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Junior Sister, A&E, WRH

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you an experienced Emergency Department nurse with a passion for delivering excellent care?

We have an opportunity for Senior staff nurses / Junior Charge nurses to join our dynamic and developing team in the new Emergency Department at Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

As Sister / Charge Nurse you will help lead and manage the department so that high quality, evidence based nursing care is delivered to patients and their carers.

You will be an integral member of our team whom who maintain our on-going achievement of the emergency access standards.

You must be committed to providing high quality nursing care you will provide strong leadership and mentorship to junior staff and help support the senior team.

You will be a highly visible leader and be experienced as a professional role model. In working in a progressively changing environment you will promote the Trusts values and be committed to high standards of service delivery.

There is a dedicated Professional Development Team that supports to develop your skills not only as a clinical expert but as a leader and manager.

Main duties of the job

Attached you will find the person specification document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description and Main Responsibilities' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

About us

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is nearly 6,800 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system.

We are proud to have achieved Timewise accreditation - this means we are committed to embedding flexible working within our organisation as a flex positive employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

While working as a Band 6 Junior Sister/Charge Nurse within the ED team you will provide care to a range of patients within your scope of practice. To contribute to the delivery of high standards of nursing care. The post holder will be required to take charge of specific areas of the department or as a whole and assist with the smooth running of the department whilst being supported by the band 7 team and professional development training team.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered Nurse PIN



  • A minimum of 2 years experience of Emergency Department experience as a band 5.
  • Extended clinical skills relevant to the Emergency Department nursing.
  • NMC recognised Mentorship qualification or willingness to work towards within 18 months of commencement of post.
  • Understanding of policies and legislation relevant to the ED.


  • Teaching and Assessing Qualification
  • Advance life support trained.
  • Trauma Course.
  • Experience of managing a team.

Employer details

Employer name

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust


Charles Hastings Way




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