The post holder will provide leadership in all adult clinical areas undertaking the role of nurse in charge on a regular basis. This will include deputizing for the shift manager and providing specialist emergency nursing advice to co-workers and juniors working throughout the department. The role is a development role working towards shift manager and incorporatingworkforce, governance, development and resource management.
Main duties of the job
Rewards in kind – Join us, and discover the many rewards of a career in kind.
Our staffs are among the kindest people working in the NHS today. So it’s only right that we reciprocate. Join us and expect extensive support and generous rewards. You give, we give, and everyone benefits. It’s why we call working here ‘careers in kind’.
Kingston Hospital is a high performing and clinically led acute hospital providing healthcare to around 350,000 people in South West London and North West Surrey.
Emergency Medicine is a critical service for us and our Emergency Department is a vital part of the community that cares for around 105,000 patients every year. The service line is growing rapidly and has had a recent investment of over million in a new six bedded Clinical Decisions Unit. In addition, we have expand our Urgent Care services on site into a dedicated facility and also increased capacity in Majors and Resus. The service line has also received an uplift in funding recently which has allowed the creation of these additional posts, to complement the medical and nursing team.
As the Junior Sister / Charge Nurse you will be responsible for the daily operational management and service delivery process within the department along with the line management of a nursing team.
Emergency Care at Kingston Hospital provides a supportive work environment and we are committed to individual staff development.
Kingston Hospital – First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country – close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run several outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.
We employ 3,300+ staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in ‘patient-focused’ care, day surgery and maternity services.
Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits
The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work-life balance. -Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 – Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year. -HPMA Vivup Award for Well Being 2019.
Kingston Hospital NHS Trust has four key values and we want to employ and work with people who share these values and demonstrate behaviours that support them. They are:
– Caring- Safe – Responsible – Value Each Other
24 April 2023
Agenda for change
£38,762 to £45,765 a year pa inclusive of HCAS (15%)
Kingston upon Thames
Please see the attached supporting document and person spec which contains more information about the role
- Ability to recognise life and limb threatening conditions and manage effectively in all areas of the department.
- Application of plaster of Paris for all injuries requiring plaster application in ED
- Minimum – 3 years post registration experience
- Minimum of 2 years recent Accident & Emergency experience at band 5
- NMC level 1
- Mentorship (formally ENB 998)
- Robust understanding of the Quality Indicators and their effect on the department.
- Use of Escalation procedures in relation to supporting and achieving the Quality Indicators.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).