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Acute Medicine
Band 6
Full Time - 37.5 hrs per week
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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Employer type
Queens Medical Centre
£26,302 - £35,225 per annum
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Deputy Sister / Charge Nurse

Band 6

The Level 1 unit consists of 12 centrally monitored beds providing care for acutely unwell medical patients with complex needs from ED and the medical assessment areas.

Patients are admitted with a wide variety of acute medical conditions including: gastrointestinal disorders, cardiac disorders, respiratory problems, neurological disorders, DKA, sepsis and many more.

The unit provides a registered nurse to patient ratio of 1:4 with a Band 6 coordinator and 24 hour medical cover.

We are looking for an experienced, motivated nurse to join our team as a permanent Band 6 Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse to join our established team

Duties will include:

- Coordination of the Unit in close liaison with medical and bed management
- Support of staff, patients and carers on the Unit
- Management of a small team of staff including performing appraisals,
sickness monitoring, performance management and roster management
- Involvement in teaching and the professional development of junior staff and student nurses
- Taking on full Ward Manager duties in their absence
- Ensuring excellent standards of care are maintained at all times

The ideal candidate should:

- Have post registration experience in an acute setting, including experience of caring for the acutely unwell patient
- Demonstrate excellent communication and leadership skills
- Be an effective role model and provide regular excellent clinical care

If you are interested in this opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sister Jo-Anne Harvey ext. 66079

If you have problems applying, contact

0115 9691169 extension 76460