Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Dorchester, UK
16 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced registered nurse to join the ward teams on our in-patient ward.

We seek to appoint an experienced Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse to join our busy, friendly team. You will be committed to the provision of quality patient care, ideally have previous experience at Band 6 with evidence of related continuing professional development and contribution to quality of care work. However, we are willing to support the right Band 5 candidate if they are keen to develop.

If you are highly motivated, and feel you can make a real difference to the quality of patient care delivery, we would be very keen to hear from you.

Additional skills and abilities should include:
• Co-ordination of a team to ensure the delivery of skilled and effective nursing care to patients and their families reflecting the Poole Approach.
• Understanding of, and commitment to, ways in which quality of care can be improved and monitored
• Ability to deputise for the Ward Manager as and when required.
• Assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision.
• Provision of clinical and managerial leadership to nursing and support staff.
• Ability to support Ward Manager in leading, monitoring and appraising the performance and work of the Nursing Team.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent inter-personal and organisational skills, a willingness to be flexible with shift patterns, and a drive to promote a high standard of care for our patients.

TAU Red (E3) is a 24-bedded mixed adult trauma ward caring for patients with a wide range of injuries.

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Closing date: 20/06/2019

Provisional Interview Date: 04/07/2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

If you would like more information about the position, please contact Sister Aisling Mackin on 01202 448415.

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Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/young people and vulnerable adults, and therefore criminal record checks will be undertaken for successful candidates as applicable to the position. Where this applies and you are successfully appointed, you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining this check via a deduction from your salary.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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