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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse - Peterborough

Employer
North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Peterborough
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking to recruit an experienced Ophthalmology Registered Nurse to join the leadership team of our busy Ophthalmology Outpatient Department and Day Theatres based at Peterborough Hospital. The role will provide nursing leadership to an established ophthalmology service which incorporates local anaesthetic operating procedures and a intravitreal injection service.

Main duties of the job

The role holder will provide clinical leadership and be responsible for the ophthalmology outpatient department and day theatres, in the absence of the department sister. This includes taking charge of the department, co-ordinating, delegating and then continually re-assessing the workload and priorities of each section of the department, whilst supporting/managing the junior clinical and administrative staff.

Provide managerial support including appraisals, health roster management, and working with the operational team to fully optimise clinic capacity.

Working together with the Department Sister and Matron to develop and implement safe, and quality care to our patients.

To ensure that their clinical practice, and that of other staff on shift, is of a safe standard and in accordance with the unit policies.

To advise and lead on nursing issues and resources available to maintain service provision and ensure patients receive optimum care.

To provide expert advice and support for all junior members of staff and colleagues, including the wider multi-professional teams.

To maintain personal clinical expertise through clinical practice and mandatory training.

About us

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexible working hours on a shift pattern to fit around your family life.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) and candidates form our local communities.

Benefits to you:
  • 27 days annual leave for new starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Increased hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Career development and training
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • In-house physiotherapy Service
  • On-site canteens with subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough


Job description

Job responsibilities

Provide managerial support including appraisals, health roster management, and working with the operational team to fully optimise clinic capacity.

Working together with the Department Sister and Matron to develop and implement safe, and quality care to our patients.

To ensure that their clinical practice, and that of other staff on shift, is of a safe standard and in accordance with the unit policies.

To advise and lead on nursing issues and resources available to maintain service provision and ensure patients receive optimum care.

To provide expert advice and support for all junior members of staff and colleagues, including the wider multi-professional teams.

To maintain personal clinical expertise through clinical practice and mandatory training.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for more information regarding the role.

Person Specification

Education and Experience

Essential

  • Registered Nurse on part 1 of the NMC register or HCPC
  • Educated to minimum 1st degree/able to demonstrate equivalent experience
  • 2 years' experience at senior band 5
  • 1 years' recent experience and applied clinical practice within the ophthalmology specialty.


Desirable

  • Advanced assessment skills
  • Relevant speciality course


Skills & Abilities

Essential

  • Demonstrate the ability to put patient and family at the centre of care
  • Ability to critically analyse research and apply evidence-based practice
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills


Desirable

  • Expert clinical skills in speciality


Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Peterborough City Hospital

Edith Cavell Campus

Peterborough

PE3 9GZ

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176-S-6210774

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