Do you have a passion for working within a paediatric setting? Would you like to work in a challenging environment? We are looking to recruit 2 Band 6 Charge Nurse/Sister. The 2 posts are permanent on 36 hours per week, however we will consider part time hours or full time.
The post will require you to work a mix of shifts. The busy Children’s Ward has an identified Paediatric Assessment Unit, High Dependency Area, Young Person’s Area and a Dedicated Day Case Ward. We can offer a range of training opportunities. We require someone who is adaptable to work in all areas of the ward and who is a real team player. The successful candidate will have recent experience of working within an acute setting.
The post holder will be designated to take charge of the Ward regularly, being responsible for the management of the ward during the shift, including the organisation of the ward activities and the management of staff and resources.
The post holder will have direct involvement in the delivery of a high standard of care to the patient and their relatives.
The post holder will be responsible for identifying and writing of guidelines, policies and standards relating to children/young people in line with Government and Trust directives and monitoring standards through audit and evaluation.
The post holder will participate in the education and training of nursing students and will act as a role model to junior staff and other team members.
The post holder will have recent experience of working within an acute setting.
At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of “excellent health care, improved health for all”. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.
We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust recognises the values and transferable skills that the Armed Forces community bring and recognise their compatibility with NHS roles.
We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.
Please refer to the attached job description for the full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
Louise Garratt Lead Nurse Paediatrics
01384 456111 ext 2274
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