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Sister / Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 370-NAM6WA2-2499

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Ward A2
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

“Our Mission is to be outstanding for our patients, our communities and each other….

Sister / Charge Nurse

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team on ward A2 , We are looking for experienced Medical nurses , Who will provide expert care for the patients admitted to Ward A2 to which we provide Safe , Quality and Outstanding care .


We are looking for an experienced, dynamic & motivated individual who work well within team environments and who wish to deliver person-centred care. Ward A2 is a very busy 28 bedded acute medical admissions unit with 10 select beds for complicated diabetic patients.


As Sister on A2, you will support the Ward Manager to maintain the standards required for ensuring the safety of patients and the delivery of high quality care for a varied case-load. You will take day-to-day responsibility in the running of the unit and in the absence of the Ward Manager take overall charge of area. Alongside this you would be expected to support the Ward Manager and other ward sisters with audit documentation, completing ward off duty and developing ward training for all staff members.

You should have experience at Band 6 and diverse diabetes knowledge, Ideally with a mentorship qualification or working towards however this is only advantageous/ desirable not essential.


Within Urgent and Emergency Care CBU (Clinical Business Unit) we are developing a new training department to enhance critical care nursing skills. The unit will have a designated PEF Practice Educator Facilitator, who will dedicate time to staff for training on clinical skills including multiple types of drains, blood culture technique, and arterial blood gas technique and develop competencies for staff to be able to achieve this.


This job advert may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, therefore please apply for this job as soon as you can, if interested.

This Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes diverse applications from people with disabilities, from ethnic minorities and all other social groups. We encourage all applicants to share their equality information with us; please read `Be counted` and `8 reasons why’ in the additional information. We operate Family Friendly and Career Break policies.

The Trust operates a Smoke Free Policy which does not permit smoking within the Trust premises and grounds/site.

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Please note pay progression is subject to the NHS Agenda for Change Pay Progression provisions applicable from 1st April 2019.

All posts are subject to NHS Employment Check Standards including a DBS check, if applicable. Depending on the classification of the post, in-line with DBS guidelines, a Standard or Enhanced disclosure will be required which may include a check of the ‘Vulnerable Adults List’, the ‘Children’s List’ and/or the Independent Safeguarding Authorities (ISA’s) barred lists.

A charge of £39 (Standard) or £60 (Enhanced) will be made by the successful candidate which will be deducted from the first 3 months’ salary. In addition to this, you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

NB. Current employees of Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust who have had a satisfactory DBS check, carried out by this Trust during the last 3 years, will not be required to undertake a new one. Where staff have not had a check (classification appropriate to the post offered) within the last 3 years, they will be required to undertake and pay for this, as per the arrangements above.

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.

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

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