an established group of staff to provide continuity to our patients.

Recruiting to values

We look to recruit staff who will effectively deliver our Trust values. These are our cultural glue to connect the team and support shared goals

  • Safety – We put safety above everything else
  • Effectiveness – We will do the right thing at the right time
  • Compassionate – We offer compassionate care to everyone
  • Trusted – We will be open and honest

Frailty Assessment Unit

The Frailty Unit provides a dedicated specialist team that rapidly assesses patients with symptoms of frailty at the point of entry to the trust. The unit is a new and exciting opportunity for those looking to make a difference to patients with complex needs, long term health conditions and those needing that extra care support with their patient journey.

Frailty – Nicholas & Fairfax Ward

Covering two wards, the frailty unit is an energetic and caring environment with a dedicated multi-disciplinary team. Working collaboratively the wards aim is to improve holistic patient care and work towards clinical excellence at all times. Combined with the assessment ward, the frailty unit aim to improve and individualise care with new pathways and patient focussed working.

For further information please contact:

Louise Overton Clinical Sisterext. 4329

Joanna Dalman, Clinical Lead Frailtyext. 8362

General Manager –Care of the Elderly, Frailty & Stroke, ext 8098



Reference: 40555054

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