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Paediatric Senior Charge Nurse

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 Per Annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Here at our Basildon Hospital site we are seeking an experienced Senior Charge Nurse to come join our busy and dynamic Children's Department.

Our children's department has 2 wards and a large cohort of staff that covers a large local area. The appointed applicant will have overall responsibility for the management of the Paediatric Wards. This post would suit professional who has the ability to step up as a role model, an efficient leader and has a true passion for patient safety and care.

Main duties of the job

Are you an inspirational Senior Children's Nurse wishing to join a new team?

We are looking for Band 7 Senior Sisters / Charge Nurses to join our Paediatric Department team. You need to be highly motivated and able to deliver a high standard of nursing care.

Our paediatric wards are well established and have a large cohort of staff including nursing, support staff and an admin team.

We have a fantastic group of Clinical Practice Facilitators that will support you on your transitional journey into our wonderful team.

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 on the Children's Wards and we welcome applicants with experience at band 6 or 7 in Children's nursing. We are committed to supporting our staff and enhancing your career development.

About us

With a workforce of approximately 15,000 staff, we can now do more and go further in delivering health services to our local communities.

Our ambition is to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients, and provide a vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

Patients will experience improved care as well as fewer delays and cancellations. We are able to provide more once-in-a-lifetime specialist care region-wide. With our new trust size will come more opportunities for development, research, networking and innovation.

We aim to make the most of our skills and experiences so we can become the best we can be. As one organisation we will recruit the finest and retain more specialist staff due to more employment opportunities across our Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For main duties & responsibilities, please see attached documents for detailed job description and person specification.

We look forward to receiving your application

Person Specification



  • Minimum of 2 years at band 6


  • previous management experience including sickness & conduct management



  • Worked in an acute hospital setting


  • APLS/ EPALS Qualification/ willing to undertake



  • RN Child Qualification


  • Experience of budget management
  • experience of recruitment & retention



  • Good communication skills


  • Undertaken a leadership course

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust


Basildon Hospital



SS16 5NL

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