Sister / Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Acute surgical admissions ward
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Southampton General Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 pa
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We are pleased to provide this opportunity for you to apply for this exciting Band 6 Sister/Charge nurse role working in the 30 Bedded Acute Surgical Admissions Ward here within the Surgical Care Group at Southampton University Hospitals (NHS) Trust.

We are keen to support, invest and challenge you and have in place a Career Development Pathway which includes Surgical Study Days and Bespoke Work Based Learning for Surgical Nursing which we offer at MSC level, in addition you will be offered opportunities to develop both clinically and professionally within our supportive environment.

The successful post holder will be supporting the Multi Professional Ward Team in evolving acute surgical admission pathways of patient care for this developing service. We embrace innovative thinking here within the surgery care group and we are looking for motivated, enthusiastic individuals, who are also keen team players. Our philosophy is one of delivering and being part of a proud and professional workforce, striving for excellence in customer care, staff satisfaction and patient experience.

Candidates should be energetic and forward thinking, have the ability to manage a team and demonstrate sound, innovative leadership styles and skills in an evolving environment. Excellent communication, decision-making and motivation skills are key qualities and attributes to possess in conjunction with compassion and determined commitment. You will need to demonstrate continuing professional development and a strong commitment to developing others and have an understanding of how to improve and provide safe, quality care for patients and their relatives.

If you are dedicated to improving the patient experience and committed to providing a professional positive working environment for staff then this ward will give you great job satisfaction whilst also challenging and develop your skills.

Informal visits are strongly encouraged.

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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

Matron Tracy Richards.
023 8120 6967

Ward Manager Dannie Stopher. Acute Surgical Admissions Ward
023 8120 8815 / 8813

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