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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse


Main area
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Scarborough General Hospital
£28,050-£36,644 per annum
22/10/2018 23:59
Interview date

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Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


We are currently seeking an enthusiastic nurse to join our team at Band 6.

This 20 bedded unit with 5 CCU beds and 15 cardiac medical beds, with an extensive telemetry service, accepts patients with a variety of cardiac conditions including acute coronary syndromes, arrhythmias and heart failure. Non-invasive ventilation (CPAP) for heart failure is performed on the unit.

This job involves coordinating & contributing to care on the CCU (deputising for the senior sister), maintaining high standards & supporting junior staff as needed and following protocols and procedures, In addition you will be expected to support the ward sister with service, staff & resource management. The job involves internal rotation to night duty, and the service covers weekends & Bank holidays.

You should have a keen interest in nursing cardiology patients in an acute unit. A strong interest and commitment to learn and provide teaching within cardiology are essential.

It is essential that you will have at least 2 years acute nursing experience within an NHS hospital, as transferable skills such as Venepuncture & cannulation, the administration of IV drugs, a resuscitation qualification, and advanced ECG recognition are desirable.




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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

To find out more, or organise an informal visit, please contact:

Senior Sister Vicky Carter





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