Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

We are looking for a two highly motivated junior sisters who have a strong clinical knowledge base to manage Foster Clark our Winter Escalation Ward.

You will be working closely with all members of the multi-disciplinary team, offering support to families which is key in ensuring the best possible care is given to the patients on this ward. Could this be you?

This post requires motivation, enthusiasm, excellent communication skills and demonstration of evidence based clinical practice. You should also be a qualified mentor with recognised mentor qualifications and a proven history of providing supervision to junior staff, be motivated and enthusiastic about your own professional development and open to undertaking further academic qualifications. You must be flexible, approachable, compassionate, motivated, hardworking and be able to use your own initiative whilst also having the ability to work under pressure.

You must possess excellent leadership, organisational and communication skill. You must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate and sustain new and innovative ways of working which facilitate developments in nursing practice as well as being self-motivated and committed to improving service delivery with a flexible approach to the needs of the service. We expect you to be dedicated with a positive attitude and ability to provide patients an excellent service.

You will receive support in your new role and will be encouraged in further development. You will gain experience in directly leading and managing staff with clear guidelines and goals. We offer a supportive, exciting and challenging work environment and we are committed to the training and development of our staff. We are keen to develop suitable candidates in their role.

This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week. We welcome you to contact us to arrange an informal visit to the ward.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

We are passionate in supporting our staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression. We take equality and diversity seriously and seek to empower all diverse groups within our trust. We seek to develop a culture where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We are committed to ensuring that women are empowered to work at all levels of management and that working patterns are as flexible as possible giving all members of staff opportunity to flourish in using their skills for our patients. We work across our trust to enable those who consider themselves to have a disability both visible and invisible to have access to all they need to thrive in their work environment. We work with Stonewall to embed an inclusive and accepting culture for all lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender staff. We have 78 nationalities working in our trust and we are proud of this. We are active in embracing the ethnic and cultural diversity in our trust. We work to empower people with any protected characteristic to have opportunities to work in an environment that helps them to contribute to the best of their ability, recognising and valuing the unique contributions each of us brings for best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to supporting the delivery of the Equality Act with zero tolerance for any discrimination, harassment or victimisation of applicants and staff with these protected characteristics.

Closing Date: Sunday 1st November 2020

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameFay JohnstoneJob titleMedical MatronEmail addressfay.johnstone1@nhs.netTelephone number/

Reference: 41270263

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