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Ward Sister

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Newport Isle of Wight
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2023
We are recruiting for a Ward Sister/Charge Nurse for the Emergency Departmentwho wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients and staff receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards great people, great place.

18 Month Secondment Opportunity

Are you an inspirational leader with a can-do attitude? Who has the knowledge and skills to deliver high quality nursing care?

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who can demonstrate a commitment to patient-centred care. You will need to be an experienced adult registered nurse with excellent leadership, organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.

This is a friendly, supportive working environment and we are looking for highly motivated and hardworking individuals. You should possess strong leadership with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be dynamic, proactive and innovative in their approach to work, in order to facilitate excellence in multi-disciplinary working and ensure that patients move efficiently and effectively through the system to enable rapid discharge home.

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values are Compassion, Accountable, Respect and Everyone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Why not come and see for yourself the CARE we give to our patients and staff. Apply to be part of our team today

About us

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.

Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an onsite day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire Trust's beach hut in Ryde. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year-round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.

Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be fully competent in the RCN Emergency Nurses competency tool level 1. You will be confident in managing areas of a department and be able to develop into running the main department.

You will need to have the skills and abilities to deliver high standards of care and have the resilience to meet the challenges of our busy and stimulating work environment. You should be self-motivated, an excellent communicator and have proven organisational and clinical skills.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration
  • ENB 998 or other mentorship qualification Minimum of 2 years relevant post basic clinical experience
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Previous experience at a senior level(band 6 or above) within a similar speciality


  • Knowledge of Emergency Department work
  • Knowledge of patient flow processes

Employer details

Employer name

Isle of Wight NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital

Parkhurst Road

Newport Isle of Wight

PO30 5TG

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