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Senior Sister/Charge Nurse

Band 7

Main area
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Scarborough Hospital
£37,570-£43,722 per annum
26/03/2019 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.


Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen in General Medicine at Scarborough Hospital for a Band 7 Senior Sister / Charge Nurse on Chestnut ward, a 28 bedded acute gastroenterology ward.

We are looking for an exceptional Band 7 Nurse who has a passion for Gastroenterology and is looking to lead, inspire and motivate a dedicated team. We are looking for a nurse with at least 18 months post registration experience at band 6 or equivalent in an acute environment. As a Senior Sister / Charge Nurse you will have excellent leadership skills, and will embrace the challenge of working in a highly demanding and diverse environment and actively support the nursing team to ensure high standards of care are delivered. We are looking for someone who is capable of lateral thinking and will work in an innovative manner with the resources available.

We will offer a wide range of experiences as part of your development and journey as a Band 7 Senior Sister / Charge Nurse. We offer the opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills further and offer you support to truly take ownership of your role. We will be committed to ensuring you reach your personal and professional objectives.

As a Band 7 Senior Sister / Charge Nurse you will develop and maintain the standards of high quality care and support your team in achieving these, you will also play a big role in the day to day running of the ward.

The role of Senior Sister/ Charge Nurse will require effective communication skills at all levels, whether it be coordinating complex discharges with your discharge liaison team, liaising with a patient and their relatives in a time of need, or disseminating learning to your ward team.

You will be supported by a highly visible Matron, and with their support you will lead, inspire and motivate your nursing team who will demonstrate our trust values and act as role models on a daily basis.

The interviews will take place on the afternoon of the 11th April 2019

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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

Carol Halton

Matron for Medicine

Tel: 07768840025

email carol.halton@york,





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