Sister / Charge Nurse in Critical Care
East Cheshire NHS Trust
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Our busy Critical Care Unit is located in the famous silk town of Macclesfield which is situated within the beautiful surrounding countryside of the Peak District National Park in Cheshire, and within easy reach of Manchester, Liverpool and Staffordshire. The Unit is based in our 280 bedded District General Hospital.
Our fantastic team, during a global pandemic, were able to achieve Team of the Month, which isrecognition from our colleagues and Executives throughout the trust that demonstrates our one team approach and commitment to patients and colleagues.
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our critical care dedicated workforce. We are a dynamic and progressive department that places patient centered care at the core of it ethos.
Secondment, fixed term and flexible working contracts are all options that you may wish to explore and all will be considered for the right candidate
Main duties of the job
As an expert Critical Care Nurse with the appropriate skills to effectively manage the Critical Care Unit on a daily basis, you will also be responsible for the assessing, planning, implementing, delivering and evaluating, skilled practical patient cantered care to the critically ill patients and their families.
As a committed and motivated individual who wishes to develop their career within Critical Care, you will be encouraged to pursue your educational needs that will be guided by our Practice Educator and supported by an individualised development pathway. This bespoke package will include the opportunity to achieve leadership skills in order to further develop your skills and knowledge.
Whether you are just starting out in your career or are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, East Cheshire NHS Trust is the right employer for you. An organisation with a real sense of community we actively support and develop our staff to ensure our patients receive the best quality care, delivering the right care first time, every time.
COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. We will be checking the vaccination status of all new starters so that we can manage individual and environmental risks, and so that we can support those who may be undecided about vaccination. If you are unvaccinated there is helpful advice and information at https://www.eastcheshirehrdirect.nhs.uk .
Please be aware that this post requires an Enhanced with Barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, the cost of which is payable by the successful candidate. If you have lived or worked abroad for 6 months or more in the last 5 years you will need to obtain an overseas police clearance. Further information can be found on the additional information links at the bottom of the advert.
Please read the attached Applicant Pack prior to completing your application form to find out more information.
Please download a copy of the Job Description and Person Specification located under the Supporting documents heading to read more about the advertised role.
As part of making your application we encourage you to review the Trusts Careers webpage www.careersateastcheshire.nhs.uk for more information about working for East Cheshire NHS Trust.
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender, sexual orientation, race or religion. The Trust is a Disability Confident Leader and as such, applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification).
Applicants are advised to apply early as we reserve the right to close the advert prior to the advertised closing date should we receive a large number of applications.
We look forward to receiving your application.
Qualifications and Experience
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.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).