Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
11 Oct 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Nurse to join our committed and supportive Cardiology Team. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Nurse who is looking to extend their knowledge and skills in an Acute Cardiac/Medical environment.

Main duties of the job

What we look for:
  • An experienced Band 5 or 6 nurse with motivation and passion to work with a supportive and committed team.
  • Excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, looking to build relationships with the wider multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ambition and drive whilst maintaining excellent standards of care.
  • The ability to support, supervise and assess others in their learning whilst demonstrating strong leadership skills.

What we Offer:
  • The opportunity to work within an experienced, knowledgeable & supportive Cardiology Team where you will be encouraged and supported to develop across all areas.
  • Encouragement to enhance your knowledge and skills and support to attend ECG Interpretation courses and consolidate your learning.
  • Joining an established service at a time when we are looking to rapidly expand to meet the growing needs of our population.
  • Your life outside HHFT is important, and the Trust are happy to consider applications with flexible working patterns that cater to individual requirements this can be discussed at interview

About us

The Coronary Care Unit (CCU) is a 19 bedded acute ward plus an additional 12 bedded Cardiology/Step down ward. The team rotate across both of these areas caring for our patients with cardiac conditions. Immediately adjacent is the Cardiac Cath Lab and Daycase Recovery Unit which is supported by a large Cardiac Investigation Unit on the same floor that provide Echo, Pacing and Outpatient Clinics to all our Cardiac Patients. CCU will take direct admissions from the Ambulance Service as well as transfers from ED and other areas for patients requiring cardiac monitoring and acute care. We pride ourselves in providing outstanding care for every patient in line with the Trusts Core values. We are currently expanding our services, so it is an exciting time to be joining our friendly and dedicated team.

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) provides hospital services to around 570,000 people living in Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire, and specialist services to patients from all over the country.We deliver a full range of district hospital services in a variety of locations.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Happy to Talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Training and qualifications


  • Professional UK registration e.g. NMC.
  • Degree level education or equivalent knowledge and skills gained through any combination of alternative study, or employment experience
  • Evidence of post registration qualification(s) in ECG interpretation and management of the cardiac patient.
  • Teaching / mentoring qualification or equivalent study or work experience.
  • Intermediate life support skills or advanced life support skills attainment


  • Additional post graduate learning in specialist field including masters degree or working towards

Experience and knowledge


  • Evidence of significant post registration clinical work experience in the cardiac patient


  • Experience of clinical audit

Skills and ability


  • Able to demonstrate a good command of the English language both written and verbal.


  • Demonstrates previous team planning and organisational skills.

Other Specific Rquirements


  • Highly self-motivated - possesses high work standards, helps others to set attainable goals: wants to improve, to be more effective and efficient measures progress against targets.
  • Customer focused - committed to ensuring a positive hospital experience for patients ,their relatives and carers
  • Should be willing to work flexible hours on occasion

Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Basingstoke & N. Hampshire Hospital


RG24 9NA

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