Junior Sister/Charge Nurse
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within Ward 1 & 2 Emergency Admission Unit (EAU) at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Gateshead, housed within a state-of-the-art Emergency Care Centre (ECC) which was purpose built in 2015. The ECC has brought cutting edge healthcare to Gateshead, where we pride ourselves on innovative ways of providing emergency care to patients.
This vacancy is part of our 'refer a friend' scheme, this means if a friend who currently works for us has told you about this vacancy you could both receive a cash payment. The full scheme details are included with the additional documents for this role.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for experienced registered nurses who are passionate about providing excellent patient care within a vibrant and motivated teamand able to demonstrate strong leadership and managerial skills. This is a challenging fast-paced working environment, caring for a diverse patient group, which will enable you tofurther develop yourclinical knowledge and skill set. Furthermore, interested individuals must possess excellentcommunication and interpersonal skills, be organised, hardworking, and have avision forthe continuing development of the service and the skills, enthusiasm and drive to undertake this exciting and challenging role. You will be expected to work both day and night shift, coordinating a 48 bedded unit.
The people in this area are known for being friendly and there is a strong sense of regional identity.
Gateshead Quays has the most contemporary and stylish cultural and leisure attractions to be found along the Tyne. Next to theworld famousTyne Bridgethere's the stunningMillennium Bridge, theBaltic Centre for Contemporary Artand of course the fabulous Sir Norman Foster building, TheSageGatesheadanew home for music both national and international.
More than £250 million has been invested over recent years in major new cultural and leisure facilities along theriver bank. Gateshead is a pleasant combination of urban development in the east and rural land to the west. Some of the best coast and countryside in the country are all easily accessible from Gateshead. The area is well served with public transport, and airandferrylinks to mainland Europeare both about seven miles away.
And of course, Gateshead is home to AnthonyGormleysworld famous multi-award winningsculpture, theAngel of the North. This major landmark at the entrance to Gateshead isBritain'slargest sculpture and is seen by more than 33 million people every year.
- Have the lead role for the development of clinical/educational practice in the ward environment
- Support the Band 7 in day to day management of the unit.
- To assist the Band 7 in the ongoing financial management of the ward.
- To assist the Band 7 in the recruitment and selection of staff.
- To be responsible in the setting and maintaining of high standards of patient care.
- Support the development of education and training within the unit.
2 years experience at band 5
Certificate of Sponsorship
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