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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
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

To provide clinical expertise and quality patient care to the patient group.

To demonstrate clear leadership and mentorship through role modelling and motivation to the B5 multi-disciplinary team.

As a clinical leader you will have responsibility for the organisation and management of the department and team on a daily basis raising concerns and escalating as required.

You will facilitate and coordinate the training, education and development of the staff.

Communicate with:
  • Orthopaedic Consultants
  • Junior doctors
  • Specialist Nurses
  • Ward staff
  • Therapy services
  • Clinical audit & Information services


Main duties of the job

  • Demonstrate clinical expertise and credibility and ensure delivery of high quality, evidence-based patient care is a priority through role modelling and leadership.
  • Take appropriate action to address any shortfall, errors or omissions.
  • Ensure robust and effective communication throughout the department.
  • Investigate adverse events, near misses and complaints attached to the department.
  • Encourage reflective practice.
  • Organise and manage the staff and the department on a daily basis to ensure it reflects clinic scheduling and escalate any gaps or concerns.
  • Explore new ways of working and developing systems to enhance patient care.
  • The post holder must at all times carry out his/her responsibilities with due regard to Trust policies
  • This job description reflects the present requirements and objectives of the post it does not form part of your contract of employment.
  • Duties of the post may change and develop as a result of new technology, legislation or policy changes in which case the job description will be reviewed and subject to amendment in consultation with the post holder.


About us

We are committed to ensure a work-life balance to all our staff by offering full time and part time roles, flexibleworkinghours on a shift pattern to fit aroundyourfamily life.

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

Benefits to you
  • 27 days annual leavefornew starters, rising to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, plus 8 Bank Holidays (pro-rataforpart time staff)
  • NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexibleworkingopportunities
  • Increased hourly ratesforunsociable 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

  • Demonstrate clinical expertise and credibility and ensure delivery of high quality, evidence-based patient care is a priority through role modelling and leadership.
  • Take appropriate action to address any shortfall, errors or omissions.
  • Ensure robust and effective communication throughout the department.
  • Investigate adverse events, near misses and complaints attached to the department.
  • Encourage reflective practice.
  • Organise and manage the staff and the department on a daily basis to ensure it reflects clinic scheduling and escalate any gaps or concerns.
  • Explore new ways of working and developing systems to enhance patient care.


Person Specification

Experience & Qualifications

Essential

  • Experience & knowledge of Orthopaedics
  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Senior Nurse exposure


Desirable

  • Casting qualification/certificate


Skills, Knowledge, abilities

Essential

  • Ability to work within a Team
  • Current Casting knowledge
  • Leadership experience.
  • Ability to mentor/teach junior members of staff
  • Ability to delegate
  • Effective communication skills
  • Adaptability
  • Up to date knowledge of current nursing practice/issues
  • Computer Literate


Desirable

  • Time Management


Personal Attributes, Organisational Skills.

Essential

  • Self - awareness
  • Ability to recognise own limitations
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly (verbally and written)
  • Enthusiastic, Adaptable and Flexible
  • Willingness to gain knowledge and develop professionally
  • Able to cross site work if required
  • understanding of confidentiality


Desirable

  • Self - Directed


Other requirements

Essential

  • Dexterity, accuracy and ability in undertaking clniical skills.
  • Flexible with regard to hours worked .
  • Ability to work under pressure


Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Peterborough

Edith Cavell Campus

Peterborough

PE3 9GZ

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176-S-24-6123187

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