Nursing - Sister / Charge Nurse RCN

  • Department Emergency Department
  • Salary £33,706 - £40,588 per annum pro rata
  • Closing Date 31/03/2023
  • Location The Princess Royal Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-SCC-536
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Full time
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

Are you a Registered Children's Nurse looking for your next career move?

If so, we have a number of Band 6 positions available and would love for you to consider joining our team in the Emergency Department at The Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust!

This is a chance to make a real difference to patient care whilst developing your knowledge and skills in Paediatric Emergency Medicine which in turn can benefit you as a nurse by contributing to your professional growth and career.

We have full and part time flexible working positions available at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

We are a supportive, welcoming innovative multidisciplinary team that collaboratively engages with all key stakeholders. We offer a comprehensive supernumerary induction programme to support you in your new role.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for any further information and we look forward to meeting you.

Contact: Senior Sister Zara Stubbs via email 

Main duties of the job

To function as a competent clinical practitioner within their designated clinical area.
To deliver direct patient care whilst, co-ordinating and overseeing nursing/theatre practice.
To be responsible for ensuring the delivery of clinical activities during their span of duty.
To ensure that there is efficient and effective utilisation of resources to deliver optimum quality care to their client group.
To deputise for the ward/ department manager in his / her absence, driving forward evidence-based practice and taking responsibility for the supervision of staff and the policies and practices that operate within their clinical area.
To work flexibly to meet the needs of the service.
To participate in the on-call rota if post within theatre

Working for our organisation

The Emergency Department is undergoing a significant refurbishment to accommodate a safe and deliverable service to the children and families of Shropshire/Telford & Wrekin. The refurbishment consists of an extension to our Major area, Pitstop, an Ambulance arrivals pod, a dedicated Paediatric area alongside a new Urgent Treatment Centre for the Minors and GP stream.

This is a very exciting time to join our Emergency Department with opportunities to develop with formal Royal College Nursing - Emergency Nurse Competency based assessments with accreditation supporting all nurses. We value each role in our diverse multidisciplinary team of Health Care Assistants, Emergency Care Technicians, Housekeepers, Patient Flow Coordinators, Nurses, Paramedics, Practice Education Facilitators and Emergency Care Practioners alongside our Receptionists and Operational Managers. We work collaboratively with internal and external Paediatric specialties to strive for excellent care for the communities we serve.

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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