Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse - Band 7

North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol (City Centre)
31 Oct 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse for Neonatal Intensive Care Unit- Band 7- up to £41,787 depending on experience + excellent NHS benefits

Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse required by one of the UK?s largest NHS Hospital Trusts. You will take an active role in providing leadership to the nursing staff within the department, managing, teaching, supporting and empowering learners and colleagues within the hospital neonatal services. You will be based in the Women and Children?s Health division within Southmead Hospital.

WHY APPLY? : This role offers a fantastic opportunity to take on a role with:

  • Leadership opportunities
  • Management experience
  • Job security
  • Professional development

THE ROLE: As a Clinical Sister/Charge Nurse, you will support and lead a team of nursing staff in the delivery of evidence based patient-centred care, which is of a high standard. Key duties will include:

  • Managing NICU staff, including appraisal, rotas, recruitment and selection and the supervision of learners
  • Taking responsibility for monitoring sickness and absences, including annual leave, risk management, equipment, medical and surgical supplies, checking monthly timesheets and providing Modern Matron with value for money figures at the end of each month. Please note, this post does not have budgetary responsibility.
  • To be responsible for ensuring all care is delivered according to Trust Policies and Procedures.

YOU: The successful candidate will have the following experience:

  • Hold RN (adult or child) registration with minimum of two years? experience at Band 6 in acute NICU setting.
  • Teaching and assessing or equivalent qualification and evidence of further education.
  • Approved Neonatal qualification (e.g. Special and Intensive Care of the Newborn).
  • Approved Neonatal Life Support Course.
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development- educated to diploma/degree level or working towards this.
  • Awareness, promotion and active involvement in research within the unit. Actively involved in audit and risk management.
  • Facilitate evidence-based practice development, promoting optimal standards of clinical effectiveness.
  • Have the ability to undertake continuing responsibility for the clinical area in the absence of the Modern Matron.

If you are a Neonatal Intensive Care Nurse looking to take the next step in your career, we want to hear from you! Closing date: 31st October. For a detailed job description and/or an informal discussion about the opportunities available within the NICU department, please contact *************************** for further details!

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