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Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful
…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.
People for Patients. Our People, our Patients, our Priority
Hours: Up to 37.5 hours per week
We are currently looking for a keen and motivated Band 6 Deputy Sister / Charge Nurse to join our friendly and busy department. You must be a registered nurse with a minimum 2 years post registration experience, within an emergency department.
You will be required to have effective leadership skills, good communication skills, good interpersonal skills and evidence of professional development is a must. The successful candidate will be required to take charge on shift, and maintain the flow of the department in a safe and efficient manner.
You will joining an emergency department that currently sees on average 250 - 300 patients a day .This is an extremely busy, but exciting time to join the Trust, as we are currently reviewing our emergency care processes. The department consists of a streaming area, ambulance assessment area, resuscitation room, majors cubicles and an urgent care centre.
High standards of patient care are our priority, therefore you will be required to work within our Trust Values.
The key areas within this role will be to assist the department Senior Sister/Matron in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of services, and to provide clinical and managerial leadership for nursing and support staff.
There will be an expectation that you can deputise for department Senior Sister/Matron in their absence, with this role you will also be expected to take a lead on clinical practice issues.
We have a dedicated Nurse Educator, as professional development for nursing staff is a priority. During your employment you will have opportunities for different courses and study days, including Immediate Life Support, Recognition of Deteriorating Patient, Advanced Life Support, Trauma Training, Paediatrics Training, Major incident and CBRN training.
You will be required to work a 24/7 rotational shift pattern of days, nights and twilights.
The Trust is committed to developing and delivering excellent customer focused service by treating patients, their families, friends, carers and staff with professionalism, respect and dignity.
We look forward to receiving your application.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.
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
Sarah Tugwell - Sister
Tel: (01904) 721846
Donna Exton - Senior Sister
Tel: (01904) 721846