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Emergency Department Senior Sister/Charge Nurse

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified emergency nurse to work in a fast paced, dynamic emergency department. NMGH emergency department is seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated, highly motivated individual to come and join our team in a role as a senior sister/ charge nurse.

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Emergency Nurse to join our team at NMGH Emergency Department.

We are looking for a forward thinking , motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our senior nursing team.

The successful applicant will be assisting in the leadership of the department and the co-ordination of high quality care within the clinical environment.

Patient safety and experience is of paramount importance. The band 7 team play a pivotal role in the delivery and monitoring this.

As part of the role you are expected to Lead and manage your own mentor team of staff within the department. This includes appraisals mandatory training compliance and ensuring a positive staff experience.

If you are a dedicated, energetic individual and have excellent communication skills with a passion for the delivery of emergency care we would like you to apply.

You will be expected to develop your scope of practice within local Trust guideline and policies. You will demonstrate an enthusiastic approach to care delivery and service improvement in order to work in this highly desirable area with a proactive multidisciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

Within this role the post holder will be expected to assess patients, the care plans devised, and the implementation of the care. Provide advice and guidance to the multidisciplinary team and ensure all records and documentation are completed and relevant. The role involves managing staff, rotas, appraisals, recruitment and selection, resource control and budgetary management for the area. This role involves the overall 24-hour responsibility for the Ward/Dept./Unit and therefore will require enhanced communication skills in order to deal with the broad range of issues involved in the day to day management of the ward/dept/unit.

About us

MFT is one of the largest NHS Trust In England with a turnover of �2.6bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research, and innovation through the introduction of Hive our Electronic Patient Record system which launched in September 2022.

We're excited to be embarking on our Green Plan which sets out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.

At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open, and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse
  • Post registration study / relevant
  • specialist qualification
  • Teaching/assessing qualification


  • Management qualification



  • Experience of working at a Band 6 level with relevant acute experience
  • Research
  • Audit
  • Leadership / leading a team
  • Awareness of national and local targets



  • Analytical and judgemental
  • Computer skills
  • Motivation, team building
  • Effective communicator
  • Planning and organisational



  • Flexible to meet needs of post.
  • Internal Rotation

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Manchester Royal Infirmary

Oxford Road


M13 9WL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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