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Junior Charge Nurse

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Cottingham, East Yorkshire
£35,392 to £42,618 £35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work in the Day Surgery Centre (DSC) within Breast, OMFS, ENT, Vascular, Neuro and Orthopaedic surgery specialties. We are looking to recruit an experienced candidate who can demonstrate a dynamic approach to their work and who has commitment, motivation and enthusiasm to drive the development of the Day Surgery service forward.

The post requires the ability to undertake 7 day working . There is also an on-call commitment.

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. You can determine the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post by assessing your circumstances against criteria specified on the website.

Main duties of the job

As the successful candidate
  • You will have at least 2 years post-registration experience, preferably within a Day Surgery setting and be competent in a minimum of 2 aspects of Day Surgery disciplines (Theatre / Recovery / Pre/Post-Operative Care).
  • You will be predominantly responsible for Theatres 1 and 2 within the DSC covering Breast, OMFS, ENT and Vascular surgery.
  • You should be prepared to rotate between the disciplines of PACU, Theatres and Pre/Post-Operative Care depending on the demands of the service.

The DSC provides a busy sometimes challenging environment and therefore you should be forward thinking and passionate about delivering a high standard of care.

Applicants should have an enthusiastic approach to teaching students and junior members of staff and have a clear idea regarding your career development and be a team player with a flexible attitude to meet the service needs.

You will be responsible for ensuring the effective running of the department, providing clinical leadership and managerial support in the absence of the Charge Nurse/ODP, working as a highly skilled member of the multidisciplinary perioperative team, practicing a high standard of clinical care and being key to improve the patient's experience.

The post holder will supervise the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care during their span of duty and support and encourage the concept of team working, team development and collaboration between team members

About us

Hull University Teaching Hospitals is part of one of the largest acute and community Group arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) and Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) - our Group has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites, are Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH and Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLaG.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification

Person Specification



  • RN/ODP
  • Mentorship Qualification


  • Evidence of study at Degree level
  • Evidence of post qualification study



  • Minimum of 2 years post registration
  • Day Surgery Experience


  • Demonstrates existing management and leadership skills

Personal Attributes


  • Good communication and interpersonal skills. Good written and verbal skills.
  • Commitment to team work
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm and motivation for the role



  • Knowledge of Day Surgery practice

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Day Surgery Centre, Castle Hill Hospital

Castle Road

Cottingham, East Yorkshire

HU16 5JQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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