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Sister/Charge Nurse - AMU

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join the nursing team on the Acute Medical Unit at Fairfield General Hospital with vacancy for Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse.

The Acute Medical Unit is a 50 bedded Unit consisting of a dedicated nursing, medical, pharmacy and allied health professional multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

Our Commitment to you

o A passionate and dedicated team to work with who will go above and beyond to support you and others in providing the best patient care

o An enthusiastic and driven management team that allow you the freedom to be brilliant but won't leave you unsupported

oAccess to in house and external development opportunities

You will be enthusiastic, motivated and committed to wanting to help drive advanced skills within this challenging but exciting environment.

As a professional with extensive knowledge, you will be expected to support junior colleagues and work as a strong team player to ensure the patient gets the best care possible.

It goes without saying that you will be fully dedicated to patient-centred care and you will be willing to work closely with colleagues at all levels to ensure this continues across your department.We would welcome the chance to meet with you informally, to introduce you to our fantastic teams and show you around our departments.

About us

Bury Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Rated as 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission, our Fairfield site delivers innovative patient-centred care, and boasts an award winning Stroke centre and Heart Care unit. Supported by our community services in Bury, a mix of professionals from health, social and voluntary sectors, Bury exemplifies the benefits of a joined up approach to health and social care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please contact

Person Specification

Qualifications / Experience


  • NMC registered
  • Substantial post registration


  • Evidence of having undertaken relevant further study or training as required for the post
  • Recognised management or leadership qualification



  • Substantial experience at Band 5 or Equivalent within specialty
  • Experience of managing a ward or department on a shift by shift basis



  • Good communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Evidence of the acquisition of relevant skills associated with the role
  • Willingness to undertake relevant further study as required for the post
  • Understanding of Clinical Governance and Health and Safety issues


  • IT



  • Willingness to work flexible shifts

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Fairfield General Hospital

Rochdale Old Road



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