Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Deputy Sister/ Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Emergency Assessment Unit
Band 6
Full Time/ Part Time
Job ref
Horton Hospital
£28,050- £36,644 per annum/ pro-rata
29/03/2019 23:59

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.

Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call this Delivering Compassionate Excellence and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via the OUH YouTube channel.


Many of our recruitment programmes use Value Based Interviewing to identify those who have the skills we seek, who share our values and who are able to deliver compassionate excellence from the outset. We know that this makes a significant difference to your job satisfaction and above all the outcomes and experience of our patients and their families.

For more information about our Values and Value Based Interviewing please visit www.ouh.nhs.uk/about/vision-and-values


We are currently recruiting keen and motivated B6 Sisters/Charge Nurses to join our friendly and busy Emergency Assessment Unit.


You will be required to have a minimum of 2 years post registration experience and demonstrate effective leadership skills.


Good communication and interpersonal skills alongside evidence of professional development is a must.


The successful candidate will be involved in supporting the Senior Sisters in maintaining the flow of the Department in a safe and efficient manner.


Develop, manage and monitor the performance of a team of nurses, ensuring that the highest standards of care and safety are achieved and maintained at all times using the OUH Trust Values.


Assist the Senior Sister in management of staff within the EAU including human resource management, clinical governance and risk management.


Contribute toward the strategic and operational development of the department.


Closing Date: 29th March 2019 

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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

Senior Sister Sue Poynter (Sue.Poynter@ouh.nhs.uk)

Senior Sister Pauline (Pauline.Clarke@ouh.nhs.uk)

Tel 01295 229337.