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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Poole, Dorset
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

A challenging opportunity for a committed competent Senior Nurse with a genuine interest to work in Gastroenterology and Cardiac Medicine has arisen

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Deputy Sister/ Charge Nurse to become part of our friendly, dedicated and hardworking team on Avonbourne. We are looking for an individual who has a flare for education, mentoring and self-learning who can provide inspirational leadership, and act as a credible role model to staff on the ward.

A5 Ward is a 27 bedded acute medical ward which also encompasses B5 a 6 bedded ward, predominately specialising in caring for patients with Gastroenterology and Cardiac conditions. This is a dynamic environment where the focus is to continually enhance patient care delivery; the successful candidate will be responsible for leading a fully established team to deliver quality care within the Clinical Governance Framework, working between A5 and B5

This role will include working a mixture of day shifts, weekends and Nights

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

Based at: Poole

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

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

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



  • Demonstrate knowledge of clinical audit and clinical effectiveness
  • Ability to demonstrate fundamental nursing knowledge and practical skills


  • LERN/RCA training and proficiency
  • Knowledge of Budget management

Technical Skills Competencies


  • Teaching and presentation skills


  • Venepuncture and Cannulation
  • ECG Recording
  • Male Catheterisation



  • NMC registration Nurse
  • Recognised teaching qualification


  • 1st level degree or working towards

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