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Junior Charge Nurse - Stock Ward

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Chelmsford, Essex
£35,392 a year Pro rata
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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An opportunity has arisen on Stock Ward for a new Junior Sister .

As part of your commitments you will be collaborating with the ward manager and other junior sisters in the process of running the ward, appraisals, staff training and interviewing new starters.

The ward prides itself upon a high standard of care to all patients and has highly experienced staff in relation to reconstructive plastic surgery.

We are a 24 bedded green ward which also accommodates all patients from around the hospital. As part of our team you will be able to develop new and existing skills as a nurse while dealing with diverse patients.

If you have a passion for looking after patients who have had breast reconstruction and head and neck surgery after cancer then this ward is for you

Main duties of the job

To support the Ward Manager to run the ward on a day to day basis.

To take charge of the ward, delegate the workload, support and teach the team as required.

Engage with new innovations, technology and improvements.

To adapt and to be able to communicate clearly

To engage with all communications sent within the trust and to share knowledge within the team.

To use support available for staff such as Occupational Health, Counselling an many Well being groups.

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

Please see the attached job description for a full list of duties.
  • To be responsible for shifts and the staff working together to meet the common goal.
  • To provide excellent individualized patient care on the ward.
  • To ensure all protocols and procedures are adhered to

Person Specification



  • NMC registered


  • Plastic Surgery Experience



  • Good clear communication skills


  • Airway knowledge



  • Computer Skills


  • Experience with Lorenzo, teletracking and Tenable

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Court Road

Chelmsford, Essex


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