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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are seeking an experienced Cardiac Catheter Lab nurse, with demonstrable leadership skills and an enthusiasm to learn and develop, to join our Worthing team.This is an exciting opportunity to join a well established, supportive team, who continue to want to grow the service.

The nursing team works across the Cardiac Catheter Labs and recovery, to deliver high quality, person centred care. We run a fast-paced service, from elective day-cases and inpatients, to emergency admissions.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be a proficient Cardiac Catheter Lab nurse who will be able to lead, influence and deliver effective care working in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team.They will ensure that high quality, effective and compassionate care is provided to the individual, their families, and carer.

The successful candidate will support the Cardiac Catheter Lab Manager, acting as a role model, and undertake delegated responsibility in their absence to provide effective clinical leadership that ensures quality person-centred care. They will possess excellent communication skills and ensure the safe and efficient management of the service/department within allocated resources. They will support and facilitate the development of all the staff within the team, acting as a role model.

About us

At UHSussex, diversity is our strength, and we want you to feel included to help us always put the Patient First, as shown in our Outstanding for Caring CQC rating. Your uniqueness and experiences will be part of our creative and innovative community where everyone is encouraged to succeed. We have a range of Staff Networks to help break down barriers, and can offer a buddy to help new members settle in. We're proud to be a Disability Confident Employer (Level 2) and a Veteran Aware Trust.

We treat our patients and staff with the same compassion and empathy we expect for ourselves. We're here for them when they need us, and we go above and beyond to meet their needs. This can be seen in our Wellbeing Programme for staff which is extensive and designed to support you when you need it - because we know that to look after others we must first look after ourselves.

As a university trust and a leader in healthcare research, we value learning, teaching and training so that we can be the best that we can be. From the moment you start with us and throughout your career we will help you to grow and develop. We hope that in choosing UHSussex you are choosing a long and happy career where you will be able to see the difference you make and feel valued for all that you do.

We look forward to receiving your application and the start of your journey with UHSussex.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the detailed job description and person specification for further information about the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience


  • Registered Nurse with current NMC registration
  • Substantial experience as a Band 5 in Cardiac Catheter Labs
  • A/ILS Provider
  • Teaching and assessing module or PS/PA training (or equivalent)
  • Evidence of continuing professional development


  • Cardiac Module (s)
  • Leadership/Management training/module

Equality and Diversity


  • Evidence of having undertaken own development to improve understanding of equalities issues
  • Evidence of having championed diversity in previous roles (as appropriate to role).

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust (279)


Worthing Hospital

Lyndhurst Road


BN11 2DH

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