Sister/Charge Nurse - Emergency Department

Job ID: 794421
Location: Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, Walsall
Category: Construction
Salary: 26,302 - 35,225 per ann negotiable
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Job Reference: 407-16.504A-A

Employer:Walsall Healthcare NHS TrustDepartment:Accident and EmergencyLocation:Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, WalsallSalary:26,302 - 35,225 per ann

Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust provides integrated acute and community Healthcare in the West Midlands serving a population of 260,000 residents. Walsall Manor Hospital houses the full range of district general hospital services. The 170 million development was completed in 2010 and we are continually upgrading. Construction of the new integrated critical care unit has commenced and is due to be completed 2017, and plans to extend the neonatal unit are underway.
We provide high quality, friendly and effective community health services from multiple sites covering Walsall. Our multidisciplinary services include rapid response and homebased care, so that those with long term conditions and the frail elderly can remain in their own homes.
We are recommended by colleagues as a place to work which is supported by the trusts promises to work as part of a team, be supported to maintain high standards and appreciate every individual. We are committed to investing in our workforce by recruiting to Nursing, Midwifery, Allied Health Professional and HealthCare Science vacancies.

We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans.

Emergency Department Band 6 Team Leader advert

Following Trust Board approval of the Emergency Department Nursing Workforce business case we have an exciting opportunity for the development and recognition of our senior band 5 nurses. We are looking to promote clinically skilled, enthusiastic staff nurses to become team leaders (sister/charge nurses) within the Emergency Department who will support the management of staff and clinical care of patients within each area of the department and provide senior nurse support to the ED nursing shift co-ordinator by taking management responsibility for designate areas of the department during a shift.

We pride ourselves in being a hard working, clinically skilled, friendly and supportive team with a strong commitment to provide high quality care for our patients.
You must demonstrate the ability to motivate staff, have a flexible approach to the changing demands of the service, have high level of clinical skills and demonstrate leadership skills.
We look forward to your application if you can demonstrate the above assets.

For further details / informal visits contact:
For informal discussion please contact Mrs Denise Fraser Matron Emergency Services on
01922 721171 ext 6816 or bleep 8330.

We have already made substantial progress following our CQC visit and this has been recognised by NHS Improvement. We are committed to delivering high quality care in our wards and services and as part of our improvement plans we are recruiting to a number of clinical and non-clinical vacancies across the trust.
** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position.*
References from current and previous employers will be sought and must cover a minimum of 3 years employment. When completing the reference section of your application form, please give the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current/previous line managers that cover this period. Failure to complete this section may result in your application not being processed.
Please review the attached Job description and person specification carefully before applying to ensure that you meet the essential job requirements.

Candidates should be aware that, regardless of country of origin, their ability to communicate in written and spoken English to the standard required to carry out the post, will be assessed during the selection process.

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If a large number of applicants meet the essential criteria then random selection will be applied.

We are committed to operating flexible working practices wherever possible and committed to equal opportunities.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.
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:37.5 Hours Per WeekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:6Staff Group:Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredSpecialty/Function:Accident and Emergency

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Apply for this jobClosing Date:16/08/2017

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