Skip to main content

Band 6 Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

View more

Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, experienced Nurse to apply for a full time post as a Band 6 Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse on Ward 23 Head & Neck / Urology.

The ideal candidate would have complex airway management skills including Tracheostomy and Laryngectomy, however this is not a requirement and you can gain these once in post. The candidate should be able to demonstrate high standards of patient care, have excellent communication skills and be able to engage other staff in improvement initiatives to inspire the ward in their accreditation journey.

The post will be full time working a mixture of long days and nights. Please call Sophie Graney (02476966590) if you wish to discuss your skills/experience in relation to airway management. Experienced Band 5s who are enthusiastic and willing to learn and lead are encouraged to apply.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job
  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Will contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.
  • Effectively communicate information regarding clinical decisions, policy and care pathways to patients/carers and the multi-professional team including situations where difficulties in comprehension occur.
  • A skilled practitioner and clinical leader providing support to the management team, participating in service/policy development.
  • Responsible for clinical assessment of a group of patients and management of a team, ensuring appropriate care is planned, implemented and evaluated/audited, involving patients and users.
  • Organisation of cross-departmental/organisational activities including HR, resource, and bleep-holder responsibilities as appropriate.


  • About us

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

    We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

    Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

    We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellencedesignated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award.Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

    By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

    The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • Develop and educate staff, participating in supervision, mentorship and appraisal as required.
  • Utilise and ensure others utilise IT systems to secure accurate and timely patient, workforce and resource data available.
  • Manage expected and unexpected clinical events requiring high but unpredictable levels of physical effort according to patient dependency/clinical need, referring to a senior member of staff where appropriate e.g. in an unexpected event.
  • Support patients, carers and others during difficult situations arising in the clinical area, e.g. imparting bad news or following an unexpected event.
  • Promote and monitor adherence to Health and Safety and Trust policy designed to protect healthcare staff and service users from known hazards.
  • Maintain a clean, safe environment ensuring adherence to Trust standards of cleanliness, hygiene and infection control at all times.

  • For further details please see the attached job description.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • See supporting documents


    Desirable

    • See supporting documents


    Experience

    Essential

    • See supporting documents


    Desirable

    • See supporting documents


    Knowledge

    Essential

    • See supporting documents


    Desirable

    • See supporting documents


    Skills

    Essential

    • See supporting documents


    Desirable

    • See supporting documents


    Employer details

    Employer name

    University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

    Address

    University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

    Clifford Bridge Road

    Coventry

    CV2 2DX

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    218-NM-B6-6275166

    Get job alerts

    Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

    Create alert