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Sister/ Charge Nurse- CTCCU

Job Description

We currently have a vacancey for a Band 7 Senior Sister/Charge Nurse to join our busy,friendly Regional Cardiothoracic Critical Care Unit. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic,motivated individual to lead and support our nursing team.

The unit is the North West Centre for Cardiopulmonary Transplantation which includes the development of a VAD programme.We have an established ECMO service and as part of our heart failure service the unit is able to provide cardiac ECMO.

The unit consists of a 26 bedded purpose built Cardiothoracic unit and a 5 bedded satellite Post Operative Recovery Unit combining both level 2 and level 3 care. As a team,we are committed to deliviring the highest standards of care.The unit encourges and supports staff development-We have links with the Critical Skills Institute and other educational providers within Greater Manchester.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to support the management of the unit,manage a team of nurses,support staff within the challenging critical care environment and have knowledge of the current multi faceted NHS.Evidence of extensive critical care experience, teaching qualification,evidence of level 3 studies ENB 100,Critical Care Course or ENB 249 will be expected by the applicants

The successful candidates will have experience of Cardiothoracic Critical Care and evidence of personnel development.

Interview Format
Shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake a 30minute presentation and interactive discussion with the interview panel and a small group of unit staff

' How will incorporating leadership and management theory into practice ensure a skilled,motivated workforce able to maintain quality and efficiency?'

Power point will be provided please inform Samina Majeed of any other resources required.

Please ensure your presentation is compatible with the IT equipment in Seminar Room B CTCCU

For further details / informal visits contact:
Sr Berni Campbell ext 4836

PLEASE NOTE: UHSM is committed to supporting its current employees move into new roles as a result of organisational change or other circumstances. We therefore reserve the right to prioritise current staff who may need to be redeployed into this role.

UHSM has five core PEOPLE values. These values bring together our very talented team and they guide us in the way we work.

Patient first – we put our patients and customers first. We aim to exceed their expectations every time to earn their trust and loyalty.

E xcellence – we are dedicated to developing excellence. We strive to continuously improve the quality of care we give to our patients.

One team– we aim to attract, excite, develop and retain exceptional people. We work as one team, delivering our best to our patients by supporting each other.

oPen – we embrace innovation and learn from our mistakes. We measure everything we do and we openly share information.

Leadership – we believe in leadership at all levels. We demonstrate personal courage and role model the behaviour we expect from others.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit)

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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