Paediatric Outpatients Charge Nurse (Band 6)
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
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We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior sister/ Charge Nurse or deputy manager to join the Paediatric Outpatients Team based at Southend Hospital .
The successful person will be caring, well-organised and will enjoy working with children and their families. The post involves working in the Paediatric Outpatient Department, which sees children aged 0-16years of age.
If successful you will make a major contribution to the efficient running of the department. Duties will include undertaking both clinical and clerical procedures.
The post involves working flexibly Monday to Friday between the hours of 08.00 - 18.00hrs. The clinic timetable varies from week to week, requiring a flexible working pattern to cover the clinic needs.
Main duties of the job
We are seeking a Band 6 Junior sister/ charge nurse or Deputy Nurse manager to join our Paediatric Outpatients team in caring for children and young people 0-16
The work is stimulating, challenging and a face paced environment. The ideal candidate should be a motivated, team focused nurse who enjoys providing excellent patient care and has a passionate approach to their work.
The candidate should;
Be a responsible professional and who will provide clear clinical leadership to nursing staff, medical staff and the multi disciplinary team. Will need to deputise in absence of the paediatric manager for the day to day running of the Department
You will need to be a visible, credible and effective role model for the clinical nursing team. Be an effective and professional leader supporting the POPD Manager in driving quality care provision forward in a rapidly changing environment within the paediatric service.
We are seeking a candidate who will demonstrate specialist expertise and professional knowledge acquired through post registration academic study, a good range of clinical Paediatric experience and positive leadership skills.
The successful candidate should also be able to provide and promote a high standard of care to children/young people within the Paediatric Outpatients Environment.
Please refer to attached Job Description for full list of responsibilities.Please note this role will close should we receive sufficient applications.
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people. We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.
From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.
We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.
Your working department:The department is situated in the Carlingford Centre, the purpose built Paediatric Outpatient Department provides Acute and Specialist clinics for children from birth to 16 years of age.
We look forward to your application.
Please refer to attached Job Description for full list of responsibilities.
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