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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic nurses or ODPs who would like to take the next steps in their career and become Deputy Sisters/Charge Nurses.

As a Deputy Charge Nurse/Sister you will be responsible for the coordination of the department on a daily basis alongside the Ward Sister supporting the team towards the delivery of high standards of patient care.

As part of the senior Nursing team you will ensure that a supportive and proactive working environment is maintained. Within the role your own learning will be further supported with guidance from the Ward Sister looking at your own individual developmental needs. You will be heavily involved in service improvement, training and education, appraisals and staff recruitment and retention.

Main duties of the job

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

About us

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal's Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King's Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients, we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To see the full detailed job description and main responsibilities of the job please refer the job description attached.

Person Specification



  • Good communication skills with clear written and oral skills
  • Proven management skills- effective organisation abilities, supervisory skills, leadership skills


  • Change management and leadership skills



  • 1 st level Registered Nurse or Qualified ODP


  • Diploma level study or willingness to undertake

Further Training


  • Relevant Pre Op courses



  • Substantial experience within specialty.

Contractual Requirements


  • Regular attendance
  • Ability to work flexibly

Employer details

Employer name

Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital

Mansfield Road


NG17 4JL

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