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Ward Sister/Charge Nurse

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro-rata
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse to join the nursing team on F7 at The Royal Oldham Hospital with vacancies for Band 6 Sister/Charge nurses. The Royal Oldham Hospital is well known for its dedication to patient care and their forward thinking approach. This community focused hospital is all about the 'people' whether it be the patients or the staff members, employees often refer to the warm way people are welcomed.

All areas work closely together to provide the appropriate level of high quality care for our patients.

Main duties of the job


Our Commitment to you

o Flexibility in the way you work to create a working environment that gives you the right balance for you and our patients

o A passionate and dedicated team to work with who will go above and beyond to support you and others in providing the best patient care

o An enthusiastic and driven management team that allow you the freedom to be brilliant but won't leave you unsupported

oAccess to in house and external development opportunities

You will be enthusiastic, motivated and committed to wanting to help drive advanced skills within this challenging but exciting environment.

As a professional with extensive knowledge, you will be expected to support junior colleagues and work as a strong team player to ensure the patient gets the best care possible.

It goes without saying that you will be fully dedicated to patient-centred care and you will be willing to work closely with colleagues at all levels to ensure this continues across your department.We would welcome the chance to meet with you informally, to introduce you to our fantastic teams and show you around our departments.

About us

Oldham Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. The place where the world's first IVF baby was delivered, Oldham is a town of pioneering firsts. Today, Oldham is responsible for delivering a range of acute and community health services across the local area and at The Royal Oldham Hospital. As a designated major trauma unit for Greater Manchester and one of only three vascular centres in Greater Manchester, Oldham is a specialist hospital for acute surgery and provides state-of-the-art onsite pathology services to the North West.

In line with the Trust's Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, sexual preference, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a senior member of the team you must be able to deliver the same standards of care and support the team and sustain standards. You will be required to be politically aware, share the vision and be influence for change.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers

If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please

Person Specification

NMC Registration


  • Valid registration with NMC
  • Nursing Degree
  • 2 years post registration experience


  • Evidence of involvement in teaching learners
  • Evidence of effective communication skills

respiratory background/knowledge


  • Experience working in a respiratory setting

Management experience


  • Managing a busy shift in the absence of the ward manager

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust



Rochdale Road



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