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Senior Sister/Charge Nurse Cardiology

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Stoke On Trent
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Cardiology nurse
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We currently have a vacancy providing an exciting opportunity for a B7 Senior Sister/Charge Nurse to join the management team within the Heart Centre Ward 221 Cardiology Ward.

You will participate in innovative & evidence based nursing practice through professional leadership & supporting the clinical team in close liaison with the Matron/Deputy Matron and Directorate Manager. We are a proactive team in developing the specialist skill required to deliver our services, recognising that investment in and training of individuals is crucial to delivering high quality patient care. You will act as a credible & professional role model whilst developing both personally & professionally to achieve your maximum potential delivering on the implementation & development of care standards to reflect the Proud to Care initiative & will ensure that nursing practice is evidenced based according to Professional & National guidelines.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will work as a Senior Sister/charge Nurse within an established Multi-disciplinary team delivering, monitoring and evaluating current care, whilst participating in the development of new ways of working and practices both clinical and administrative to enhance the excellent service we currently provide.The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, flexible, committed to the provision of excellent standards of care, a good communicator, and motivated to build on existing professional development.Essential requirements for the post are:
  • First level NMC registration
  • 3 years post registration experience of which 12 months will be have been as a Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager with 18 months experience in the cardiology environment
  • Degree level study
  • Mentorship or equivalent qualification.
  • Evidence of excellent attendance
  • Excellent communication

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact Matron Katie Cheadle (see contact details)

Person Specification



  • NMC 1st level registration
  • Evidence of degree level qualification in health/nursing related


  • Evidence of master level study



  • Minimum of 3 years post registration experience
  • 1 years of management/leadership experience
  • Deputy ward sister/charge nurse experience within the last 12 months


  • Formal teaching to groups of staff



  • experience of teaching the clinical areas
  • Formal leadership and management training
  • Evidence of on-going professional education in a specialist area

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust


Royal Stoke

Newcastle Road

Stoke On Trent


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