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Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse - Older Person's Unit

London, Greater London, England
£ 36481 - 44044 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
14 Aug 2019
13 Sep 2019

Job Description

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.

Department of Ageing and Health currently have nursing opportunitiy for deputy ward sister/ charge nurse to join Anne ward in Older Person's Unit (OPU). This is an exciting opportunity to work within a renowned and innovative multi-disciplinary team at one of the UK's leading teaching Hospitals in the heart of London. All the staff on this ward is committed to transforming care of the older person and pride themselves on delivering high quality, expert care in a safe and nurturing environment.
With a strong emphasis on maintaining independence where possible care is directed to community teams but when this is not an option, OPU provides patient centred acute care and rehabilitation with a multidisciplinary approach.
Anne ward in the Unit is a 28-bedded ward providing acute care to frail older people from admission to discharge. Successful candidates will work alongside Ward Sister to deliver ward's vision, embed caring and compassionate care to patients, drive the OPU standard and improve overall patients and family experience. You will be a visible team leader working alongside the management team to provide staff development to ensure excellence is achieved through good communication & multidisciplinary team working. You must be able to demonstrate the ability to confidently manage and provide strong leadership, operationally managing the nursing team and deputising for the ward manager. This could be the post that really shapes your nursing career this year.
When joining our team, you will also open the door to career progression and will be able to enrol in our brand new Acute Medicine and Older Persons Academy. This Academy has been established to support the whole nursing team. The aim of the academy is to ensure that you have all the knowledge and skills you need to care for our patients. It will support you through your career, from senior staff nurse, to sister, research nurse, specialist nurse, matron and beyond.
If you are looking to embark on or continue to build on a career in this growing and evolving speciality then please apply now.
Closing date: 27th August 2019
Interview date: 4th September 2019
For further details / informal visits contact:
Jenica McCrossan- Ward Sister
Applyext. 86244

Ref: NM6302

Guy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust - 63 jobs
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