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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Job summary

Band 6 Sister/Charge nurse working on ward 14 general surgery, Huddersfield Royal Infirmary. Under the Supervision of the ward manager.

Main duties of the job

To support the Senior Sister in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care and services for a variety of patients.

To provide clinical and managerial leadership for nursing and support staff and to take responsibility in the absence of the Senior Sister.

About us

o To participate in the assessing, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualisedcare for surgical patientso To recognise changes in patients conditions which require the intervention of others and referon as appropriateTo clearly present the patients point of view to others, including promoting and protecting theinterest and dignity of patientso Ensure own practice is evidenced based and contribute to the development of nursing practicein own area

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work within the NMC code of professional practice, and within policies, procedures andguidelines of Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Trust. To ensure that high standards of nursing care are given and maintained. And act whenstandards are not being maintained Act as a clinical role model, ensuring clinical expertise and practice is enhanced To provide mentorship and preceptorship as required To support the Senior Sister in providing a suitable & effective learning and developmentenvironment for students and other staff members. To take responsibility for own continuing professional development and performance, includingidentifying own development needs and maintain own portfolio in accordance with reregistrationrequirements .

Person Specification



  • First level Registration
  • Evidence of Teaching/Mentoring skills



  • General Surgery



  • Responsible for own post basic education
  • Experience of training other members of staff


  • Recruitment and selection

Special Knowledge/ Expertise


  • Cannulation/venepuncture skills
  • Knowledge of conditions and treatment within sphere of practice
  • Knowledge of local and national initiatives

Practical/Intellectual Skills/Personal Qualities


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to foster multi-disciplinary working.
  • Works within budgetary parameters
  • IT skills including EPR
  • Ability to challenge inappropriate standards of care
  • Ability to prioritise

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