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Sister/Charge Nurse

Employer
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Derby
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata / pa
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

This is an exciting opportunity for a Band 6 role on ward 204 within Trauma and Orthopaedics.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our management team, who possess excellent communication and leadership skills, and promote excellent quality of care, whilst supporting junior staff on the ward to do the same. The role will entail working weekends, bank holidays and nights to provide unit bleep cover.

The ideal applicant will have demonstrable years of experience within Trauma and Orthopaedics and ideally have experience working with acutely unwell patients and complex discharge planning.

The successful applicant will show evidence of service improvement or innovation

You will have the full support of the management team and your peers, enabling you to succeed in this role.

Main duties of the job

The majority of your role will be clinical, and you will be a clinical lead on the ward supporting and mentoring junior members of the team with your experience and knowledge.

The job will also entail all aspects of people/staff management, for example, ensuring staff wellbeing, completing appraisals, dealing with conflict and more.

You will be expected to complete, audits, rosters, reports, attend meetings and liaise with all members of the MDT as well as many other tasks.

Closing date of applications: 18th April 2024

Proposed Interview date: 2nd May 2024

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts about our Trust:
  • Our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients daily
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust - over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A& E every day - 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients daily.
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job description and Person Specification. To apply please click APPLY FOR THIS JOB this link will take you to the TRAC Recruitment Site. You will need to register if you do not already have an account.

Person Specification

Registered Nurse

Essential

  • NMC Qualification


Desirable

  • Evidence of mentoring students
  • Evidence of teaching/training colleagues


post registration experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable post registration experience
  • Demonstrable experience within an acute hospitable setting


Desirable

  • Evidence of continued learning post registration
  • Evidence of leadership qualities and/or training


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience within orthopaedics


Desirable

  • Experienced in hip fracture care
  • Experienced in dementia care


knowledge of ward management

Essential

  • Knowledge of ward and people management
  • Knowledge of working with hip fracture and dementia patients


Desirable

  • Evidence of undertaking appraisals/audits
  • Evidence of making/supporting change


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road

Derby

DE22 3NE

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

320-SURG-0979

Company

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