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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse - Ward 5

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Job Details

Ward 5 are looking for a motivated, enthusiastic Band 6 Deputy Leader to join our dynamic and friendly team.

Ward 5 is part of the Older Persons Continuing Care (OPCC) pathway as part of Older Persons Services (OPS). We aim to provide the highest standard of care. We work closely as an MDT with Therapists, Doctors, Nursing staff and Pharmacy. We try to involve patients and their relatives in their care as much as possible.

This post offers the successful candidate incredible opportunity for career development as well as making an impressive impact on the unique service we provide.

There are opportunities to develop your confidence and your clinical skills in a supportive environment, to building and extend your existing managerial and clinical knowledge.

Within our diverse directorate we are also offering both fixed and secondment opportunities for further development opportunities. Flexible working will be discussed at the interview.

Candidates shortlisted for interview will be expected to make a short presentation on the challenges faced with continuing care for the Elderly

This role requires and active UK NMC registration

Base Location: Bournemouth

Interview: TBC

Main duties of the job

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued team mates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

In some cases this means that a services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration


  • 1st level degree



  • Older person experience
  • Supporting learners in Practice


  • Leading and managing a team

Technical Skills Competencies


  • Computer literacy


  • Male catheterisation
  • Venepuncture
  • Central venous access training

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Bournemouth Hospital



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