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Senior Sister/Senior Charge Nurse

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Recruiter
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
Posted
06 January 2014
Closes
19 January 2014
Location
Southampton, Hampshire
Sector
Job Type
Salary
Band 7, £30,764 – £40,558 per annum

Further information

 
We are looking for dynamic and innovative individuals that have an established track record of excellence in Critical Care who can make a productive contribution to our critical care provision for patients. The successful candidate will be required to lead a large intensive care nursing team and be able to demonstrate well-developed communication and people management skills.       

University Hospital Southampton General Intensive Care Unit is renowned for its local and national contribution to Critical Care. We consistently deliver high standards of clinical care and this is reflected in our performance metrics and in feedback from our patient and relative experiences. We are very proud of the consistent high standards that we achieve and are now looking to recruit to our senior nursing team at band 7 level in order to continue to maintain these standards. We are looking for dynamic and innovative individuals that have an established track record of excellence in Critical Care who can make a productive contribution to our critical care provision for patients. The successful candidate will be required to lead a large intensive care nursing team and be able to demonstrate well-developed communication and people management skills.  

The General Intensive Care is currently a 21-bed facility including the trauma centre, which is about to expand by a further 4 (level 3) beds. In addition, we also have a Surgical High Dependency Unit with 8 beds.  Our Education team, in collaboration with the Wessex Leadership Academy, provide structured support to all staff with development programmes that are well established.

The unit offers the opportunity to actively participate in Critical Care issues at Trust, National and at an International level. With a varied and complex case mix, a commitment to developing nursing and our workforce in a visionary manner makes this an excellent place to advance your career within a well-established Critical Care Unit. The General Intensive Care Unit has an active research programme which is supported by dedicated nursing research team.

Shortlisted candidates will need to be prepared to demonstrate their on going professional development via a professional portfolio. Those shortlisted will be invited to give a 10 minute peer reviewed presentation followed by a formal interview in the afternoon.

Successful candidates may be eligible for a relocation allowance of £500. 

Closing date: 19th January 2014.
Interview date 31st January 2014.
     

University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust