*Please note, the banding for this vacancy is subject to agenda for change*
Are you an existing Emergency Department Band 6? Or do you aspire to be a Band 7? If so, we have a development post available and would love for you to consider joining our team in the Emergency Department, here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals NHS Trust.
This is a chance for you to make a real difference to patient care whilst developing your knowledge and skills of working in an Emergency Department further.
Main duties of the job
Members of the Senior Nursing Team will require strong management and leadership qualities, whilst overseeing the team to deliver the highest possible patient care. It will support the Department Matron to drive forward evidence based practice and take responsibility for the supervision of staff and the policies and practices that operate within their clinical area.
There has been and continues to be a huge investment in Nursing from the Executive Team and the new workforce plan increases the number of senior nurses in the department substantially. This will allow the post holder to lead and develop a team of nurses assigned to them whilst impacting on all the nurses in the department. There is a significant focus on The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust's (SaTH's) ED quality agenda which is monitored strictly by the CQC.
Working for our organisation
We are ideally located between the north and the south making travelling around the UK extremely easy. As well as being only a short distance from major cities and busy transport links including Birmingham airport, our county also borders with beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery.
If you are interested in finding out more about this role, please contact us to gain a broader understanding of the department and why it is such an exciting place to work. Our Lead Nurse and Matron will be more than happy to spend time to discuss the role with you and show you around the department - please take up this opportunity to find out more.
The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require any individuals employed by the NHS where their role involves patient contact, to be fully vaccinated (1st and 2nd dose) against COVID-19 by 1st April 2022. To achieve this the successful applicant must have had their 1st COVID-19 vaccination by 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.