Sister/Charge Nurse

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

Sister/Charge Nurse

Ward 16

Band 6 - £35,392 - £42,618 Per annum (pro rata if part-time)

Hours - Up to 37.5 per week. All MKUH roles will be considered for flexible working

An exciting opportunity has arisen on our Female Respiratory ward. We are seeking to recruit dynamic, motivated and professional Junior sister/charge nurse. You must be keen to learn and will be supported and developed to ensure that you have the skills and competencies to look after our most unwell level 2 patients. You will also be supported to develop your own management style, working alongside the ward manager.

The successful candidate must have good communication and organisational skills. A previous teaching/mentorship course. A background in Respiratory medicine is desirable but not essential. All Band 6 nurses are required to participate in internal rotation to ensure senior leadership over the 24 hour period.

For more information, please contact Laki Yassin, Sister

Email: laki.yassin@mkuh.nhs.uk

Previous applicants that have applied in the last 3 months need not apply

Interview Date: w/c 29th July 2024

Main duties of the job

To provide effective, professional and managerial leadership to staff.

  • To provide and maintain a high standard of nursing care.
  • To supervise and develop the knowledge and skills of junior staff.
  • To initiate/facilitate developments in nursing practice in partnership with the ward manager.
  • To be the ward representative when the ward manager is unavailable.

About us

MKUH staff scored highest for 'I look forward to coming to work' (NHS Staff Survey 2023).

You can expect a warm welcome at Milton Keynes University Hospital, our staff are friendly and welcoming. We listen to each other and work together to embed our Trusts values and behaviours. At MKUH we appreciate our staff and reward them with an outstanding benefits package including:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Great flexible workingopportunities
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Lease car scheme
  • Generous annual leave and pension scheme
  • On site nursery (chargeable)
  • Extensive staff health and well-being programme

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, in partnership with the University of Buckingham, is a University Teaching Hospital; we conduct research and teaching on site to improve the care of our patients. The hospital is undergoing significant investment, and we are proud to be rated good by the CQC. Visit our website to catch up on our latest news.

Date posted

24 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year Per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

430-MED1512A-A

Job locations

Ward 16 (Dept)

Milton Keynes

MK6 5LD


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate care, incorporating the standards and philosophy of the ward.
  • To maintain accurate and comprehensive records of patient care.
  • To demonstrate a professional approach to leadership and management of staff

  • To provide clinical support and advice to junior members of staff
  • To be responsible, in the absence of the ward manager, for total management.
  • To participate in the recruitment and selection of staff for ward 16

Please refer to Job Description for further details

MKUH is committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and as such we offer a range of flexible working practices. We promote an inclusive workforce and encourage applications from applicants from all backgrounds.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

MKUH uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of documents; all prospective employees of MKUH will have their original documents verified using this technology.

By applying for this role, you accept if successful, that information from your application will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) system. Your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which aims at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.

Upon commencing employment with the Trust, all employees (except Medical & Dental Staff on national terms and conditions) are subject to a probationary period lasting a period of six months with an option to extend for a further six months to a total of 12 months.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate care, incorporating the standards and philosophy of the ward.
  • To maintain accurate and comprehensive records of patient care.
  • To demonstrate a professional approach to leadership and management of staff

  • To provide clinical support and advice to junior members of staff
  • To be responsible, in the absence of the ward manager, for total management.
  • To participate in the recruitment and selection of staff for ward 16

Please refer to Job Description for further details

MKUH is committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and as such we offer a range of flexible working practices. We promote an inclusive workforce and encourage applications from applicants from all backgrounds.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

MKUH uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of documents; all prospective employees of MKUH will have their original documents verified using this technology.

By applying for this role, you accept if successful, that information from your application will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) system. Your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which aims at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.

Upon commencing employment with the Trust, all employees (except Medical & Dental Staff on national terms and conditions) are subject to a probationary period lasting a period of six months with an option to extend for a further six months to a total of 12 months.

Person Specification

Qualifications and knowledge

Essential

  • RGN
  • Mentorship and Support Course or equivalent

Desirable

  • Degree
  • Management/leadership course

Experience

Essential

  • Relevant post registration experience
  • Mentorship of student nurses
  • Evidence of management and leadership

Desirable

  • Experience in change management
  • Evidence of staff development

Skills

Essential

  • Venipuncture/Cannulation
  • Administration of IV drugs
  • Diplomacy and negotiation skills
  • Teaching and presentation skills
  • IT skills

Desirable

  • Research skills
  • Resource Management

Personal and people development

Essential

  • Experience in managing people
  • Appraisal training

Desirable

  • First Line Management course or equivalent

Communication

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate effective communication

Desirable

  • Breaking Bad news course

Specific requirements

Essential

  • Able to perform the duties of the post with reasonable aids and adaptations
Person Specification

Qualifications and knowledge

Essential

  • RGN
  • Mentorship and Support Course or equivalent

Desirable

  • Degree
  • Management/leadership course

Experience

Essential

  • Relevant post registration experience
  • Mentorship of student nurses
  • Evidence of management and leadership

Desirable

  • Experience in change management
  • Evidence of staff development

Skills

Essential

  • Venipuncture/Cannulation
  • Administration of IV drugs
  • Diplomacy and negotiation skills
  • Teaching and presentation skills
  • IT skills

Desirable

  • Research skills
  • Resource Management

Personal and people development

Essential

  • Experience in managing people
  • Appraisal training

Desirable

  • First Line Management course or equivalent

Communication

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate effective communication

Desirable

  • Breaking Bad news course

Specific requirements

Essential

  • Able to perform the duties of the post with reasonable aids and adaptations

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Ward 16 (Dept)

Milton Keynes

MK6 5LD


Employer's website

https://www.mkuh.nhs.uk/working-at-mkuh (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Ward 16 (Dept)

Milton Keynes

MK6 5LD


Employer's website

https://www.mkuh.nhs.uk/working-at-mkuh (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Sister

Laki Yassin

laki.yassin@mkuh.nhs.uk

Date posted

24 June 2024

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 6

Salary

£35,392 to £42,618 a year Per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

430-MED1512A-A

Job locations

Ward 16 (Dept)

Milton Keynes

MK6 5LD


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