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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 29/06/2022.

Charge Nurse / Junior Sister

Job Reference: 365-A-22-178099

Employer:
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Beech A
Location:
Worcestershire Royal Hospital
Salary:
£32,306 - £39,027 per anum (pro rata)

Our purpose is simple - Putting Patients First. We are looking for exceptional colleagues who can help us achieve this.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is a large acute and specialised hospital trust that provides a range of local acute services to the residents of Worcestershire and more specialised services to a larger population in Herefordshire and beyond.

The Trust operates hospital-based services from three sites in Kidderminster, Redditch and Worcester

Our workforce is nearly 6,800 strong, and our caring staff are recognised as providing good and outstanding patient-centred care. You could be one of them.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us to achieve our Vision - working in partnership to provide the best healthcare for our communities, leading and supporting our teams to move 4ward. Our 4ward behaviours, which we ask all staff to demonstrate, underpin our everyday work and remain firmly at the heart of all we do.

Our objectives are simple:

  • Best services for local people
  • Best experience of care and best outcomes for our patients
  • Best use of resources
  • Best people

Better never stops, and our Clinical Services Strategy provides a clear future vision for our Trust, our hospitals, our services and our role in the wider health and care system. Key to making all of this happen, and making sure that our teams are empowered and equipped with have the skills, tools, techniques and mindset to drive continuous improvement in every part of our Trust is our single improvement methodology

If you can help us to achieve these; if your vision matches our vision; and you believe in Putting Patients First, we would love to hear from you!

In return, we commit to investing in our staff to ensure that we retain and develop the right people, with the right skills, who care about and take pride in, putting patients first.


Beech A Band 6 Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

Full Time

secondment

A vacancy has arisen for an experiencedBand 6 Nurse to join us on Beech A.

We are looking for a dynamic, professional Sister/Charge Nurse, to lead and develop the unit to maintain the high standard of care we currently deliver to all of our patients.

Beech A is a 17 bedded general surgical ward. We provide care to those requiring emergency surgery, which can include; bowel/colorectal surgery, upper gastrointestinal surgeries and patients who are admitted needing surgical investigations/management.

We are seeking a committed, highly visible leader with strong leadership qualities to provide support, leadership and mentorship to all. You need to be an experienced, competent and confident leader who is able to provide support for the unit manager and motivated to take the unit forward, bringing out the best in other team members.

You must be committed to providing high quality nursing care, a visible leader and an experienced professional role model. You should be able to prioritise your workload alongside managing a team and be keen to continue your ongoing professional development.

If you feel you have the above qualities and would like to join our team please contact ward manager Sara Candlin on extension 30844 or email sara.candlin@nhs.net for any further information or to arrange an informal visit.




Important information about your application

**** Please be aware job adverts may close before the published closing date, if we have a high volume of applications, we recommend getting your application in as quickly as possible. ****

  • You must fulfil all of the essential criteria in the person specification
  • References from current and previous employers must cover at least three years
  • Due to the large number of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
  • All correspondence will be sent through NHS Jobs, so please check NHS jobs and your email account regularly
  • If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date, please assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion
  • By accepting a position within our Trust you agree that the Occupational Health Department can access your occupational health records from your current or previous employer in order to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. This is an automated process and the information will only be used for these purposes prior to your taking up the position with us.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is an equal opportunities employer and supports flexible working.

We offer excellent learning and development opportunities, career progression, and are part of the NHS pension scheme. All of our sites are completely smokefree.

We are proud to have achieved Timewise accreditation - this means we are committed to embedding flexible working within our organisation as a flex positive employer.

Guidelines on COVID Vaccinations

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust encourages and supports staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19. The Trust continue to support the COVID vaccination and believe that all staff should be fully vaccinated to protect themselves, their families, their colleagues and our patients.



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