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Outpatients Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Employer
University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Location
Gwendolen Road
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity available within Outpatients at the Leicester General Hospital and the new East Midlands Planned Care Centre (EMPCC). If you are a Registered Nurse with 2 years band 5 or above, interested in expanding your skills and are passionate in caring for patients, this could be the job for you!

We are offering part-time and full-time positions as Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse for Outpatient 1,2,3,4 and Neurology and EMPCC, both based at the Leicester General Hospital.

The post will require supporting and leading an Outpatient team along with the Outpatient Sister, ensuring safe timely care to patients, working with the multidisciplinary team, managing staff sickness, appraisals, working in line with the trust vision and may other management duties. A flexible approach to working will be required, experience in Outpatients preferred but not essential.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for delivering high quality patient experience by clinic co-ordination of the outpatients department.

o Participate in the effective clinical leadership and management of the department team.

o Supervision of others carrying out all aspects of the outpatients process.

o Deputise and take charge of the given area regularly in the absence of the Sister / Charge Nurse who has 24 hour accountability and responsibility.

o Actively contribute to setting and maintaining high standards of quality nursing care.

o Actively contribute to the improvement of services and the quality of care provision to meet the needs of patients, service users and their families.

o Act as a role model, mentoring, teaching, assessing and supporting students and learners on placement and participate in the education, development and mentorship of other staff.

About us

Our new strategy, developed with the support and feedback of colleagues, patients, and partners, is our compass for the next seven years (2023-2030).

We have four primary goals:
  • high-quality care for all,
  • being a great place to work,
  • partnerships for impact, and
  • research and education excellence

And we will embed health equality in all we do - taking active steps to reduce the avoidable differences in healthcare that some people face, working in partnership with communities.

Our strategy is underpinned by new values and we will work to ensure they are an everyday reality for all:
  • we are compassionate,
  • we are proud,
  • we are inclusive, and
  • we are one team

This is an exciting moment as we look to the future with clarity on what we already do well and where we need to focus our energies to make an even bigger difference for the people we serve.

About the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust:

http://www.leicestershospitals.nhs.uk/aboutus/work-for-us/current-vacancies/

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsible for delivering high quality patient experience by clinic co-ordination of the outpatients department.

Participate in the effective clinical leadership and management of the department team.

Supervision of others carrying out all aspects of the outpatients process.

Deputise and take charge of the given area regularly in the absence of the Sister / Charge Nurse who has 24 hour accountability and responsibility.

Actively contribute to setting and maintaining high standards of quality nursing care.

Actively contribute to the improvement of services and the quality of care provision to meet the needs of patients, service users and their families.

Act as a role model, mentoring, teaching, assessing and supporting students and learners on placement and participate in the education, development and mentorship of other staff.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse NMC Pin
  • Has band 5 registered nurse experience for 2 or more years


Desirable

  • Has successfully completed an NMC approved teaching and Assessing or Practice Assessor programme


Communication

Essential

  • Ability to develop and maintain effective interpersonal skills and relationships with colleagues across health care settings


Desirable

  • Demonstrates understanding of clinical risk management in the NHS


Experience

Essential

  • Able to identify own learning needs
  • Demonstrates knowldge of professional and NHS local and national nursing strategies and priorities


Desirable

  • Experience of nursing within a surgical specialty would be desirable


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Address

Leicester General Hospital

EMPCC and LGH Outpatients

Gwendolen Road

LE54PW

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

358-6344082-CSI-EMPCC

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