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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/12/2019.

Sister / Charge Nurse - Band 6

Job Reference: 318-19-R4437GF

Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Dept
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Join us at an exciting time for Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust! We have recently been awarded an improved CQC rating of Good and are proud of what we’ve achieved. We have an ambitious plan for our journey to Outstanding and are looking for aspirational, committed individuals to join us, making a real difference to both staff and patients.

As a former winner of England for excellence award: Tourism destination of the year, the beautiful city of Gloucester and the scenic regency spa town of Cheltenham are fantastic places to work and live.

As a hospital Trust we are currently involved in over 100 clinical trials and studies, whilst also providing acute elective and specialist services to a population of over 620,000.

By joining Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust new colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities and support.

Are you an experienced ED nurse looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to be part of a friendly, vibrant team within a dynamic Emergency Department/Minor Injury unit in Cheltenham? We currently have temporary Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse opportunity (1 year).

Working within Gloucestershire Hospital’s Trust you will join one of the most improved Trusts this year as we continue to develop patient led services, and nursing roles that reflect the changes in Emergency Healthcare. Join us on our continuing journey to outstanding #J20

To help you do this you will be supported by a large multidisciplinary team which includes a team of 3 Senior Sister’s, a Matron and a practice development team.

We are looking for highly motivated emergency department nurses who possess both a strong clinical knowledge base and relevant skills set. To work with us you will need to demonstrate a kind and compassionate attitude. You will be flexible, enthusiastic and passionate about emergency care and have a commitment to improving service delivery and able to sustain new ways of working and develop nursing practice.

To come and join us and be part of our team, you will have a minimum of 4 years Emergency Care/ Acute nursing, a detailed understanding of recent developments in emergency care and be able to translate and implement this into quality nursing.

To arrange an informal visit or discuss this job please contact

Sara Lees, Matron, Unscheduled Care CGH on 0300 422 2222 and ask for Bleep 3211

Becca Shaw/Caroline Procter/Kathy Agg Senior Sister’s Emergency Department 0300 422 3891

Please note that this vacancy may close as soon as sufficient applications have been received, so please apply as soon as possible if you are interested. The Recruitment Team are unable to accept any applications after the position has closed on NHS Jobs.

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If applicable for the post, all successful candidates will be required to pay for their own Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The cost will be £32 (standard checks) or £50 (enhanced checks), and will be recovered through two instalments from the candidate's salary. Please contact for further information.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance. As part of the organisation's commitment to Safer Recruitment, candidates may request copies of relevant policies and procedures by contacting the Recruitment Team at

Committed to supporting service personnel

As part of our commitment to support Service Personnel, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, in collaboration with the Career Transition Partnership, offer a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for all qualifying Service and Ex-Service Personnel. To qualify for a guaranteed interview, candidates must meet the essential criteria for the post and be either a current member of the Armed Forces, or be within the two year period of resettlement. If this applies to you please email the job reference number and your AR number to the Recruitment Team at

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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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