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Job summary

Main area
Acute Medicine
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Job share
37.5 hours per week (7am-1930 - 7 days a week)
Job ref
236-SCO-NM867-22
Employer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Salford Care Organisation
Town
Salford
Salary
£33,706 - £40,588 pro rata
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
05/10/2022 23:59

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Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Sister/ Charge Nurse SDEC

Band 6

Job overview

An exciting opportunity  has arisen for a Qualified Nurse with relevant experience to join  our multi-disciplinary team  as Sister/Charge Nurse  for Our new Same Day Emergency Care Unit (SDEC)

You must be able to motivate, support and actively encourage  staff to achieve high standards, and possess excellent communication skills to ensure that the aims of the SDEC are fully met to benefit our patients.

The philosophy of the Emergency Village is to provide urgent care to patients of all ages presenting with acute and chronic conditions, supported by specialist ‘in reach’ teams to deliver the most appropriate patient care pathway. You will be required to work collaboratively with the existing multi-disciplinary  teams to provide emergency care and management to ensure the best possible outcome for all patients. 

If you have the passion and drive to join our well established Nursing team then please apply. In return we will support you in your journey to develop and grow

Main duties of the job

You will need to ensure that as well as providing clinical leadership, responsibility for direct staff management and the running of SDEC, you will also be working to tight deadlines to ensure the Patients are assessed, diagnosed and start treatment on the same day, improving patient experience and reducing hospital admissions as well as avoiding unplanned and longer than necessary stays in hospitals, resulting in lower risk of infections and de-conditioning for patients

 A large part of the role involves the patient flow through the emergency village, therefore close collaboration with the bed management team, Emergency Department and EAU  will be required and a good working knowledge of the patient flow system is also required.

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Working for our organisation

Salford Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organizations in the country.  A place with an outstanding reputation. Salford is the place which is taking bold, pioneering steps towards delivering a world class, fully integrated care system for adults. Twice rated Outstanding by the CQC, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for delivering a range of community and primary care services and specialist services to Greater Manchester

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The role is pressured at times, you will need to be proactive, self-directed and have self-awareness as well as working collaboratively with a wider multi disciplinary teams.

You will have clear aims for the SDEC Unit’s ongoing development and be able to achieve goals set. Firm evidence of how you as a leader have made a positive impact to your  team dynamics and are able to  evidence how your role has  improved clinical effectiveness..

You must be able to motivate staff to achieve high standards and possess excellent communication skills as components to achieve Trust goals.

Suitably experienced applicants are welcomed from all nursing specialities.

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, sexual preference, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk 

Person specification

Registration

Essential criteria
  • NMC
Desirable criteria
  • At least 2 years post qualifed

Qualification

Essential criteria
  • Degree

Leadership

Essential criteria
  • minimum 1 year leadership experience

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Disability confident employerCare quality commission - OutstandingWorkplace Wellbeing Charter LogoDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - Silver

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Amanda Farrington
Job title
EAU Nursing Support Manager
Email address
amanda.farrington@srft.nhs.uk
Telephone number
0161 206 2814
Additional information

Lisa Coleby

EAU Lead Nurse 

Telephone Number 

0161 206 2821

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