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Job summary

Main area
Emergency Department
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
321-MRCK-4181190-B7
Employer
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
John Radcliffe
Town
Oxford
Salary
£40,057 - £45,839 £38,890 - £44,503 per annum/ pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59

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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Senior Sister/Charge Nurse - Maternity Cover

NHS AfC: Band 7

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

 

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

 

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

 

Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families. For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


 

Job overview

Band 7 Senior Sister/Charge Nurse - Emergency Department

The Emergency Department at The John Radcliffe Hospital currently has vacancies for a Senior Sister/Charge Nurse - Maternity cover.

We are a friendly team of skilled practitioners, who take pride in the quality of the care we provide in a fast-paced and demanding environment. We know the values of providing excellent care to the most vulnerable patients, at times of high stress for them and their families.

We can offer a supportive environment with a strong commitment to continuing professional development. 

Previous experience working in an Emergency Department is essential. 

Please contact us if you have any questions or would like an informal visit before applying. 

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit nurses who are highly skilled and motivated, who are proactive and have proven clinical and people management skills. 

You will need to be an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication and leadership skills, alongside a passion for delivering compassionate high quality care as part of a large multi-disciplinary team. You will be expected to lead and motivate the team, using critical thinking in clinical decision making to maintain a safe and efficient environment for patients and staff.

Closing Date and Time: 26/05/22 11:59pm

Working for our organisation

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more here  www.ouh.nhs.uk

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information on the main responsibilities. 

Person specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse (Adult) main ED
  • Relevant specialist post basic education e.g. A&E Course, Leadership course/diploma preferably at degree level (HEI level 6)
  • Teaching / Assessment / Mentoring qualification
  • Adult/Paediatric Life Support provider (depending on post) Trauma Training Qualification
Desirable criteria
  • First level degree (HEI 6)

Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrates up to date knowledge and expertise in the speciality
  • Knowledge of the key professional issues and NMC guidelines relating to professional practice.
  • Evidence of being able to work across organisational boundaries

Skills

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Previous experience of formal/informal teaching of patients and staff.
  • Demonstrates a clear vision of the role and service
  • Ability to initiate, sustain and evaluate change.
  • Decision making skills
  • Demonstrates skilled written and verbal communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • IT skills

Other

Essential criteria
  • Demonstrates understanding of relevant national strategy / policy and how this relates to the service
  • Commitment to maintain own fitness for practice through maintaining a personal profile of competencies (portfolio)
  • Understanding of appropriate health and safety legislation
  • Understanding of equal opportunities

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantFair Train work experience quality standard - gold standardApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant (Silver Award)Embracing Equality Diversity Inclusion

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Name
Katy Mimpress
Job title
Matron
Email address
katy.mimpress@ouh.nhs.uk
Additional information

 

 

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