Senior Sister / Senior Charge Nurse - NICU

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Recruiter
Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Gillingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Ref
275-2011SS-NICU1
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Do you have the ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People ?

Here at Medway, we pride ourselves on working together as one to ensure that our shared vision of Better, Best, Brilliant is achieved

Our Trust is a great choice for people who want to develop their career in an ambitious and dynamic environment; our employees are able to choose the coverage and supplemental benefits that best fit their needs and those of their families. This includes the promotion of flexible working opportunities across the Trust, we are able to give our employees flexibility on where, when and the hours they work.

Our culture and values are what drives Medway NHS Foundation Trust and is the heartbeat of who we are as an organisation. It is important that you understand and to refer to our values when you are completing your application and always reflect our values throughout your employment with the Trust.

Senior Sister / Senior Charge Nurse - Neonatal ICU

Division: Planned Care

Care Group: Women & Children's

Band: 7

Salary: £38,890 - £44,503 per annum/pro rata

Interview date: Monday 14th December 2020

The position offers a recruitment and retention bonus of £1500 per year to staff with the specialist neonatal qualification (paid monthly in 12 divided payments)

We are recruiting for a Senior Sister / Senior Charge Nurse who shares our ambition and vision to deliver the Best of Care by the Best People and has the drive to take us forward, by ensuring that the Trust continues to be the first choice for patients and our staff.

The Oliver Fisher Neonatal unit is a level three neonatal unit with 36 cots providing intensive care, high dependency and special care to babies born premature or sick. Alongside this we have a busy transitional care area and a well-established neonatal outreach service, we provide neonatal transport services as part of the Kent, Surrey, Sussex neonatal transport service.

As a Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse you will ensure that you are committed to contributing to a team, delivering excellence in neonatal care and are serious about pursuing a rewarding career. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and self-motivated neonatal nurse (RGN/RSCN/Child Branch) with post registration neonatal intensive care qualification to join our friendly experienced team. You will have excellent clinical and communication skills and proven managerial experience. In addition, you will need to have the ability to provide direction and give inspirational leadership to all members of the multi professional team.

The Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse will work in a supportive and progressive environment in partnership with our highly skilled team of Nurses, Consultants and Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioners working collaboratively to deliver high quality evidence-based care to our patients and their families incorporating family integrated care.

The Trust and its employees are all committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture.

As part of our commitment to you, we will give you the opportunity to utilise and enhance your talents to assist us in the development of shaping the future of Medway NHS Foundation Trust.

The Trust offers a number of apprenticeships and training opportunities in Leadership and Management, Business Services, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources, Clinical Support Work, Research and Innovation, Nursing Associate and Assistant Practitioner alongside our in-house comprehensive clinical pathways.

Our hope is that our education pathways will play a key role in enabling you to challenge the practices of the past and build capability for the future.

The Trust is committed to the protection of children, young people, their families and vulnerable adults accessing its services. Promoting the message that "safeguarding is everyone's business" is vital to ensure our patients are protected and safe from abuse. To this end you must comply with Trust's and the Kent and Medway Safeguarding Board's policies on safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Our values are Bold, Every Person Counts, Sharing and Open and Together.

To contribute to our exciting future and become part of our team, apply today.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Anna Francis

Matron - NICU

annafrancis@nhs.net

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This post will close before the intended closing date should sufficient number of suitable applications be received. Therefore, if you are interested in applying for this role, we suggest that you do so at the earliest opportunity.

Applications are welcomed from applicants who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.

We welcome applications irrespective of people's age, disability, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have policies and procedures in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

All staff no matter where they work or which age group of patients they work with must be aware of their responsibility to act when they feel a child, young person or vulnerable adult has been or is at risk of abuse.

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