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Senior Sister / Charge Nurse - Children's Emergency Department

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 Per Annum Pro Rata for Part Time
Closing date
6 Oct 2023
Are you an inspirational Senior Children's Nurse wishing to join a new team?

Are you an adult trained experienced Senior A& E Nurse at band 7 with extensive Children's A& E experience?

We arelooking for Band 7 Senior Sisters / Charge Nurses to join our Children's Emergency Department team. You need to be highly motivated and able to deliver a high standard of nursing care.

So, if you want to be a key player in driving forward positive change for emergency paediatric care, then we want to hear from you today!

Main duties of the job

Our Children's Emergency Department is well established it is purpose built with a co-located Paediatric Assessment Unit which opened in 2015 and is operational 24hrs a day 7 days a week.

We offer exciting opportunities for career development within our service for all grades of staff. We have a robust education and training programme provided by our Clinical Practice Facilitators. You will be joining an existing dedicated and experienced senior nursing team.

We are looking to expand our current band 7 team in the Children Emergency Department and wewelcome applicants withexperience at band 6 or 7 in Children's A& E, a Paediatric Assessment Unit, or senior nurse band 7with an adult A& E background with extensive children's A& E experience. Weare committed to supporting ourstaff and enhancing your career development.

Part-time will be considered.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see job specification and job description attached to the vacancy for a full description of main responsibilities.

Person Specification

Qualifications / Skills


  • Minimum 3 yr experience in Childrens A& E nursing / PAU
  • APLS/ EPLS trained


  • A& E Nursing course



  • Experience of managing a team previously


  • experience of managing HR issues, recruitment, retention and displinary

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust




SS16 5NL

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