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Sister/Charge Nurse

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  • Job
    Mid, Senior & Expert Level
  • Manchester
Part Time Post 28.0 hrs/week

Must have endoscopy knowledge and experience

Must have UK NMC registration

The post holder will take day to day professional responsibility of coordinating the daily running of the endoscopy unit. The post holder will already have a good breadth of knowledge surrounding all aspects of endoscopy and the various procedures carried out in the department in order to be able to support others. The post holder will support the unit manager in ensuring all staff comply with Trust policies, procedures and professional and legal standards. The role encompasses supporting the Unit Manager in achieving improvement in services and key performance indicators for the Division/Trust.

An opportunity has arisen for a part time band 6 on the Endoscopy Unit. We are looking for a motivated, committed and enthusiastic nurse who is passionate about delivering high quality compassionate care.

Endoscopy knowledge is essential as you will play a key role in problem solving and supporting junior colleagues.

the post holder must be flexible with their shift pattern and partake in the on call service.

We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.

Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen

We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.

We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.

We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.

If you require support with your application please contact a member of the recruitment team, who can discuss alternative application methods.

The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:

Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays

NHS pension scheme membership

Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further

NHS Staff discounts

Cycle to work scheme

Salary finance – for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt

Stockport Credit Union– for local financial advice

Assist patients/service users/carers/relatives during incidental contacts.
Manage the department in the absence of the unit manager, coordinating the activities of the ward team and deploying resources effectively.
Maintain a highly professional personal profile and update clinical knowledge and skills as an exemplar role model for endoscopy staff.
S/he will be visible and accessible in the clinical area for patients, relatives and staff.
Know how and when to escalate concerns through the appropriate channels to ensure safe, effective and timely patient care.
Provide support to all endoscopy teams, acting as a professional resource to ensure clinical effectiveness.
Contribute to developing a culture that promotes equality and values diversity.
Assist in maintaining an environment conducive to education, teaching, audit and training for patients and staff.

  • Responsible for the clinical leadership of endoscopy teams as required.
Role model standards of care and expected behaviour through participation in direct patient care.
Maintain personal standards of conduct and behaviour, which are consistent with Trust, Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) standards and requirements.
To participate in the requirements of the out of hours service as required, including weekends and on call service within a range of working environments.
Organise own workload and adjust priorities in response to issues arising in the workplace.
Recognise and respond appropriately to issues which require urgent or immediate attention, reporting to other members of the multi-disciplinary/ management team as necessary.
Support the management of roster allocation for present and future shifts in order to provide safe staffing levels in line with the agreed workforce model.
Ensure the provision of compassionate, safe and high quality care of all patients and supervise the working of junior staff and trainees during the span of duty.
Identify service developments and plan for their implementation, review and adjustments.
Assist the unit manager in supporting and contributing to agreed developments within the Business Group.
Ensure the efficient use of department resources.
Contribute to the JAG accreditation programme as required.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trust’s policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.

  • If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £41.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary
In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.

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We run Stepping Hill Hospital, and other specialist centres, as well as community health services for Stockport. You can find telephone details of wards,  our services and view our main hospitals and community centres. Our stroke services have been officially ranked as the best in England – and urology and orthopaedic  services at Stepping Hill Hospital are highly-rated nationally. You can read our  Stockport NHS Foundation Trust - Strategy - 2020-25  for our plans over the next five years. Read our Stockport NHS Foundation Trust corporate brochure 2019-20  for an overview of our organisation.  https://www.instagram.com/stockportnhs/https://www.instagram.com/stockportnhs/You can also explore a selection of our services by viewing our virtual tours. We are no ordinary trust. We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers. We are an integrated provider of acute hospital and community services to the people of Stockport, as well serving the populations of East Cheshire and the High Peak in North Derbyshire. We offer a number of specialist services and play a key partnership role with Greater Manchester, Stockport and East Cheshire. With an annual budget of around £300 million we provide healthcare for residents in Stockport, East Cheshire and North Derbyshire as well as patients we treat from other boroughs in Greater Manchester who choose our services. Stepping Hill Hospital first opened in 1905 and was a military hospital during the first World War. We now employ over 5,000 staff and were one of the first NHS trusts in the country to achieve foundation trust status in 2004. We are a specialist `hub` centre for emergency and high risk general surgery, one of only four in Greater Manchester and covering the South East sector of our region. Overall responsibility for delivering services rests with the Board of Directors. We are fully committed to being transparent and implementing the principles of Being Open and Honest.