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Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse Critical Care QEHB

Employer
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, ICU nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The post holder will act as a role model for junior team members in the delivery of a consistent high standard of nursing practice. They will deputise for the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse and will support the leadership and management of the department with particular emphasis on quality and clinical standards. They will have continuing clinical responsibility for managing the wards/departments in the absence of the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse which will include understanding finances, the deployment, delegation, and supervision of all grades of staff and be visible and approachable for patients, staff and visitors.

Main duties of the job

As a visible, clinical nurse leader, promote teamwork within a multi-professional environment. Leading and ensuring planning and delivery of care is aligned to the professional values of care, compassion, and respect. Demonstrating critical analysis and decision-making skills when undertaking, leading and or supervising the delivery of consistent high-quality evidence-based care. Ensures care is aligned to the professional values of care, compassion, and respect. Influencing and facilitate change within the practice setting.

About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • *Registered Adult Nurse on the NMC register
  • *6 months post ITU Course.


Desirable

  • *Health care management / leadership qualification


Experience

Essential

  • *Substantial post registration experience working in a complex health care setting / Acute NHS care setting supervising / mentoring junior staff
  • *Evidence of professional /clinical knowledge in area supplemented by specialist clinical and or managerial training and CPD
  • *Can demonstrate understanding / experience / willingness to be a practice based supervisor / assessor as detailed in the Nursing & Midwifery Council ( NMC ) standards for student supervision and assessment
  • *Professional portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development, evidence of ability to maintain professional registration
  • *Relevant and recent clinical experience within the speciality /acute care setting, including the supervision /education of junior staff
  • *Experience of mentoring undergraduate students
  • *Evidence of ability to lead /coordinate a shift /area of department
  • *Experience in learning from incidents /complaints and supporting changes in practice.
  • *Demonstrable ability, experience, passion in the following:
  • oLeadership
  • oTeam Building
  • oManaging resources
  • oTime management
  • oRole modelling
  • oChange management / clinical developments
  • oClinical governance
  • oAudit and research
  • oWorkforce planning / management
  • oNHS policy and political awareness


Additional Criteria

Essential

  • *Demonstrates specialist expertise underpinned by theory acquired through CPD
  • *Evidence of involvement and leadership in teaching and mentoring learners
  • *Competence in expanded clinical practice associated with the role
  • *Excellent Communication skills /written / verbal / IT
  • *Ability to work under pressure across competing demands
  • *Ability to articulate the principles of safeguarding and mental capacity
  • *Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • *Approachable and friendly
  • *Supportive
  • *Flexible
  • *Well organised
  • *Effective communicator
  • *Sound clinical reasoning and decision making
  • *Ability to perform in complex and challenging situations
  • *Ability to inspire and lead a team
  • *Ability to work flexible shift pattern, where required to include rotation to day /night duty and unsocial hours according to service needs


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way

Birmingham

West Midlands

B15 2TH

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304-1081789DO

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