Sister/Charge Nurse - Trauma and Orthopaedic
Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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We are looking to recruit a Permanent Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse to join our friendly team on Ward D8 at Cambridge University Hospitals.
We are looking for someone who is motivated and experienced. Previous orthopaedic experience is ideal together with sound and proven leadership skills.
Main duties of the job
To deputise for the Ward Manager in her absence across the full range of management responsibilities, including bed management and staff management.
To assist the Senior Ward Manager with the recruitment, selection and interviewing of staff.
To be responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision.
To assist in the setting and implementation of objectives and appraisal of trained staff, learners and professional care workers and to provide a caring working environment in which staff can maximise their potential and develop skills in clinical practice, teaching and ward management.
To act as a role model and promote effective teamwork across the service to meet the needs of the patients.
To co-ordinate the delivery of safe and effective nursing care within the unit at night, on an internal rotation system. Carrying out the responsibilities and duties of the unit bleep and 794 (fire bleep).
To facilitate training and professional development for all grades of nursing staff.
Come Nurse with us...
Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.
You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practice your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellentsupport the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.
CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.
Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.
A welcome subsidy of £1000 is available to all Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses, Midwives, ODPs and Radiographers taking up substantive employment with the Trust.
Closing date is midnight on 3 December 2023
Interviews are due to be held on 12 December 2023
Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?
- Our values and reputation for outstanding care
- Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
- Career and development opportunities
- Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
- Research experience and opportunities
- Lovely location and quality of life
- Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)
Benefits to you
We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.
Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.
We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).