Charge Nurse

NHS Fife
Kirkcaldy, UK
Closing date
18 Sep 2020

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for innovative and experienced Registered Nurses to support the leadership of the nursing teams within the Emergency Department at Victoria Hospital. As a Charge Nurse you will support our Senior Charge Nurses by being committed to continuous professional development and possess strong communication and organisational skills with the ability to apply these effectively in a dynamic environment. As an experienced emergency medicine nurse, you will provide strong clinical, theoretical and practical leadership to the Emergency Department, whilst promoting a collaborative partnership with multi-disciplinary colleagues both within and out with the departments. You will provide a high standard of nursing care and be able to demonstrate that you can deliver change through effective visible clinical leadership. Candidates will be able to evidence their ability to inspire and motivate the team and have a passion for providing safe, highly effective, person centred care. To fulfil the requirements of the post, you should be an NMC registered nurse with the relevant wealth and breadth of experience within Emergency Medicine / Emergency Department setting and be able to describe expert clinical and professional practice developed through practical experience and theoretical knowledge. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to provide a high standard of nursing care and your ability to manage change and performance through effective leadership. Applicants should be proactive, highly motivated and have the ability to lead in a challenging and dynamic environment. This role is pivotal in raising clinical standards of care for patients and managing local and national agendas and as such. You will also contribute to the wider Emergency Care Directorate by supporting with the Duty Charge Nurse role out of hours. You should be educated to degree level with post graduate qualifications relating to Emergency Care and Leadership, or have appropriate extensive experience. Please ensure you make reference in your application whether you are looking to be considered for full time or part time hours. Thank you. All informal enquiries should be made directly to our Senior Charge Nurses Esther Davidson on 01592 643355 ext 29780 or Louise Curran 01592 643355 ext 21629. A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment. NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. All applicants are required to confirm their right to work in the UK in their application. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK), European Community (EC) or European Economic Area National please state the visa category under which you are legally entitled to work in the UK on your application form and the expiry date of your leave to remain in the UK.
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