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Sister / Charge Nurse

Band 7

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Band 7
Permanent: N/A
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (24 HRS RESPONSIBILITY)
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Hull Royal Infirmary
£40,057 - £45,839 per annum
Salary period
23/09/2021 23:59

Ward 40 has an exciting opportunity for a committed, experienced and aspiring nurse to lead an established enthusiastic nursing team who already provide high standards of holistic nursing care to patients with who have a variety of medical, nursing and psychological needs. Ward 40 is a 8 bedded Neurosurgical HOB and also has a 7 bedded Major Trauma Unit.

The charge nurse will be a motivated enthusiastic person with excellent leadership and communication skills. The charge nurse will be a role model leading the team by example to deliver high quality and compassionate  to the patients. The charge nurse will be an inclusive proactive member of the senior nursing team within specialist services.

The charge nurse will be able to work to their own initiative leading, developing, improving and monitoring standards of care to ensure safety for all patients and staff.   As the charge nurse will have 24hr responsibility to ensure patient safety and safe staffing on the ward, they will be actively involved in recruitment, retention and managing sickness absence.

They will oversee staff development and ensure the ward KPIs are achieved according to the trusts compliance levels.

The charge nurse will work collaboratively with the members of the multidisciplinary team to provide a quality service for our patients.  They should have knowledge of neurosurgery and high observation nursing and be able to work collaboratively with internal colleagues and external agencies to provide seamless and safe discharge.

The new post holder will be supported in their role and will be given the opportunity to achieve their full potential as a competent and effective ward charge nurse.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Rebecca Smith
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Deputy Nurse Director - SHG
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