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Senior Clinical Nurse/Team Leader - Emergency Department

Employer
Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
Location
HARROGATE
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Emergency Department (ED), which has been recently refurbished. We are recruiting Band 7 Team Leaders following an evidence-based establishment review, which has improved our skill mix and nurse to patient ratios, to ensure that we can provide gold standard care and optimise staff experience.

The ED is led by experienced Department Managers Rachael Worton and Elvira Obrinja, and a supportive Matron Amy Carr. We are looking for hard working motivated individuals to support our ED Matron and Department Managers to ensure the best possible standards of care.

The post holder will be an experienced team member, with Adult and / or Paediatric emergency / acute medicine experience, and will be responsible for coordinating the department and maintaining safety / quality and performance.

The successful candidate will be expected to work across a 24/7 roster period and will have line management responsibility for a group of Emergency Department nursing and support staff. They will lead the department team and co-ordinate the delivery of patient care. They will provide clinical care to patients and supervise and coordinate staff in the department to maintain clinical competency and provide clinical supervision.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work in collaboration with Lead Nurses and Matron to lead providing a senior clinical leadership and clinical expertise in practice to the dedicated workforce. Adult or paediatric registered nurse applicants must also have recent Emergency nursing experience, skill and expertise and be a recognized mentor / supervisor assessor. Study at degree level and is advantageous.

About us

The Emergency Department team are passionate about patient care and responsive to patient needs demonstrating Trust values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will be a visible clinical manager, have line management responsibility for the Emergency Department nursing and support staff, lead the department team, and co-ordinate the delivery of patient care. They will provide regular clinical care to patients and work alongside staff in the department in order to maintain clinical competency and provide clinical supervision to staff. The post holder will also support effective nurse roster delivery, performance management, capacity planning and contribute to transformation of emergency care services as required

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • oRegistered Nurse (Adult) with current NMC registration
  • oEvidence of recent and ongoing professional development
  • oEvidence of competency in teaching and assessing ( Mentor qualification or equivalent)


Desirable

  • oRelevant management or leadership qualification


Experience

Essential

  • oRecent experience in Emergency care management.
  • oCompetent / experienced Emergency department/urgent care setting nurse
  • oExperience of working with a wide range of complex clinical conditions


Desirable

  • oEvidence of working in variety of clinical settings
  • oExperience of the clinical audit process and procedures


Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Harrogate and District Hospital

Lancaster Park Road

HARROGATE

HG2 7SX

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