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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse - MAU - Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
***Please note we are only able to accept applications from those with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN as we are unable to support OSCE at this time***

Ward MAU is a 25 bed medical assessment unit with a dedicated assessment seated area. This is an exciting, fast paced and challenging ward to work on, with a fantastic multi-disciplinary team. We receive our patients from the Emergency department when they need to be admitted. We do review patients on same day to consider discharge on same day unless necessary.

A necessity for this role is to have a broad general medicine base and a flexible ability to work. The ideal candidate will have some knowledge in supporting a team and experience with co-ordinator a busy ward area. The candidate for this position would be highly motivated and have a genuine desire to help people in every way they can and also provide the best health care across the board.

Our service is continually expanding and developing, we will offer you training and education to enable you to gain specialist skills to develop within your career.

You will be fully supported by the ward to ensure you get the most positive experience

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical expertise to the Ward Team and develop practice. To work in close liaison with the Ward Manager, and other Deputy Sister/ Deputy Charge Nurses, Matrons, Practice Development Team (PDT) and the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) to provide the highest quality of assessment and evaluated care required to support each patient in their care pathway and improve the patient experience. To act as a clinical nurse leader, taking responsibility for the professional development of yourself and a group of nurses.

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

Please see attached job description and person specification for additional information regarding this post

Person Specification



  • Evidence of leadership qualities
  • Completed or undertaking a first level degree in Nursing/ Health Studies.
  • 1st Level NMC Registration
  • Teaching qualification- ENB 998 or equivalent, City and guilds 730 or mentorship module


  • Leadership Course
  • Management qualification
  • ILS trained
  • Post registration qualification relevant to clinical speciality
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent



  • Evidence of being a Reflective Practitioner
  • Demonstration of autonomous practice
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Working knowledge of Trust and National Nursing initiatives
  • Uses evidence-based practice to support patient care delivery
  • Experience of managing teams
  • Understanding of Healthcare Governance and its application
  • Demonstrates record of achievement in changing and developing practice


  • Management experience

Personal Qualities and Attributes


  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate



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