Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse
NHS AfC: Band 6
- Emergency Services
- NHS AfC: Band 6
- Full time
- Part time
- Flexible working
- Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
- £33,706 - £40,588 per annum, pro rata
- 02/04/2023 23:59
At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team.
Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:
We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.
We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.
We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.
We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.
We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital.
Wish you were here? So do we.
We want all our staff to achieve a balance between work and personal life and understand how important flexible working can be. We welcome applications on a full or part time basis, various shift patterns and hybrid working, where roles allow.
The Emergency Department at NNUH is seeking to recruit highly motivated and passionate individuals to join our team as a Deputy Sister / Charge Nurse. The NNUH hosts the busiest Emergency Department in the East of England seeing over 120,000 patients every year.
This role is key in continuing our #JourneytoOutstanding and ensuring that patients are at the heart of everything we do. We’re looking for an individual with excellent communication skills who is capable of providing the highest possible standard of patient care.
You’ll work within a varied Multi-disciplinary Team, playing a vital part in ensuring a safe, timely and effective patient experience.
The successful applicant will benefit from a structured development plan and further educational opportunities.
Interview date: 20th April 2023
Main duties of the job
You will maintain a high standard of research-based nursing practice delivering patient care under the direction of the Senior Sister/ Charge Nurse.
Participate in the teaching programme of the department
Act as leader in the clinical area in the absence of sister/charge nurse, taking charge of the department as required.
Work as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner or be willing to undertake training and in accordance with the standards set by the Nursing / Midwifery Professional Bodies and Trust Nursing Policies and Guidelines.
You will support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service,
You are also expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence.
Working for our organisation
Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!
The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.
We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N&N Hospitals Charity
We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
- Flexible working hours
- Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
- Multi Faith prayer room
- Discounted gym memberships
- Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
- Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
- Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
- Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
- On-site Nursery
- On-site cafes offering staff discounts
- Support in career development
- Flexible staff bank
- Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please view the attached job description for full details of the role, and use your supporting statement to confirm how you meet the essential and desirable criteria on the job specification
- Registered Nurse with significant post registration experience in ED or Critical Care area
- One of the following: ALS, PALS/APLS, ATLS/ATNC/TNCC
- ENP or Minor injury/illness course at level 6
- Significant experience in ED nursing or Critical Care.
- Knowledge of up to date issues in ED and the NHS
- Understanding of legal and ethical issues in Emergency care
- Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH’s PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
- Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
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.
Documents to download
Further details / informal visits contact
- Helen Attwell
- Job title
- Email address
- Telephone number
- 01603 641398
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