Junior Sister - #59711

Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Birmingham
Salary: £35,392 - £42,618 per year
Contract type: Full time
An exciting opportunity for a junior sister/charge nurse to work at Birmingham Children's Hospital, one of the UK's largest primary treatment center's for paediatric oncology and haemotology. The successful post holder will be working on our 8 bedded stem cell transplant unit, we transplant a range of malignant and non - malignant conditions.

  • To lead the shift, and to be d esignated to manage the ward in the absence of the Ward Manager/Deputy Ward Manager .
  • To assist with the facilitation of feedback from children and carers.
  • To assist with ensuring that all members of the nursing team comply with Trust policies and procedures
  • To assist with ensuring that all staff adhere to the area child protection committee child protection guidelines and that all staff attend appropriate training sessions.
  • To assist with the monitoring and managing of sickness absence in allocated staff group , in line with Trust policies, reporting all issues regularly to the Ward Manager/Deputy Ward Manager
  • To assist with ensuring that an effective system of off duty planning and to ensure that there is an appropriate skill mix of staff, reporting any issues to the Ward Manager
  • To participate in team/department meetings.
  • To act as a positive role model at all times providing professional and clinical leadership to establish a committed team with a clear purpose and direction.
  • To have a sound knowledge of relevant policies and procedures.
  • Assist with ensuring that Trust policies and procedures are in place and staff are aware of, and adhere to them.
  • Training and development needs, including Mandatory Training, are monitored and attendance recorded.
  • Promote an effective team ethos.
  • Promote equality, diversity and rights, and treat others with dignity and respect ensuring services are developed
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its type in the UK. Our Trust was formed in February 2017 to drive forward our commitment to provide the highest quality, world-class physical and mental health care for our women, children and families. Uniting our hospitals means more seamless care; more investment to make greater advances in our specialist treatment and world-leading neo-natal and fetal work. Importantly, it also gives us a greater voice in shaping the future of family-centred care.

Birmingham Children's Hospital is a UK leading specialist paediatric centre with an international reputation in several areas.

Birmingham Women's Hospital is one of two dedicated women's hospitals in the UK, with the busiest single site maternity unit, delivering more than 8,200 babies a year offering a full range of gynaecological, maternity and neonatal care.

Forward Thinking Birmingham (FTB) Mental Health Services are a unique, innovative community and inpatient mental health partnership. Alongside partners FTB offers care pathways of mental health assessment and treatment for young people aged 0-25 years old.

Our Trust is committed to creating the best place to work. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender identity, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation.

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification to view the full details for this opportunity at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust.

When completing your application, please ensure you have evidenced how you meet the job description and person specification to include transferable experience, qualifications, skills along with professional registration details (if applicable).

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