Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Thornton Heath , Croydon
£40,701 to £48,054 a year pa inc HCAS
Closing date
5 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Junior Sister/Charge Nurse will have on-going clinical responsibility for the designated area in which they are allocated.

They will be required to provide managerial accountability in the absence of the Team Leader under the supervision of the ESC clinical lead/ Theatre matron

In addition to clinical duties, the direct supervision and training of junior staff will be their responsibility in order to ensure the provision of a high quality and cost effective service to patients and users.

They will be responsible for the provision of high quality, individualised care to patients/clients and relatives.

The Junior Sister/Charge nurse will be responsible for acting in such a manner as to uphold and enhance the good standard and reputation of the Trust.

Main duties of the job

Junior Sister/Charge Nurse Band 6 Emergency Surgical Centre: Ambulatory Assessment Hub

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic practitioners to join our friendly team of practitioners. We are looking for practitioners with a flexible approach to work patterns, good interpersonal skills and the ability.

We are looking for practitioners with a flexible approach to work patterns, good interpersonal skills and the ability to facilitate change.

You will have the opportunityto rotate between admission, discharge and surgical assessment unit duties appropriate to your experiences.

The assessment surgical hub(ASH) is a 16 bay outpatient's ward area where patients come for surgical assessment, intravenous antibiotics, change of wound dressing, blood tests, all on the same day. We need a proactive ward practitioner to fulfil this role. Our experienced staff take care of all ages across the borough of Croydon.

You must currently be registered with NMC/HPC.

About us

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust provide hospital and community services from a number of community and specialist clinics throughout Croydon. The Trust was formed on 1st August 2010 through the integration of Croydon Community Health Services and Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust. Around 4,100 staff provide services for a population of over 360,000 people who are relatively young with a high level of ethnic diversity.Our main hospital site, Croydon University Hospital is one of the busiest in London. We're also leading the way in providing more healthcare outside hospitals at clinics, specialist centres and in people's homes. Our experienced district nursing teams, Allied Health Professionals and community matrons look after people of all ages across Croydon.Across the NHS everyone is working hard to meet growing demand and we're no exception. But with the right people on board, we are rising to this challenge, putting our people in the driving seat, encouraging innovation and transforming our services to give local people the quality of care they deserve. Croydon Health Services puts a great deal of importance on education and training throughout the careers of all of our staff.If you want the opportunity to have a real impact, challenge yourself and be part of an NHS Trust that's making a real difference then a career at Croydon Health Services could be just what you're looking for.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document (Job Description) which contains more information about the role

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Registration with the NMC and /or HPC
  • assessors course
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Intravenous certificate or willingness to undergo training
  • Experience in the supervising of students and support staff/others

knowledge and Understanding


  • Awareness of the role and remit of care of peri-operative patients
  • Peri-operative awareness of the clinical aspects of the role


  • Wards Skills some recovery or ITU experience
  • cannulation and phlebotomy course



  • Able to Basic IT skills
  • Able to manage difficult situations
  • Able to use own initiative


  • Intravenous certificate or willingness to undergo training
  • Proven communication skills
  • Able prioritised and meet deadline



  • Able to Basic IT skills
  • Punctual and reliable work record
  • Able to prioritise and meeting deadlines


  • Teaching skills
  • Experience in the supervising of students and support staff/others

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Croydon University Hospital NHS Trust


Croydon University Hospital

530 London road

Thornton Heath , Croydon


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