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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£42,471 to £50,364 a year pa inclusive pro rota
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Sister /Charge Nurse to join our established Almroth Wright nursing team. We are seeking either an experienced band 5 or existing band 6 team leader who is enthusiastic and passionate about providing high quality care in Gastroenterology conditions. You will be flexible with the ability to lead, motivate and co-ordinate a team.

The applicant should have the ability to work independently and within a team, with patient experience at the heart of their care delivery. There should be evidence of self-development and a clear plan for the applicant's further development, along with the qualification to mentor students. When in charge the expectation is to lead, support and motivate your team to ensure high quality care is delivered. As a Junior Sister/Charge Nurse you will be expected to deputise in the absence of the Matron.

Within your role of deputising for the Matron, you will be empowered within your role to develop further. This includes guidance within incident reporting and investigations, safe staffing and rosters, and quality governance and assurance through audit. In addition, we are fully committed to support the successful candidate to complete university courses at Masters Level. The Practice Development team offers support to all registered nurses in the Trust. You will also have opportunities for further training and education in post registration courses.

Main duties of the job

You will maintain a high standard of clinical work when carrying out nursing procedures. You will be responsible for the custody of medication and ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework. When in charge the expectation is to lead, support and motivate your team to ensure high quality care is delivered. As a Junior Sister/Charge Nurse you will be expected to deputise in the absence of the Matron, deal with complex situations and take appropriate action. You will provide a safe environment for the physical, psychological and spiritual wellbeing of staff, patients and visitors ensuring all incidents involving staff, patients and visitors are recorded in accordance with the Trust Policies.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration
  • Evidence of post registration professional development


Desirable

  • Mentorship & assessment in the clinical area


Experience

Essential

  • Mentorship & assessment in the clinical area


Desirable

  • Recent experience of working with patients with infectious diseases and gastroenterological conditions
  • Experience in infection control and isolation protocols


Skills/knowledge/ abilities

Essential

  • Medication administration skills, including IV drug administration
  • Computer skills


Desirable

  • Ability to lead a team


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

St Mary's Hospital

London

W2 1NY

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

290-MIC-1236

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