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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Isle of Wight NHS Trust
Newport, Isle of Wight
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata, per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Deputy Sister/ Charge Nurse who wishes to join #TeamIOWNHS. You should share our passion and drive to ensure that our patients receive quality and compassionate care and work with us to ensure the Trust continues its journey towards great people, great place.

We are seeking Nurses with Emergency Department experience and expertise to join our team. We are currently building our team and are seeking competent nurses who have the desire to develop and build a team with us. We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who can demonstrate a commitment to patient-centred care. You will need to be an experienced adult registered nurse with excellent leadership, organisational, interpersonal and communication skills.

You will be fully competent in the RCN Emergency Nurses competency tool level 1. You will be confident in managing areas of a department and be able to develop in to running the main department.

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.

We are passionate about providing excellent CARE, which is why our values are Compassion, Accountable, Respect and Everyone counts. Our mission is to make sure that our community is at the heart of everything we do and that we hold our values across all our services.

We are committed to endorsing inclusion, diversity and multiculturalism throughout out services and as such, our procedures and policies ensure that applicants are always treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.

Why not come and see for yourself the CARE we give to our patients and staff. Apply to be part of our team today.

About us

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust is the only integrated acute, community, mental health and ambulance health care provider in England. We serve a population of approximately 150,000 residents, making the services we offer variable and personalised with a flexible approach to our service users.

Working for our Trust brings a variety of benefits, including an onsite day nursery, cycle-to-work scheme, discounts at local businesses and gyms, and the opportunity to hire Trust's beach hut in Ryde. We offer many flexible working opportunities, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement for you and if it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

The Isle of Wight is a unique and stunning gem located off the South Coast of England, a short ferry journey from Portsmouth and Southampton, with journey times taking from as little as 10 minutes. London can be reached in 90 minutes by rail from Southampton or Portsmouth. The island offers an amazing coastline with beautiful countryside, year-round events, festivals and award-winning attractions.

Our 2020-2025 strategy sets out to ensure that we continue to be a provider of excellent and compassionate care. As part of this strategy, we are proactively taking steps to ensure that we recruit and retain the highest quality of talent to provide CARE and we would welcome applications from under-represented groups to ensure our Trust is an inclusive and diverse employer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Maintain your accountability within the role in line with the Nursing and Midwifery Council code (NMC), stating you must work together for the safeguarding and wellbeing of the public.

Supervise, educate, train and develop the workforce within your area of responsibility.

To be accountable and responsible for the delivery of high standards of care in your area.

Act as an advocate for patients at all time, to ensure the highest levels of care are delivered.

Deputise for the Sister/Charge Nurse/Team Leader to cover the management of the ward or clinical unit in their absence as and when required in conjunction with the Sister/Charge Nurse/Team Leader provide effective Clinical leadership.

In conjunction with the Sister/Charge Nurse be responsible for the delivery of High standards of nursing care to all patients in conjunction with the Sister/Charge Nurse be accountable and responsible for the clinical standards of care delivered within the service area and for leading and managing the department.

For more information and an informal meeting to discuss opportunities contact:

Chatie Pasimio (Sister) Tel: (01983) 822099 ext

Person Specification



  • Minimum of 2 years relevant post basic clinical experience
  • ENB 998 or other mentorship qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years relevant post basic clinical experience
  • Registered General Nurse with Current NMC registration


  • Completion of work based competency modules
  • Completion of required The Trusts mandatory training updates
  • Develop oneself and contribute to the development of others
  • Enable people to learn and develop
  • Contribute to developing, testing and reviewing new concepts, models, methods, practices, products and equipment

Employer details

Employer name

Isle of Wight NHS Trust


St Mary's Hospital

Parkhurst Road

Newport, Isle of Wight

PO32 6HR

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