The Recovery teams (Main/ATC/Rosie/OIR/Paediatric/Neuro/Orthopaedic Hub) are recruiting a Senior Sister / Senior Charge Nurse to work within the senior leadership team. You will be able to demonstrate the exceptional communication and motivational skills required to empower and develop our diverse team. As an expert in Recovery nursing you will be able to support the service development and quality improvements for our patients.Main duties of the job
The post holder is responsible for the effective management and efficient use of human, physical and technical resources within the Recovery.
To act as a Clinical Specialist within Peri-operative care services. Ensuring safe, effective, research based care, and to ensure the provision of an effective and efficient service to patients and clinicians.
To support the training and development for all grades of nursing staff, facilitating an on-going educational programme and provide a positive learning environment in which staff can maximize their potential.About usCome Nurse with us...
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.
You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent
support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.
CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.
Closing date is midnight on 1 October 2023
Interviews are due to be held on 11 October 2023 Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
Benefits to you
- Our values and reputation for outstanding care
- Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
- Career and development opportunities
- Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
- Research experience and opportunities
- Lovely location and quality of life
- Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- RN/ODP - with significant experience at Band 6
- Teaching/supervisor and assessing qualification
- Evidence of recent professional development
- Leadership or Management Course
- Acute Care Course
- Mentorship or equivalent
- Proven clinical practice
- Proven people management skills
- Awareness of research based practice
- Awareness of reflective and clinical supervision skills
- Ability to prioritise workload
- Committed to professional development
- Experience in staff appraisal
- Experience of shift management
- Experience of Resource Management
- Experience of using disclipinary and capability procedure
- NMC Code of conduct and guidelines of professional practice, performance and ethics and standards of proficiency relevant to profession
- Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate patients care during major surgery
- Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
- Capable of managing, leading and working as an integral member of the team
- Good understanding of national nursing issues
- Experience of and enthusiasm for clinical teaching
- Professional development in an acute theatre environment
- Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
- Good organisational skills
- Innovative and forward thinking
- Ability to motivate self and others
- Ability to identify problems and initiating solutions
- Adaptable to changing situations
- Ability and willingness to adapt to organisational changes
- Awareness of strategic objectives
- Ability to recognise and deal with stress in self and others
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- The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of Safe, Kind, Excellent.
- Ability to have a broad view of health care
- Able to meet a challenge
- Commitment to the development of self and others
Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation TrustAddress
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division A
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