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Junior Sister / Charge Nurse

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Staff Nurse in Emergency Care ready for the next step in your career?

The Accident and Emergency department at Bury Care Organisation is looking for forward thinking and innovative leaders to develop change and provide senior nursing expertise.

Main duties of the job

You will be an expert in clinical skills and knowledge demonstrating the ability to work in all areas of the Accident and Emergency department.

You will be supported and developed in your leadership skills ,change management and quality improvement learning how to lead and coach a team to provide high quality, urgentcare. You will have the opportunity to continue to develop your clinical skillsby training as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner,assessing and treating patients presenting with both minor injuriesand illness and mentored by our dedicated team of ENPs and GPs.

You will work closely with our Practise Based Educator in developing your career as a Sister/ Charge Nurse

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives.

As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three core values - care , appreciate and inspire - to join our team.

In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a better work-life balance.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers

This vacancy is open to those who have a current NMC PIN to practice as an Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK, or those who are currently enrolled on a course which means they expect to receive their full NMC PIN within the next 3 months. Please note an NMC PRN PIN is not a full NMC PIN and would not fulfil the essential criteria for this role.

The NCA can no longer accept applications from International Nurses and Midwives who are yet to complete all competencies needed to receivea full NMC PIN to practice in the UK as we have paused our OSCE programme indefinitely. To learn more about how you can gain a full NMC PIN to be eligible to apply for our vacancies in the future, please see the NMC website:

We reserve the right to close the online vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to complete and return your application form as soon as possible.

Person Specification



  • Registered with NMC (1)
  • Degree / Diploma in Nursing (1)
  • Continuous Professional Development (1)


  • Involvement in teaching (1)
  • Mentorship qualification (1)
  • ALS provider (1)



  • Substantial years' experience within specialty (significant years post qualification and notable years of which must be in specialty)


  • Experience of managing all areas of the department (1)



  • IT skill (1)
  • evidence of acquisition of relevant skills associated with the role 1 (1)
  • Good Communication skills (1)
  • Ability to coordinate workload and supervise members of the team ensuring high quality ,safe and effective patient care (1)


  • Ability to use reflective practice to continuously improve patient care (1)
  • Evidence of use of clinical systems including use of Symphony (1)
  • Demonstrate initiative to proactively problem solve with a solution focus (1)

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


Fairfield General Hospital

Rochdale Old Road



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