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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse - Ward B6 - Peterborough

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

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We would like to invite you to become part of the Diabetes and Endocrinology team at Peterborough City Hospital. We are a very friendly and welcoming team, who strive to provide the best high-quality care to our patients. The team has its very own enthusiastic consultants and nurses who provide the very best patient centred specialised care.

Please note that we can only consider applications from individuals with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN, as we are currently unable to support OSCE.

Main duties of the job

We are currently looking to recruit a Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse to join our friendly team. The ideal candidate for this position would be a highly motivated, flexible, dynamic, caring and experienced Registered Nurse. You will have the ability to work autonomously as well as having good organisational and communication skills. You would be helping to manage the day to day running of the ward and supporting the Ward Manager with all aspects of managing the ward team and developing their skills and competence.

You will be fully supported by the matron, ward manager and other band 6's that work regularly on the floor alongside the team, embedding the highest level of nursing skills and care. We strive to promote a friendly and supportive environment where learning from each other is paramount.

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

Please see detailed job description and person specification for additional information regarding this post.

Person Specification

Professional qualifications


  • Registered nurse. 24 months experience of speciality and or relevant post registration course
  • Teaching qualification.
  • ILS Provider.



  • Demonstrates an understanding of: Accountability & responsibility, Evidence based practice, Clinical supervision, Ability to lead a clinical area/service
  • Awareness of current developments in healthcare and professional nursing relevant to the post.
  • Awareness of role of audit and research in effecting change in nursing practice.
  • Ability to function as part of the multi professional team.
  • Can demonstrate the clinical decision making process. Ability to assess the competence of others.
  • Evidence based Practice



  • Communication: Verbal, Non verbal, Written


  • Leadership Course



  • A team leader who shows Initiative and is a pro-active problem solver.

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Bretton gate



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