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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Employer
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Norwich
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

Job summary

On Hethel ward, we care for over 36 acutely ill respiratory patients, providing various treatments such as non-invasive ventilation, chest drains, pleural procedures, and oxygen therapy among others.

We are a dedicated team lead by 4 deputies, a clinical educator and ward manager. We encourage you to be involved in raising and maintaining standards to improve the patient experience.

Part-Time 24 Hours Per Week

Interview - 15th June 2023

Main duties of the job

You will be part of our inspiring respiratory team. We care for a range of respiratory conditions such as cystic fibrosis, MND, lung cancer and respiratory failure. We deliver high quality care for these patients and facilitate and oversee their procedures and treatments. We rotate staff to our sister ward and give the opportunity to gain skills working in specialist fields within the department. We have a wealth of experience within our specialist nursing teams who hold yearly study days and monthly training sessions for all staff. We want you to be involved in change management and various hospital improvement projects. If you are looking for a great opportunity you will no doubt find that in our department.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are 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, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence and demonstrate behaviours that support and encourage an inclusive culture.

About us

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


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Ensure practice is in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and work within limits of competence.
  • Assist the Ward/Department manager in maintaining standards of nursing practice.
  • Carry out and advise/supervise junior staff in the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluating of nursing care.
  • Carry out the daily personal care of patients.
  • To take charge of the clinical area in the absence of the Ward/Department Sister/ Charge Nurse.
  • To ensure the patient administration systems e.g. PAS are up-dated to ensure real time data collection and confidentiality.
  • To ensure the effective use of information technology for the benefit of patient care in accordance with the Trusts Cyber Code of Conduct.
  • To ensure the confidentiality of information (written, verbal, electronic) is maintained, whilst being aware of the Freedom for Information Act.
  • To co-ordinate and monitor the progress of patients within their plan of care and to promptly and effectively communicate relevant changes in patient status to the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Effectively communicate complex, sensitive or contentious information to the multi-disciplinary team gaining their co-operation.

Please refer to the Job Description for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC register


Desirable

  • Have or be working towards a health related degree


Experience

Essential

  • Experience in change management
  • Experience of managing and leading a clinical area


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills


Attitude, aptitude

Essential

  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence


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