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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/03/2021.

Sister / Charge Nurse - A&E

Job Reference: 389-A-21-44256

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Accident & Emergency
£24,907 to £30,615 per annum

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We are looking for Band 6 Sisters/Charge nurses to join our fantastic team.


Are you looking to join a trust that is on an exciting journey to move from Good to outstanding? Do you want to be part of a team that leads with kindness and prioritises the wellbeing and development of staff whilst striving for excellence in patient care and outcomes? Are you looking to work in a fast paced environment with an amazing multidisciplinary team?


BTHFT has been at the forefront of innovation and research during the COVID19 pandemic and has been involved in social media campaigns, radio podcasts, BBC News and Documentaries throughout this time.

As an organisation BTHFT thrives on innovation and inclusivity and you have the opportunity to join our dynamic, hardworking and passionate Emergency Department team that are committed to Quality improvement and making a difference.

There is an endless opportunity for you to develop your career in a way that suits you through professional development, Quality improvement projects, degree modules, in-house training and specialist qualifications and we have recently appointed a dedicated practice educator for the Emergency Department.

We have supported members of our team to develop from Band 2 HCA through to staff nurse then Charge nurse and then onto advanced practitioners and we pride ourselves in recognising talent and supporting staff in their development to reach their goals and realise their dreams.

We have a forward thinking, appreciative leadership team who understand the pressures of nursing in real terms. who will support you when you need it and step back to let you be your best when you don’t.

We are currently expanding the team to meet the needs of our diverse group of patients and improve the care we provide for them. The trust has made a substantial investment allowing us to increase the number of Clinical Leaders / Band 6 nurses that we have in both our Paediatric ED and main ED.

We are seeking to appoint Band 6 Sisters/ Charge nurses to join our” ED Family” who are caring, hardworking, motivated, experienced AE nurses that want to further their career and develop their leadership skills.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role please contact.

Debbie Wardhaugh Senior Sister/ Recruitment lead

Emma Clinton Matron

Tania Windle Deputy Matron

Closing date: 2nd March 2021 (this date may change dependent on the response)

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