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Junior Sister / Charge Nurse A&E, Alex

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
It is an exciting time to be a nurse at Alexandra Hospital Emergency Department. We are currently offering both Permanent and Fixed term contracts and both Full and Part time.

As Sister / Charge Nurse you will help lead and manage the department so that high quality, evidence based nursing care is delivered to patients and their carers.

You will be an integral member of our team whom who maintain our on-going achievement of the emergency access standards.

You must be committed to providing high quality nursing care you will provide strong leadership and mentorship to junior staff and help support the senior team.

You will be a highly visible leader and be experienced as a professional role model. In working in a progressively changing environment you will promote the Trusts values and be committed to high standards of service delivery.

There is a dedicated Professional Development Team that supports to develop your skills not only as a clinical expert but as a leader and manager.

Main duties of the job

Attached you will find the person specification/ role profile document which provides more detail about the essential and desirable skills and experience needed for this role. We highly recommend you review this document and use it when completing your application as these criteria are used by hiring managers as guidance during shortlisting.

For an overview of the main duties of the role please see the 'Job Description' section below. To understand the day-to-day responsibilities in more detail please read the full job description document attached.

About us

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is nearly 6,800 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:
  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system.

Job description

Job responsibilities

While working as a Band 6 Junior Sister within ED team you will provide care to a range of patients within your scope of practice. To contribute to the delivery of high standards of nursing care.

The post holder will be required to take charge of specific areas of the department or as a whole and assist with the smooth running of the department. With the ongoing support from the Band 7 team and professional development training team.

Person Specification






  • Experience with an Acute Care setting

Employer details

Employer name

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust


The Alexandra Hospital

Woodrow Drive




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