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Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse Paediatric ED

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£40,701 to £48,054 per annum incl. HCAS
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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The Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse is expected to support and lead staff within the Adult EmergencyDepartment. This role carries the continuing responsibility for the management of the department,working alongside the Senior sisters.The post holder will assist nursing staff with management requirements ensuring that a quality serviceis maintained. S/he is expected to participate in education throughout the unit and hospital andensure quality is maintained.The Junior Sister / Charge Nurse will work to ensure that high quality care provided is delivered in asafe environment. The role also includes the continuing responsibility for the effective delivery of thephilosophy, policies, standards of care and morale of the department in line with the Trust values -Excellence, Respect, Kindness and Safety.The Junior Sister / Charge Nurse will work with and support the team in the Emergency Departmentensuring that all patients are provided with a safe and high quality standard of care. They will beaware of the Care Quality Commission standards and support the multi-disciplinary team ensuring thatthey are maintained.

Main duties of the job

Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse Paediatric ED

�37,152 - �43,994 per annum incl. HCAS

West Middlesex University Hospital

Are you are a skilled Paediatric nurse, looking for a challenge or a change?

We are looking for someone who is motivated, enthusiastic and possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team within the fast pace environment of Accident & Emergency to joint our friendly team in Paediatric A& E.

The West Middlesex Hospital Accident & Emergency Department in a busy, challenging and rewarding department in the heart of west London.

You will be given a structured orientation to meet your individual needs to develop as a Paediatric A& E nurse.

For further information please contact Emma Bhuva, Matron for Accident & Emergency at

About us

About the Trust

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provide services from two main hospitals, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and West Middlesex University Hospital, and a number of clinics across London and the South-East.

We have nearly 7,000 members of staff that are PROUD to Care for nearly one million people.Both hospitals provide full clinical services, including full maternity, emergency and children's,in addition to a range of community-based services across London, such as award-winning sexual health and HIV clinics.

We're one of the best performing Trusts in the country. We're also one of the top trusts to work for -our staff says they're engaged, motivated, and would recommend us as a place to work and receive treatment.Our Trust has been rated by the Care Quality Commission as 'Good' in all five of the main domains of safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led, giving an us overall rating of 'Good'. We've also been awarded an'Outstanding' rating for 'use of resources' by an NHS Improvement inspection.

Our facilities are some of the best in the country. We have been investing significant Capital year on year in our estate.We have recently completed a �30m expansion of our adult and neonatal critical care facilities at Chelsea and Westminster and are planning an ambitious �60m development of an Ambulatory Diagnostics Centre at West Middlesex.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Clinical/ Professional Role:
  • Working autonomously whilst working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, assessing and managing a caseload of patients within the Emergency department.
  • Maintain effective communication with patients, carers and professionals to ensure seamless service delivery.
  • To act as a role model of expert clinical practice.
  • To participate in the initial assessment and streaming of all patients attending the department advising care needs in accordance to the clinical evidence available.
  • Inform patients of expected time waits in accordance with Patient Charter Standards.
  • To ensure that nursing documentation is maintained to a high standard.
  • Be a competent user of and participate in the ongoing development of the Electronic Patient Record.
  • To initiate care and treatment for all patients on an individual basis assessing care needs, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care using researched-based practiceand agreed nursing model.
  • To manage the department in the absence of the senior staff or as part of a planned development demonstrating effective time management and leadership skills.
  • Seek advice where known expertise is available in a dynamic approach to problem solving.
  • To work with the multi-disciplinary team to proactively identify areas for improving nursing practice and service delivery.
  • Ensures the safe custody, maintenance and administration of drugs in accordance with Law and established Trust procedure

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • Mentoring/Assessing qualification or willingness to undertake
  • Post-Registration qualification in Emergency Nursing or equivalen
  • Ability to coordinate and lead nursing care in individual areas of the emergency department
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills necessary to interact with the patients the multidisciplinary team emergency services and the outside agencies necessary for the efficient running of the department


  • Ensure correct use of IT system, and be aware of the importance of information
  • Able to recognise the potential for physical or verbal violence and take action to defuse the situation.
  • Able to recognise the potential for physical or verbal violence and take action to defuse the situation.
  • Ability to anticipate the changing workload and to make effective decisions to allocate staff accordingly

Employer details

Employer name

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


West Middlesex Hospital



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