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Sister/Charge Nurse - Emergency Department

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to promotion of existing Band 6 Registered Nurses we now have a vacancies for keen, highly motivated registered nurses with Emergency Department experience to join us as a Charge Nurse/Sister . The opportunity will allow you to enhance your Emergency skills and professional leadership qualities which are critical to delivering gold standard, high quality care.

You will be required to work a 24/7shift pattern.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will:

Maintain a high-level skills and knowledge as a resource/role model for staff and patients. Working towards Level 2 of the RCN competences .

Manage day to day shift leading and patient flow, ensuring a high standard of care throughout the department.

Respond appropriately and professionally to maintaining quality, managing critical incidents and escalating events when appropriate.

Informally and formally networking with colleagues and agencies to share quality initiatives, spread good practice and accept responsibility for developing further.

You will provide exceptional nursing care, undertake staff appraisals, attendance management and other operational management and clinical duties. You will work alongside the current Sisters/Charge Nurse and support the Lead Nurse team to ensure we maintain the highest standards of care at all times.

You should be a clinical expert and proactively develop your own and others knowledge and skills. You should be a leader and be able to supervisethe clinical work of others and manage the emergency care setting as a whole managing patient flow and delegating care accordingly.You will work closely withthe Emergency Medicine Consultantand clinical decision makers to ensure safety of patients and best use of resources.

About us

We pride ourselves in being supportive and welcoming to all members of the team.We have dedicated Practice Educator's who will ensure your training is streamlined and tailored to suit your developmental needs. We also support completion of the RCN Emergency Nursing Competency Framework. If you are energetic, a Team Player and you are a committed to developing and improving Emergency Care there are opportunities for you at Harrogate District Hospital. We have excellent opportunities for training and development, formal and informal, including ALS, EPLS, TNCC and Leadership Skills.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information please see the job description attached.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact ED Lead Nurses

Elvira Obrinja


Rachael Worton on

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current UK NMC registration
  • Working Towards RCN Level 2 Competency Framework


  • Degree or Working towards a degree



  • Experience of working within Emergency department within the last 6 months
  • An interest in developing and educating colleagues
  • Experience of working with a wide range of complex clinical conditions



  • Certificate in Mentorship/Practice Assessor

Employer details

Employer name

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust


Emergency Department

Harrogate District Hospital



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