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Sister/Charge Nurse

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have exciting opportunities available to join our Emergency Department at Russells Hall Hospital as a band 6 Sister/Charge Nurses on a permanent contract.

The successful applicant will be working in a Multidisciplinary Team within the Emergency Department, ensuring patients admitted to the Unit receive a high standard of care, whilst continuing to achieve both National & Local Targets.

If you enjoy a challenge and are highly motivated, organised and have good communication skills and would like to join a dynamic and highly skilled team then this is the job for you. We offer support for flexible working and have excellent staff engagement and hold regular events throughout the year that put staff at the centre of change and innovation.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the management of the Emergency Department Patients and Areas during a shift, including the organisation of the Department activities and the management of staff and resources. A main focus of the role will be to assist the Nurse in Charge in achieving quality patient care and effective flow through of patients within the department, the monitoring of this throughput and the implementation of the agreed Escalation Policy as necessary. The post holder will support the Lead Nurses and Matron in developing and monitoring services and the quality of care experienced by patients.

In return we offer you structured training and professional development supported by our in house PDN and Senior Management Team.

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person Specification



  • First Level Registration with NMC
  • Evidence of professional development and regular study since qualification.


  • ALS



  • Evidence of Clinical Skills - Venepuncture, Cannulation, ECG
  • Evidence of supporting and teaching staff



  • Extensive post registration experience
  • Emergency Department Experience



  • Evidence of effective leadership skills
  • Evidence of effective communication skills verbal, written and non verbal

Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust


Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett Road



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