Nursing - Charge Nurse / Sister - Ward 21

  • Department Ward 21 - Medicine (RSH)
  • Salary £32,306.00 – £39,027 per annum
  • Closing Date 19/08/2022
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-CNM-714
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

Due to an increase in the agreed skill mix, we have a vacancy for a further Band 6 Charge Nurse / Sister on our busy medical ward at Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. 

The successful candidate must have a proven ability in supervising, managing and controlling the activities of a unit in an effective and efficient manner.

You will be a clinical role model and have a willingness to develop the team as well as your own professional growth.

You will have excellent communication skills and high clinical standards with a passion to make a difference for patients and staff alike.

Main duties of the job

Supervise junior staff, support ward manager, promote effective, safe and quality care, deputise for ward manager in his absence, work closely with other Band 6s to ensure safe delivery of care and promote a friendly, caring and  welcoming ward environment.

In conjunction with the ward manager be responsible for the day to day supervision of their ward, effectively motivating, and directing staff to ensure that time and resources are managed through effective teamwork.

Working for your organisation

We are looking to recruit a further Band 6 Charge Nurse / Sister to join our current leadership team, and be part of our relatively new but developing team.

You will be keen to develop yourself and your career whilst having standards that are second to none.

You will be welcoming and supportive of those you work with and care for, but also like to smile and enjoy your work, and allow those around you enjoy theirs whilst maintaining the highest professional standards. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
 
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
 
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
 
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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