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Clinical Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking for a shift/team leader, providing clinical leadership and management support, developing and evaluating best practice within the department. The post-holder will deputise for the department manager as required.

Suitable candidates should have a substantial experience in Emergency Nursing.

*Please be advised that this post will involve a rotational shift pattern*

Please be advised interviews are proposed for week commencing 6th May 2024

Main duties of the job

We are seeking for a motivated and enthusiastic clinical sister /charge nurse to join our dynamic team within the Emergency Department. You will need to be an excellent communicator and have a demonstrable competence in caring for the ill and injured adult or young person, and their families.
  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Will contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.
  • Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team.
  • A skilled practitioner and clinical leader providing support to the management team, participating in service/policy development.
  • Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated/audited.
  • Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities including HR, resource, and bleep-holder responsibilities as appropriate.


  • About us

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

    We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

    Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

    We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellencedesignated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award.Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

    By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

    The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Demonstrate highly technical and/or practical skills to ensure optimum patient management including complex patient monitoring equipment management and frequent administration of invasive tests/procedures.

    Develop and educate staff, participating in supervision, mentorship and appraisal as required.

    Utilise and ensure others utilise IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data available.

    Manage expected and unexpected clinical events requiring varying levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need.

    Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g imparting bad news or following an unexpected event.

    Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.

    Maintain a clean, safe environment ensuring adherence to Trust standards of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control at all times.

    For further details please see the attached job description.

    Person Specification

    Qualification/Training

    Essential

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    Experience

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    Desirable

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    Knowledge

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    Skills and Abilities

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    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

    Address

    UHCW

    Clifford Bridge Road

    Coventry

    CV2 2DX

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    218-NM-B6-6217906

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