13 Jan

Band Sister Charge Nurse Scbu Jobs Vacancy at Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston

Band Sister Charge Nurse Scbu
Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals
Whiston ENG
13 Jan, 2018 30+ days ago

Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston urgently required following position for Band Sister Charge Nurse Scbu. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Band Sister Charge Nurse Scbu Jobs Vacancy at Helens Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Whiston Jobs Details:

Main area SCBU Grade 6 Contract Permanent Hours 37.5 Job ref 409-833891 Site Whiston Hospital Town Whiston Salary £26,565 - £35,577 Closing 24/01/2018 23:59

If you are an NHS At Risk applicant, please state this in your supporting information section of your application form.

"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site.

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)
  • Top in the North West and 7th nationally for staff recommending the Trust as a place to work (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England 2014 and 2015)

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Whiston Hospital

Sister/Charge Nurse Paediatrics Neonatal Unit

Band 6, 37.5 hours per week, Permanent

Rotational days and nights


Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received, you are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

We are looking to appoint a Sister/Charge Nurse to join our friendly, Senior Neonatal Nursing team. We would welcome applications from experienced Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses looking to take on a clinical leadership role, keen to develop themselves and others, prepared to have an active role in meeting the Clinical Governance agenda and to assist us in ensuring neonates and their families receive the best quality care.


Are you an RM or RGN/RN Adult and / or RSCN/RN Child with a Neonatal Intensive Care qualification?

Do you have the appropriate clinical experience and aspiring clinical leadership skills to take on this role?

The department consists of the inpatient wards 3F and 4F. Ward 4F also houses the short stay beds in the Children’s Observation Unit (CHOBs). Approximately 6400 children are admitted into the total of 29 inpatient beds and 8 CHObs beds each year. Approximately 800 children are admitted each year for surgical procedures which are mostly day cases. The Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) has 15 cots, of which two are high dependency cots. There are about 350 admissions to SCBU annually of sick and/or premature newborn infants.

The Trust has a combined bed capacity of approximately 875 beds at Whiston and St Helens hospitals and provides a full range of acute in-patient, out-patient, day case and emergency services to the local communities of St Helens, Knowsley, Halton and Liverpool, extending to Cheshire, Merseyside, North Wales and the Isle of Man with the Regional Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit.

Why choose a Nursing Career with us?

“Outstanding” (St Helens Hospital) and “Good with outstanding features” (Whiston Hospital) by the CQC 2016

“One of the BEST performing Trusts in the country” (Chief Inspector of Hospitals, 2016 )

Best Patient Experience in NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals 2015)
  • Best Acute Trust in the NHS (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Top 100 Best places to work in the NHS (HSJ 2014 and 2015) career has never been more rerdin
The Trust has excellent management, robust systems and innovative processes all of which have underpinned a period of sustained and improved performance as it moves towards Foundation Trust status.

This post will be subject to an Enhanced DBS (with barred list for children’s disclosure).

Advertising Date: 10th January 2018

Closing Date: 24th January 2018

Interview Date: TBC

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expects all staff to undertake this commitment.

The Trust is a non-smoking site. Failure to follow this rule could lead to disciplinary action.

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust are committed to providing an environment and services which embrace diversity and which promote equality of opportunity, we welcome applications from all sections of the communities we serve to enable us to reflect their diversity and improve the delivery of the services we provide.

Any information gathered during the application process relating to personal characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010, is gathered for statistical purposes only and is not made available to recruiting managers at any stage of the recruitment process.

As a ‘ Disability Confident Employer ’ we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for applicants who consider themselves to have a disability and who meet the minimum selection criteria (essential) at each stage of the selection process. You can indicate your wish submit an application under the Trust's guaranteed interview scheme in the personal information section of the online application form.

If you consider yourself to be disabled or have any other long term health issues and have special support needs in applying for a job, attending for an interview or in undertaking any tests as part of a selection process, please inform us of any reasonable adjustments you require in order for us to support you in maximising your ability to gain employment with us.

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Application forms are available in paper format, if you are having difficulties in accessing the electroinc application form. Please email recruitment@sthk.nhs.uk to request one.

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Please be aware, that we may close a vacancy earlier than stated, should a sufficient number of applications be received from which a shortlist can be confirmed therefore you are advised to apply at your earliest convenience.

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