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Junior sister / Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 377-MED14259

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Ward 8
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum

For further information about the Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, please click on the links on the right hand panel and you will be directed to the Trust's website.

Ready for your first Junior Sister Role or perhaps are you working currently as a band 6 and looking for fresh challenge? If so we are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, forward thinking, committed and motivated Junior Sister with excellent communication and leadership skills to join our nursing team. The successful candidate will support the Ward Manager and Multidisciplinary team to provide patient centred evidence based care; maintain high care delivery standards and efficient, safe management of patients within our busy ward.

This role will offer the opportunity to be clinically in charge of a shift leading a team and supporting them in delivering high quality care. You will also be able to use your clinical expertise working to deliver high quality care and assist with our facilitation of discharges.

If you would like to explore this opportunity further and have a passion for developing an improving services for elderly care we would want to hear from you. As part of joining the Trust after the completion of a successful probation period you will receive personal professional development plan to support your future career with The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust.

Key requirements:

The successful candidate will need at least 2 years’ experience including 1 year within a care of the elderly setting, have a degree in a healthcare related subject (or working towards), teaching certificate, excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. You will be supported by the Ward manager, Clinical Matron and ward sisters from our friendly caring team. Development of our staff is key to running our service effectively and we will invest our time in your professional development.

To help you with your application for this job, please ensure you read the Information and Guidance for Applicants, Job Description and Person Specification; you will find these documents in the right hand panel of the job advert. Please note that secondment opportunities may be considered for fixed term posts.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics.

For all Nursing posts (Band 1 and above, including Safety Support Workers and Healthcare Assistants) please note:
- We may require successful candidates to work rotational, 24 hour shift patterns.
- NHS Professionals are our current partner for managing and booking bank shifts within the Trust. To make things easier for you we will automatically register you onto the NHS Professionals booking system to enable you to work additional shifts,
unless you opt out of the process. We will provide you with further information regarding this during recruitment, and answer any questions you may have.

Please note that if you require a Tier 2 visa on appointment, you will be required to provide criminal records certificates for the countries you have resided in during the last ten years, over the age of eighteen.

Thank you.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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