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Sister/Charge Nurse - T7

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
As a ward sister/charge nurse you will be responsible for supporting your ward manager within a management role and supporting the ward staff in delivering high nursing care for patients that have undergone emergency orthopaedic surgery.

You will work alongside the Practice based educator and in ensuring all training is up to date, you will also work along side and work against the NAAS standards.

You will act as a role model, demonstrating expert clinical practice and will be confident in challenging poor practice. You will also be required to work and manage all areas within the department and demonstrate a professional manner and clinical expertise with good communication skills in all aspects of their work.

As committed as you are to doing the best for your patients, we are just as committed to helping you to get the most out of your role. We will offer you the support, guidance, training and opportunities to develop so you are able to make the best contribution you can.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse to join our Orthopaedic team at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

T7 is currently a 32 bedded emergency Orthopaedic trauma area that cares for patients that have under gone Orthopaedic surgeries. The ward is managed by one Ward Manager and a team of nurses who work closely with other members of clinical staff, trauma coordinators, doctors, therapists and specialist nurses. We are a dementia friendly ward and work together as a team to provide a high standard of care.

As a Sister/Charge Nurse you will be involved in effectively supporting and leading staff to ensure high quality care is delivered at all times. You will undertake the Nurse in Charge role, coordinating, delegating and supporting the management and planning of nursing care whilst maintaining patient safety.

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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 website:

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 contact

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, 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.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration (Part 1 Adult / General Level 1 or 2)
  • Degree / diploma in nursing studies (or equivalent nursing qualification and experience)
  • Evidence of continuous professional development (CPD)


  • Evidence of involvement in teaching
  • Evidence of mentorship qualification

Knowledge, Skills & Experience


  • Demonstrates evidence based clinical knowledge
  • IT Skills
  • Communicates succinctly, clearly and accurately both verbally and in writing
  • Be an effective team member who is able to relate to colleagues at all levels of the Trust with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to coordinate your workload and supervise members of the team, ensuring high quality, safe and effective patient care
  • Orthopeadic experience


  • Experience of the use of clinical systems
  • Ability to use reflective practice, to continuously improve the standard of patient care

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Rd



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