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Junior Sister Ward 20 Day Surgery (Band 6)

Employer
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Steeton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
20 Jul 2024
Ward 20 is a 34 bedded unit. We deal with many specialties including general surgery, ENT, gynaecology, orthopeadics, breast surgery, cardiology. We also care for medical day case patients attending for infusions, bladder treatments.

As a Band 6 there is an opportunity to gain vast knowledge and experience caring for elective surgical patients, managing and coordinating theatre lists pre and post operatively

Main duties of the job

The post holder will work with the senior sister providing leadership and direction to staff within the ward to promote the delivery of safe and effective care.

Facilitate staff to maintain and improve standards of patient care

Offer professional guidance and support clinical staff

Develop guidelines and implement developments in practice

Co ordinate/ assist in education and training provision

About us

We are delighted to offer a wide range of benefits to employees including:
  • Cycle to Work
  • Travel Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers with Salary Sacrifice
  • Onsite Nursery
  • Buying and Selling Annual Leave
  • Car Leasing
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Employee Health and Wellbeing
  • Extensive Reward Scheme
  • Counselling Service
  • Financial packages including Vivup and Wagestream
  • Staff Networks, Enable, Rainbow, Gender, Race Equality Ecoaware & Admin Network.

Our values:

We understand that it's down to the hard work, effort and dedication of our staff that makes a difference for our patients. Our people really do make our Airedale experience - we take pride in fostering a friendly, effective and caring work environment. Our values are part of our DNA, which are:
  • Committed to Quality of Care
  • Compassion
  • Working together for patients
  • Improving Lives
  • Everyone Counts
  • Respect and Dignity

Got questions before you apply, please contact the recruiting manager to find out more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work with the senior sister providing leadership and direction to staff within the ward to promote the delivery of safe and effective care.

Facilitate staff to maintain and improve standards of patient care

Offer professional guidance and support clinical staff

Develop guidelines and implement developments in practice

Co ordinate/ assist in education and training provision

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registration
  • Teaching and assessing course/NVQ Assessor


Desirable

  • SLIP (or equivalent)
  • Leadership/Management Course


Experience

Essential

  • Post registration experience (or equiv)
  • Recent Acute Clinical Experience
  • Demonstrable clinical expertise, relevant to the area


Desirable

  • Has worked in different care specialities


Skills

Essential

  • Can demonstrate professional development in leadership
  • Ability to organise and manage day to day departmental activities and the activities of large multidisciplinary team within this
  • Team building and working skills - able to lead a team to achieve results
  • Problem solving skills - able to respond to unexpected issues and provide first line response and to identify appropriate sources of secondary support


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of the NHS Constitution & 'Understanding the New NHS'
  • Demonstrable interest in and commitment to the professional development of others


Desirable

  • Research Knowledge
  • Understanding of Orthopaedic conditions
  • Computer - Knowledge of Windows XP


Employer details

Employer name

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Ward 20 - Airedale NHS Trust

Skipton Road

Steeton

BD20 6TD

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423-6392327

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