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Deputy Charge Nurse/Sister - Emergency Department

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year ,pro rata for part time
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

Do you want to help lead a fast-paced dynamic team at the forefront of Emergency medicine in one of the most beautiful areas of the country? Due to promotion within the department opportunities have arisen for the right candidate to work as a Deputy Sister or Deputy Charge Nurse within the Emergency Department at Poole.

There is 24/7 Sister cover in ED so the Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse will be supported in their role & will be working alongside a Sister/Charge Nurse who has ultimate responsibility for the department.

The applicant must have two years' experience within an Emergency Department and demonstrable clinical acumen.

Please note: if this post requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the role, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary

Base Location: Poole (with expectation to work cross site when required)

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for flow through the Emergency Department and the Urgent Treatment Centre, providing rapid assessment of the patients on their arrival both via ambulance and walk-ins. They will also be expected to take part in management of staff on shift, development of staff and also would be expected to be an exemplar of good clinical practice within ED.

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued team mates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

In some cases this means that a services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert

Person Specification

Technical Skills Competencies


  • Ability to undertake additional skills as required.
  • Implementation of evidence based practice



  • Minimum of 3-4 years post registration experience.
  • Evidence of shift management
  • Experience of leading. motivating and supporting a team


  • Ability to manage change.



  • NMC Registration
  • Diploma or Degree in Adult or Paediatric Nursing



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