We are looking for two (one permanent and one secondment) exceptional Band 6 Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse to join our Rehabilitation Team on North Ward and East Ward at Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital in Hinckley.
The role of the Deputy Sister / Charge Nurse is pivotal within the team, and we are looking for someone who has strong leadership skills, a proactive approach to problem solving, a can-do attitude, and the ability to respond quickly to challenges.
The successful candidate will demonstrate they possess the same core values as our organisation, Compassion, Respect, Trust, and Integrity in all aspects of their work. You will be expected to provide clinical, managerial, and educational leadership to a team of registered and unregistered nursing staff and take an active lead in, or facilitate, the development of ward initiatives to improve the provision of care.
We are seeking nurses with a vision to be part of a multidisciplinary team providing exceptional rehabilitation and end of life care. The successful applicant would have the opportunity to work closely with the MDT and also be involved in clinical audit to help us drive standards of care and develop services.
Main duties of the job
The post holder, in the absence of the Ward Sister, will take responsibility for the management of the ward; ensuring the smooth day to day running of the ward and ensuring the wards systems and standards are maintained.
You will need to have:
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- A positive attitude
- An organised methodical approach
- Ability to be flexible
- Ability to use your own initiative and also work within an integrated team
- A desire to provide excellent quality individualised and holistic care to patients and families.
- We offer training and personal development within the ward and at our Learning and Development Centre to ensure you have the knowledge and skills to meet patient needs and complete your revalidation CPD requirements.
The hospital site is easily commutable from Leicester, Nuneaton, Coventry, Lutterworth and Coalville and there is free parking.
Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1 million people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.
Here at LPT, our values are Compassion, Respect, Integrity and Trust, which we keep at the heart of everything we do.
We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our community. We actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups.
Details of our benefits, leadership behaviours and other important information are contained in the attached document titled Information for Applicants.
We will consider requests to work alternative hours or varied working patterns in line with our flexible working policy. We can clarify this at interview.
For all substantive roles, new staff (excluding medical staff) are appointed subject to a 6-month probationary period (see Probation Policy).
All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.
For all jobs the cost of any DBS disclosure required will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary once started.
Applicants at risk within the local NHS who meet essential criteria will have preference for interview.
17 February 2023
Agenda for change
£33,706 to £40,588 a year
Hinckley and Bosworth community hospital
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- Post registration experience as a nurse in rehabilitation, or has transferrable skills
- Experience of supervising junior staff, students and/or health care assistants
- Can demonstrate motivation and commitment to providing high quality, patient centred care.
- Registered Nurse level 1 degree or equivalent
- Registration with the NMC
- Evidence of continuing professional development in the last 12 months
- Leadership or management qualification.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).