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Cardiac Angio Cath Lab
NHS AfC: Band 6
Part Time - 31 hours per week
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East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
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Colchester General Hospital
Starting salary to be £30,401 per annum pro rata
26/09/2019 23:59

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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 6

We are the largest organisation in the Eastern region. Our scale provides exciting opportunities for development, innovation, research, education and training.

We want the best staff. You want to make a difference.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse to join our Cardiac Angio Cath lab team at East Suffolk and North Essex Foundation Trust, based at the Colchester site.

The post involves delivering excellent and individualised clinical care to our patients and their families, as well as taking on a leadership role within the nursing team. 

You will be working with the Cardiac Cath lab team and contributing to the care, treatment and recovery of patients requiring specific cardiac procedures. 

Do you possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to work confidently and collaboratively across professional boundaries? Are you keen and motivated to learn? Do you have excellent leadership qualities?

If so then we are looking for a highly motivated nurse who is passionate about the care of cardiac patients to join our cardiac cath lab team, in delivering an excellent service.

Applicants must  effectively manage and develop a nursing team and provide professional and clinical leadership in the delivery of high quality, safe, cost effective care of patients, families and staff.  The applicant must be able to deputise for the ward manager to ensure appropriate senior cover at all times and to work as a skilled member of the angiography nursing team in all areas of the department (recovery, cath lab area and pre-assessment).

Please note that this role is subject to a DBS check which will be charged to the successful candidate. Full details can be found within the ‘DBS Information’ documents attached to this advert.’

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Gilly Chapman, Sister and Lead Nurse, Angio Cath Lab, Colchester General Hospital.  07507861326/ 01206 745978.