Ward Sister / Charge Nurse
Pennine Care NHS FT
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We are looking for dynamic mental health nurses with previous inpatient mental health experience who thrive in a fast paced environment.
The successful candidates will be either an existing band 6 or a band 5 that has the right amount, of patient focus, enthusiasm, and hard work ethic that will drive the team forward.
Main duties of the job
You will have natural leadership qualities and be ready to act as a passionate advocate for excellent patient care within the wards.
You will benefit from our enhanced supervision, additional training and leadership development programme.
To provide leadership and support to the inpatient nursing team and in the absence of the Clinical Lead, to assume responsibility for the management and co-ordination of the ward and department. To deliver a high standard of care to inpatient services users. To ensure the optimum level of safe and effective care within the allocated resources.
We have a Band 6 nursing opportunity within Saxon Suite, which is an acute male mental health ward based at Tameside General Hospital, Ashton Under Lyne.
12 - 18 months experience at Band 5 required for this role.
Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.
Education and qualification
Skills and Abilities
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