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Junior Sister / Charge Nurse

East Cheshire NHS Trust
Victoria Road, Macclesfield
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
30 Nov 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for experienced Emergency Department Nurse with developing managerial and leadership skills to add to our already enthusiastic and committed team.

The successful applicant will be required to deliver patient care and manage all areas within the department demonstrating professionalism, clinical expertise with excellent communication skills in all aspects of their work.

We offer a structured induction programme and on-going supportive mentorship utilising our senior team consisting of Band 7 Senior Nurses and the Training and development facilitator.

Hours per week: 30


Main duties of the job

The post holder is designated to take charge of the department on a regular basis.

The post holder is responsible for the co-ordination of all patient and nursing staff activities.

The post holder is required to triage/stream patients upon arrival to the ED and ensure they are streamed to the correct service

The post holder is required to provide support to the senior nursing staff and Matron, participating fully in the development of initiatives which support the improvement of patient care.

The post holder is required to take responsibility as the named nurse for a defined group of patients in the ED environment. The post holder will work with minimal supervision in the assessment of all relevant care needs and in the development, implementation and evaluation of programme of care.

About us

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters as part of ongoing monitoring.

Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.

As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).

Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.

We look forward to receiving your application.

Person Specification



  • RGN/RN(Adult/Child)
  • Evidence of post basic training/qualifications
  • Emergency Care skills course e.g. ALS, APLS


  • Clinical supervision
  • Mentorship
  • Leadership course
  • Working towards a degree



  • Professional aspects
  • Continuous professional development
  • Emergency nursing



  • Strong professional identity
  • Advocate of multidisciplinary team working
  • Ability to lead junior colleagues
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Motivation to develop modern, quality services
  • Competent in Triage/streaming


  • Triage training



  • 2 years ED experience

Other Role Requirements


  • Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for further details

Employer details

Employer name

East Cheshire NHS Trust


Macclesfield District

General Hospital

Victoria Road, Macclesfield

SK10 3BL

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