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Band 7 Senior Sister/ Charge Nurse Endoscopy

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen, for a Senior Sister or Charge Nurse in Endoscopy at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

We would welcome applicants with a strong commitment to high quality patient focused care, and experience in a senior role within endoscopy.

Our Endoscopy department provides a full range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including

Upper and Lower GI Endoscopy -- Gastroscopy, Colonoscopy, Flexi Sigmoidoscopies, ERCP, Endoscopic Ultrasound Scan (EUS), Transbronchoscopy Bronchoscopy and Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS), HALO and Spy Glass therapy.

A comprehensively structured training program will be offered, ensuring candidates are supported with their development into this management role. The successful candidate will be joining a supportive, inclusive, dedicated team with the drive and resources to deliver high standards of care to all our patients. If you thrive on teamwork and are an effective and perceptive communicator who can work well across mixture of a specialist nursing teams, medics and surgeons this could be your next positive career step in Endoscopy.

Main duties of the job

*To be accountable for co-ordinating patient care, the management of resources and performance of staff within the Endoscopy Unit

*Use a range of technique to ensure set and monitor standards of clinical practice, audit, research and teaching to set monitor and continually improve standards of care and patient experience.

*Ensure safe and effective clinical practice.

*Enhance patient experience.

*To lead, manage and develop team performance, promote professionalism and trust.

*Ensure the promotion and implementation of flexible and family friendly working in accordance with trust policies.

*Ensure effective delivery of organisational objectives.

*Ensure efficient and effective use of resources, managing a devolved budget.

*Ensure effective capacity management, including effective discharge planning and the utilisation of the discharge lounge.

*Ensure effective succession planning at all Bands.

*Active promotion the Trusts' visions, values and divisional objectives.

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 specific detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • Registered Adult Nurse on NMC register



  • Professional Portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development, evidence of ability to maintain professional registration
  • Substantial relevant and recent clinical experience within a complex health care setting or Acute NHS setting working as a deputy Manager Band 6 position including the supervision and education of junior staff/ students .
  • Can demonstrate understanding / experience / in practice based supervision / assessment as detailed in the Nursing & Midwifery Council ( NMC ) standards for student supervision and assessment
  • Demonstrable current, recent experience of team leadership and management within the healthcare setting.

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Mindelsohn Way


West Midlands

B15 2TH

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