Junior Sister/Charge Nurse

Location Oxford, Oxfordshire, England
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££30,000 - £40,000
Contact name: Jessica Macklin
Contact email: j.macklin@t2healthcare.com
Published: 20 days ago

Are you a Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse looking for a new opportunity?

If so, we are working with one of the UK’s largest healthcare charity based in Oxford, who are actively looking for a Junior Sister/ Charge Nurse, who is eager to take their career to the next level.

The hospital prevents, diagnoses and treats many medical and surgical conditions, offering a range of complex surgeries and services, which in turn requires our nurses to be extremely knowledgeable, skilled and adaptable whilst working alongside leading consultant specialists. Their ongoing mission is to be highly professional and stimulating, yet friendly and collaborative… like that of a large family unit.

Duties:

  • As a Junior Sister or Charge Nurse you will be supporting the Clinical Leader not only in the smooth running of the department through clinical working but also in maintaining quality standards on the ward and in the management.

  • Lead by example as an ambassador for the Nuffield Health expectation of Quality Care.

  • Coordinate the day to day, addressing any typical ward challenges and promoting a positive working environment.

  • Recognise staff talent; nurturing junior members of staff and mentoring them to be the best nurses they can be.

  • Utilise your clinical skills to meet each individual patient’s need and role model this behaviour to others.

  • Act as Team Leader for a number of the staff, participating in the management and development of the team by: undertaking 1-1’s, yearly appraisals, sickness management, roster allocation, training sessions, disciplinary action etc.

  • Participate in clinical governance: implementing actions based on incidents or complaints, undertaking audits and reviews of services provided.

Requirements:

  • Be NMC registered and be a qualified nurse.

  • Ideally have a qualification in teaching and assessment, together with some mentoring experience or a Level 2 or 3 management qualification.

  • Have experience of multi-specialty surgical procedures, plus further professional training and experience. Preferably, a qualification in pre-assessment.

  • Have excellent clinical skills and experience in a mentoring role.

  • Preferably have 2-3 years’ experience as a pre-assessment nurse in a private healthcare setting.

  • Ideally have a pre-assessment qualification.

  • Have experience in directly supervising/line manage a team of nurses.

Benefits:

  • Employer and employee contributory pension scheme

  • They will support you with training opportunities and career development options.

  • Free membership across all of their Fitness & Wellbeing clubs,

  • Life assurance, private healthcare and health-screening.

  • Access to the Perks at work reward platform which gives you access to cashback and discounts with over 30,000 retailers and service providers.

  • Not only this but we also offer a range of lifestyle and financial wellbeing benefits.

The hospital is a 16-minute bus journey from Oxford train station. It is also surrounded by different shops, bars and restaurants.

If this opportunity sounds like it would be the perfect fit for you then please apply.