Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse - Surgical Specialities

Gillingham, Kent, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
13 Nov 2019
12 Dec 2019

Job Description

Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse
Directorate: Planned Care
Division: Surgical Specialities
Band: 6
Salary: £30,401 - £37,267 per annum/pro rata
Interview date: Thursday 23rd January 2020
Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved.
With strong leadership the day to day experience for our teams is a great one, staff are valued, excellent quality care is provided and the passion for continuous improvement is high.
Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious and dynamic environment; our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families. Our excellent benefits package includes onsite childcare facilities, various salary sacrifice schemes and a generous annual leave entitlement.
Flexible working opportunities within the Trust are on the rise, giving employees flexibility on where, when and the hours they work. Timewise Power 50 awards celebrate the achievements of senior business leaders who work part-time, at Medway NHS Foundation Trust we are proud that one of our very own consultant anaesthetists was recognised as Power Part-Timers 2019.
As an employee at Medway NHS Foundation Trust you will be encouraged and empowered to be yourself at your very best through our 'You Are The Difference' programme. Our departments across the Trust will give you the opportunity to utilise and enhance your talents to assist us in the development of shaping the future of Medway NHS Foundation Trust.
We are recruiting for a Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.
The successful post holder will be responsible for the day to day management of the clinical area, delegating duties and care appropriately, whilst maintaining overall responsibility.
As a Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse you will ensure that you will provide strong clinical leadership skills; supporting, energising, inspiring and empowering others in pursuit of a shared vision to ensure the effective management of the ward/department.
The Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse will work in partnership with the Senior Sister / Senior Charge Nurse in the establishment of an efficient working environment, making the most effective and efficient use of staff, supplies and services.
The role will offer opportunities to work in Elective Services, Emergency Surgical Services & Perioperative. The Trust also offers an excellent teaching environment for Student Nurses, therefore as a Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse a mentoring qualification is essential.
As part of our ongoing commitment to professional development we are offering a number of apprenticeships in Leadership and Management, Business Services, Finance, Accounting and HR, Clinical Support Work, Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner alongside our in-house comprehensive clinical pathways.
The Trust has also engaged with the renowned Henley Business School to be able to offer MBA, MA,BA, Executive Education, Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes.
All of our learning programmes will support and encourage all members to be able to apply their learning immediately back into their working life. Our hope is that the education pathways will play a key role in enabling you to challenge the practices of the past and build capability for the future.
Our culture and values are what drives Medway NHS Foundation Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when you are completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.
Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together. We are inspiring and ambitious, respectful and supportive, open and we speak up, we are inclusive and responsible.
To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity to avoid disappointment.

If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date, please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We wish to stress that no discourtesy is intended in following such a procedure, and you should not let this deter you from future applications.

Successful applicants will be notified of interview arrangements via e-

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