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Band 6 Sister/ Charge Nurse-Emergency Department

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton Coldfield
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS foundation Trust (UHB) has a fantastic opportunity for experienced nurses, who have a passion for Emergency Care, to join the amazing nursing team at Good Hope Hospitals Emergency Department (ED) as a Band 6 Sister/ Charge Nurse.

This is an opportunity to join a growing team, dedicated to delivering compassionate person-centred care and to play a key role in innovation and transformation. The workload throughout the department is very varied and interesting with no two days being the same. The successful candidate must be dynamic, possess excellent communication skills and have a high sense of professionalism and a strong belief in the value of teamwork.

We have a dedicated clinical education team to support our staff and allow you to build on your existing nursing skills for your future career and development within Emergency Nursing.

We have full and part time positions available offering a range of long and short days to support flexible working.

We want you to feel a sense of belonging, community, commitment and support. If you like what you hear, apply today.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will act as a role model for junior team members in the delivery of a consistent high standard of nursing practice. They will deputise for the Senior Sister / Charge Nurse and will support the leadership and management of the department with particular emphasis on quality and clinical standards. They will have continuing clinical responsibility for managing the department in the absence of the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse which will include: understanding finances, the deployment, delegation and supervision of all grades of staff and be visible and approachable for patients, staff and visitors.

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 the NMC register.



  • * Substantial post registration experience working in a complex health care setting / Acute NHS care setting supervising /mentoring junior staff.
  • * Evidence of professional /clinical knowledge in area supplemented by specialist clinical and or managerial training and CPD.
  • * Can demonstrate understanding / experience / willingness to be a practice-based supervisor / assessor as detailed in the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • standards for student supervision and assessment.
  • * Professional portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development,evidence of ability to maintain professional registration.
  • * Relevant and recent clinical experience within the speciality /acute care setting, including the supervision /education of junior staff.
  • * Experience of mentoring undergraduate students
  • * Evidence of ability to lead /coordinate a shift /area of department.
  • * Experience in learning from incidents /complaints and supporting changes in practice.
  • * Demonstrable ability, experience, passion in the following:
  • o Leadership
  • o Team Building
  • o Managing resources
  • o Time management
  • o Role modelling
  • o Change management / clinical
  • developments.
  • o Clinical governance
  • o Audit and research.
  • o Workforce planning / management
  • o NHS policy and political awareness

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Good Hope Hospital

Rectory Rd

Sutton Coldfield

West Midlands

B75 7RR

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