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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/10/2019.

Senior Sister Paediatric A&E

Job Reference: 347-1981931

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Paediatric A&E
Ormskirk, Ormskirk
£37,570 - £43,772

Working at Southport and Ormskirk means joining a team of 3,000 staff and professionals who local people look to keep them well and support their well-being.

We’re a friendly bunch who’ll give you the opportunities to grow your skills and make an impact that gets noticed.

We have a new and dynamic leadership team that’s starting to shape how we’ll care for patients in the years ahead. It’s an exciting time we want people like you to be part of.

So, whether you’re starting out, settling down or simply looking for the next step in your career, there’s a role for you at Southport and Ormskirk.

Senior Sister

Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Paediatric A&E


37.5 Hours

£37,570 - £43,772

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Sister/Charge nurse to join the Paediatric Accident & Emergency Department team (A&E) at Ormskirk Hospital.

As the successful applicant, as well as having A&E experience, you will have good written and verbal communication skills along with knowledge of IT systems. You will also be required to manage the department on a day to day basis. You should therefore have excellent leadership skills, the ability to organise and use your initiative and be able to solve problems and contribute new ideas within a multi-disciplinary team.

A&E experience is essential and evidence of continual professional development is required together with management experience relevant to the post.

Your core values as a role model will be compassionate excellent nursing care with the ability to lead and listen and respond positively to feedback from patients, families and staff.

You should be passionate about leading in a way that challenges staff and inspires then to give their best every day to support a positive and supportive culture that brings out the best in everyone.


Advertising Date: 12th September, 2019

Closing Date: 1st October, 2019

Proposed Interview Date: 16th October, 2019


For further details / informal visits contact:

Shirley Coward Paediatric / Neonatal Matron

or Linda Connolly Paediatric / Neonatal Assistant Matron

on 01695 656287 or via switchboard Ascom 3793

Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier that stated, should a sufficient number of applications be recieved, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience


Please apply online and expect all future correspondence relating to your application via email. This includes Invitation to Interview. We do not pay interview expenses.

Should your application be successful we will require a reference/references covering a minimum period of three years from your current/most recent employer. Wherever possible provide an email address for your referees.

If you are shortlisted we are required to check your documents to establish both your identity and your right to work in this country at interview. We require at least one item of photographic documentation.

Non-EEA candidates will need immigration sponsorship. You can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post.

You must complete a Declaration of Fitness to Practice form if the post requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) assessment, and return it prior to interview. Trust policy is to charge successful applicants for DBS fees.

In submitting an application, you authorise the Trust to confirm any previous NHS service via the ESR IAT process or paper staff transfer form, should you be appointed.

We reserve the right to close the job early should we receive a high volume of applications.

We are unable to respond to all applicants. If you are selected for interview you will be advised within maximum of four weeks.

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.

UK Registration

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

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