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Ward/Department Sister/Charge Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
28/05/2018 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. 

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Do you enjoy a challenge? Are you motivated to explore new ways of achieving a quality patient experience? We have a vacancy for a dynamic, enthusiastic, innovative senior nurse looking for their next challenge to lead Guist Ward

The role of the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse is a pivotal role providing leadership and support to the nursing team, while ensuring the ward is managed safely and smoothly.

We are seeking candidates who demonstrate outstanding communication skills, first-rate organisational skills and the ability to prioritise effectively and efficiently in a fast paced work environment.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience of working at Band 6 level or above, with an ability to move the ward team forward, positively embracing the challenges to ensure the team can meet the demands of providing quality patient care in a fast paced environment.

Please contact us on 01603 286286 ext. 6481 to arrange to come in for a tour of our ward and to talk to us about working at our hospital.

As post holder you will :

-lead the ward team providing professional leadership and management within the ward environment.

- be accountable and responsible for the standards of care provided.

- demonstrate specialist knowledge and act as a role model and resource for the nursing/clinical team.

- work in liaison with other Senior Nursing staff and the MDT to implement directorate and Trust service plans

Hours of work : Full time - 37.5 hours per week, to include some weekends, bank holidays and night shifts

Opening Date for Applications: 15th May 2018

Closing Date for Applications: 28th May 2018

Interview date : Thursday 14th June 2018



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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

Kay Marrison - Matron

tel : 01603 646481

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If you have problems applying, contact

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