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Sister/Charge Nurse

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

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

At Stockport NHS foundation Trust we are proud that we care for our people as much as our patients, we'd love you to join us within our Emergency Department here at Stepping Hill hospital.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our hardworking and dynamic nursing team in the Emergency Department where every day is different, and always something new to learn. Here at SFT we have both adult and paediatric services. We are a Multidisciplinary team with our own Advanced Clinical Practitioners and Emergency Nurse Practitioner team.

Main duties of the job

As a Sister/Charge Nurse at SFT you'll be expected to work within your scope of practice, leading teams throughout the department in Majors Assessment, Minors, our Rapid Assessment Unit (Ambulance Triage) and Resuscitation to ensure that all our patients are seen efficiently and effectively, meeting all their clinical needs within the 4 hour target.

SFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve.

About us

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
  • Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
  • NHS pension scheme membership
  • Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
  • NHS Staff discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
  • Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice 3033

Job description

Job responsibilities

We show our commitment to our teams through excellent development and progression opportunities, Well give you plenty of support to further progress your career, including a wide variety of training opportunities. We will offer you an individual Band 6 Development Plan which is unique to your individual development needs.

So were proud to nurture and support our nurses to provide the very best care. In return, youll deliver our values, we care, we respect and we listen.

To succeed, you will need to be committed to delivering high quality, patient focused care with pride and respect, have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to provide evidence of personal and professional development.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of �41.90. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of �13.

Person Specification



  • Post registration qualification in Emergency Nursing or equivalent



  • Mentorship Qualification or Equivalent Experience



  • Manchester Triage course



  • Proven emergency nursing experience



  • IV Drug Administration/plastering/minor injury assessment treatment

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