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Senior Sister/ Charge Nurse

Band 7

Main area
Emergency Care
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
£31,696 to £41,787 per annum
20/03/2018 23:59

Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust aspires to be a leader in the digital health revolution. With the launch of a full Electronic Patient Record in 2017 the Trust aims to be the safest, most efficient and patient centred Trust in the NHS. The launch is part of a 10-15 year ongoing project of modernisation with future opportunities for research, development in this rapidly developing field of medicine. Through working at CHFT you can be part of this innovative area aiming to bring safer and more effective care to our patients.


We are a busy Emergency Department at the Huddersfield Royal Infirmary in Huddersfield seeing approx. 70,000 patients per annum.

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Band 7 Sister/Charge Nurse to join our friendly and pro-active nursing team. We are a hardworking department with a strong sense of teamwork, you must be able to show that you are able to work as part of a team as well as function autonomously. You will also need to possess excellent communication skills and show the ability to exercise good clinical judgment.

The key areas within this role will be to work as a senior sister/ charge nurse alongside the lead nurses and Matron in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of services and to provide clinical and managerial leadership for nursing and support staff. There will be an expectation that you can deputize for the Lead nurses or Matron in their absence, with this role you will also be expected to take a lead on clinical practice issues.

We have a dedicated Practice Educator to enable staff to reach their full potential. We also utilize the RCN Emergency Care Association National Curriculum and Competency Framework to promote professional development and to support our nurses in practice.

We offer a range of development opportunities for our staff including:

  • Advanced Life Support Training
  • Accredited Trauma Training
  • Care of the Acutely Ill Child
  • Mentorship
  • Safeguarding Training
  • Simulation Study Days
  • Triage Training
  • Further Education courses related to Emergency Care

It is an excellent time to join our expanding team and become involved in developing new processes to meeting the changing demands of emergency care.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

For any enquiries or to arrange and informal visit please contact Matron Louise Croxall 07827984590


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