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Sister/Charge Nurse (XR06)

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Location
Leeds
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within abdominal medicine and surgery, for an experienced, enthusiastic, dynamic nurse to join the friendly team on J92.

Are you passionate, pro-active and able to demonstrate leadership qualities in order to maintain high standards?

Do you have a teaching/mentoring qualification and are able to act as a role model, leading exemplary nursing practice and patient care at all times?

Can you lead and support the team in the absence of the Senior Sister/ Charge nurse?

J92 is a gastroenterology medicine ward compromising of 25 beds.

The team on J92 work closely with the enteral feeding specialist nurses and the nutrition team. We also work alongside other specialist teams such as the IBD specialist nurses, the endoscopy department, and Forward Leeds.

You will work closely with the senior nursing team supporting and reporting directly to the Senior Sister.

If you feel that you have the experience, skills and drive to take on this challenge and would like to know more arrange an informal visit, then please contact:- Senior Sister Geanina Ghircoias on (0113) 2069192 or email geanina.ghircoias@nhs.net

Matron Brooke ward or email brooke.ward@nhs.net

Main duties of the job

JOB PURPOSE

The jobholder will play an essential role assisting the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse with the 24 hour continuing responsibility for the effective and efficient management of the ward / department. They will contribute to the provision of professional, clinical, managerial leadership and supervision for the nursing team. The jobholder is responsible for helping to develop and maintain a ward or departments philosophy that has the patient at the centre of compassionate safe and quality care delivery.

About us

THE LEEDS WAY VALUES

Our five values are:

Patient-centred

Collaborative

Fair

Accountable

Empowered

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Leadership

Support the senior sister / charge nurse to Investigate and respond to accidents, complaints, untoward incidents and other significant events

Deputise for Senior Sister / Charge Nurse in their absence

Clinical

Act in accordance to the Nursing and Midwifery Councils Code: Professional Standards Practice and Behaviour (March, 2015)

Quality Improvement

Maintain and sustain the momentum of improvements until they are firmly embedded into the values and culture of the clinical area

Education and Training

Help to ensure all staff have an individual performance development plan and a yearly appraisal and staff maintain mandatory and priority training requirement.

This is not an exhaustive list of roles and responsibilities, and these may be subject to change with professional and service development

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Adult registered nurse NMC PIN


Desirable

  • Mentorship course


Skills & Behaviours

Essential

  • Leadership skills


Desirable

  • Quality improvement


Experience

Essential

  • Gastroenterology/liver


Desirable

  • Eating disorder


Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Address

St. James's University Hospital

Beckett Street

Leeds

LS9 7TF

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C9298-AMS-256

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