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Senior Sister/Charge Nurse

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum
Closing date
20 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Kettering General Accident and Emergency department. We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated, compassionate individual to join our expanding team. An experienced nurse leader who is enthusiastic and dynamic. Working in conjunction with the wider hospital team to deliver a high standard of care to all our patients.

Main duties of the job

Managing and leading a busy department and team.

Motivating and role modelling high standards, implementing and driving improvements and initiatives.

Continuously striving to achieve and outstanding Emergency Department.

Responsible for the daily management and organisation of the unit in leading and ensuring a quality nursing service is provided for patients attending the Emergency Care Centre.

Ensure the efficient use of resources by implementing, monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of care provision using evidence based practice.

Provide clinical and managerial expertise and act as a resource for all disciplines of staff and service users.

To act as a role model in providing leadership and support to staff in conjunction with the Matron team.

As a busy dynamic team, we are responsible for promoting and protecting the reputation of the trust. We do this through delivering high standards of care to all our patients and community. We continuously strive towards achieving an outstanding department through our ongoing improvements and initiatives. Developing and nourishing a positive culture is at the heart of all we do in our ED.

If you are a dynamic, proactive and caring individual with excellent leadership skills we would love to hear from you.

For further details contact:

Jo Alexander on

About us

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

Our Excellence Values:






Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the Shortlisting Criteria section of the document.

Person Specification



  • Registered NMC Nurse
  • Degree or equivalent
  • Masters degree or working towards


  • Teaching qualification
  • Management or leadership qualification



  • Experience as a Band 6 in acute healthcare/urgent care


  • Experience of development/management and leadership of change in clinical practice in urgent care



  • The ability to effectively support staff to achieve their full potential through effective supervision and direction

Employer details

Employer name

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Kettering General Hospital

Rothwell Road


NN16 8UZ

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