Nursing - Sister/Charge Nurse - SAU

  • Department SAU
  • Salary £24,907.00 – £30,615 per annum
  • Closing Date 29/05/2020
  • Location Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-SCN-236
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Nurse wishing to develop their leadership skills as a Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse.  You will gain experience in caring for patients with a wide variety of Surgical conditions.

Previous surgical experience is essential.

You will have proven organisational skills with evidence of taking frequent charge of a ward.  You will have demonstrated leadership skills and be an expert communicator with the ability to work with all members of the multidisciplinary team. 

You will support and train our junior staff, new starters and agency staff while providing the clinical skills and expertise required for an acute ward.  You will be flexible in your approach to the role and respond appropriately to the demands of an ever changing workload.  You will also support the ward manager in the management and leadership of the ward. 

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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