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Deputy sister/Charge Nurse - Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro-rata
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
We are looking for enthusiastic, compassionate, highly motivated Band 6s to join the existing Team on Women's Health Ward.

You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a genuine enthusiasm in caring for women undergoing all aspects of Breast and Gynaecological care this includes supporting women undergoing management of Miscarriage and termination of pregnancy.

This post would include supervision of junior members of the team, coordinating the ward on shift, and providing support to Ward Manager and to enable junior members of the team to develop. Ideally you should have a least 12 months experience as a Band 5.

There will be opportunities for you to develop and expand within your role.

*** Please note we are only able to accept applications from those with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN as we are unable to support OSCE at this time***

Main duties of the job

Women's Health Ward is a 12 bed ward, with 1 bed allocated for Emergency Gynaecology Assessment. The successful candidate will support women undergoing management of miscarriage and termination of pregnancy.

There will be opportunities for you to develop and expand within your role. We deliver high quality individualistic patient care, and expect our staff to demonstrate Trust values and behaviours.

Maintain clinical credibility to act as a role model and take a lead role inthe patient's journey.

o Deputise for the Ward/Department Manager when required.

o Act as Shift-co-ordinator to facilitate effective patient care pathwaysand ensure that patient care remains a priority in inter-professionalpractice and that timely referrals to the MDT and discharge planningtake place.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide clinical expertise to the Ward Team and develop practice.

To work in close liaison with the Ward Manager, and other Deputy Sister/ Deputy Charge Nurses, Matrons, Practice Development Team (PDT) and the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) to provide the highest quality of assessment and evaluated care required to support each patient in their care pathway and improve the patient experience.

To act as a clinical nurse leader, taking responsibility for the professional development of yourself and a group of nurses

Person Specification



  • Dealing with critical incidents and complaints.
  • Patient care and public involvement

Key Skills/Abilities


  • Continuing professional development in portfolio



  • Awareness and respect for colleagues, patients and relatives cultural, religious and emotional needs and beliefs
  • Motivation and enthusiasm
  • Willing to develop by expansion of the role.
  • Professional appearance & behaviour
  • Flexible approach to working patterns
  • Satisfactory enhanced DBS check against vulnerable groups barred lists
  • Ability to participate in cross site working

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse/AHP with current registration
  • Management/leadership certificate of equivalent or in process
  • Essential IT skills


  • Post registration experience in clinical speciality or equivalent
  • Postgraduate certificate in management or equivalent

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton Gate



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