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Sister/Charge Nurse

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our peripatetic Ward 21 team in a leadership position. We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated Registered Nurse to join the team as a Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting and monitoring of standards.He/she will support in the management responsibility for a team of nurses and will have specific responsibility for providing professional support and specialist nursing advice.The post holder will be expected to carry out all relevant forms of care and will be designated to take charge of the ward on a regular basis.

About us

We want to attract the best and brightest people to work with us and that means we wil look after you from the moment you apply for a role at the Trust and throughout your career with us. Our staff are central to everything we do, and we believe that investing in you is crucial if we want to enable you to reach your full potential.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To practice as a professional nurse, acting with confidence, authority and expertise. To be accountable for the assessment of care needs: the development, delivery and evaluation of nursing care for a named group of patients. To act as the patients advocate, ensuring a caring environment both physical and psychological. To act as an expert resource on clinical practice and take a supporting role in the supervision of staff. To evaluate current clinical practice and, through audit, lead a changing setting, maintaining and monitoring standards relating to clinical care delivery. To maintain accurate and legible records of care. Follow the Code of Professional Conduct as laid down by the Nursing and Midwifery Council and ensure that all staff follow the code. To liaise with other health care workers within the hospital and community to promote health, welfare and care of patients. To lead a team approach to patient care with emphasis on clinical development. To take a lead role in research and research-based practice.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse
  • ENB 998 (Preparation for mentorship) or equivalent Appropriate post registration clinical qualifications, eg Respiratory, General Medicine modules


  • Diploma/degree in nursing studies or working towards
  • Management/team leading qualification

Experience and Knowledge


  • Extensive years' recent experience at Senior Staff Nurse level with at least one year in acute Medicine
  • Extensive years' post registration experience


  • Management experience and/or experience of leading a team.

Skills, Abilities and Competencies


  • Broad Knowledge base
  • Ability to demonstrate evidence of applying theory to practice
  • Ability to lead and work effectively within a team
  • Good interpersonal skills which engender effective working relationships with staff
  • Accurate document presentation and attention to detail
  • Basic IT skills


  • Broad range of expanded roles

Behavioural qualities


  • Courteous and Respectful
  • Kind and Helpful
  • Responsive Communication
  • Effective and Professional

Employer details

Employer name

James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


James Paget Hospital

Lowestoft Road


NR31 6LA

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