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Charge Nurse/Sister C9

Employer
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Blackburn
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity to join our inspirational ward team on Ward C9 which is a 22 bedded General Medicine in the Medicine for Older People department. The successful post holder will demonstrate strong leadership qualities and have a passion for improving the patient and relative experience in addition to having a sound clinical knowledge base. In addition to this, you will possess well developed communication skills that will be used to engage, inspire and motivate both staff and patients in the clinical area. Good time management skills are essential, as is the ability to prioritize your workload. The focus for the post holder will be in the following key areas: Provide nurse leadership, improvement, and management of services within this acute ward setting in order to ensure the highest standards of patient care and service are delivered in the most efficient and effective way. Be a confident role model for the junior nursing team. Ensure improvements in patient outcomes and the safety, treating patients with dignity and respect. Ensure best practice in infection control. In conjunction with the Ward Manager ensure all quality improvement work is implemented and sustained. Ensure safe and effective discharge planning. Support the provision of a clean environment.

Main duties of the job

  • Participate in the overall management of the ward including nights in conjunction with the Ward manager.
  • Support the Ward Manager in the education and training of ward staff.
  • In co-ordination with the Ward Manager promote delivery of high quality research based nursing care.
  • Participate in the implementation and monitoring of plans of care.
  • Responsible for promoting effective and efficient utilization of available resources.
  • To facilitate an environment conductive to learning and professional development.
  • Ensure that Trust policies and directives are adhered to at Ward level.
  • Act in accordance with the Nursing & Midwifery Code of Conduct (NMC)
  • Deputise for the Ward Manager as required.


About us

Established in 2003 East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust (ELHT) is a large integrated health care organisation providing high quality acute secondary healthcare for the people of East Lancashire and Blackburn with Darwen.

Our vision is to be widely recognized for providing safe, personal and effective care. We currently provide high quality services and treat over 700,000 patients a year from the most serious of emergencies to planned operations and procedures. We employ over 8,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work and achievements.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Participate in the overall management of the ward including nights in conjunction with the Ward manager.
  • Support the Ward Manager in the education and training of ward staff.
  • In co-ordination with the Ward Manager promote delivery of high quality research based nursing care.
  • Participate in the implementation and monitoring of programmes of care.
  • Responsible for promoting effective and efficient utilisation of available resources.
  • To facilitate an environment conductive to learning and professional development.
  • Ensure that Trust policies and directives are adhered to at Ward level.
  • Act in accordance with the Nursing & Midwifery Code of Conduct (NMC)
  • Deputise for the Ward Manager as required.


Person Specification

Essential

Essential

  • NMC PIN
  • Promotes effective teamwork with own team and other members of the Multidisciplinary Team
  • Effective communication skills, both written & verbal
  • Ability to deal competently with conflict and complaints.


Desirable

  • Experience of recent employment in nurse a preregistration student nurse area
  • Previous experience in speciality
  • Qualification in specialty to diploma/degree level, or willingness to undertake study


Employer details

Employer name

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

RBH - C9

Blackburn

BB2 3HH

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435-MEC-118-24

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