Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Deputy Sister / Deputy Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
37.5 hrs per week
Job ref
John Radcliffe Hospital/Churchill Hospital
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum
28/04/2019 23:59
Interview date

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



Band 6, Deputy Sister / Charge Nurse. Adult Intensive Care, Oxford


If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”


So, I guess the question is, is this you? Or, is this who you would wish to be? If so, then we would really love to meet you. The team in Adult Intensive Care are committed to growing nursing leadership because we know that great leadership changes lives.

If you think you might like to help us lead in delivering compassionate excellence to our patients then read on.

● An exceptional opportunity to work in a nationally renowned centre for specialties such as Trauma, Vascular surgery; Cancer & Haematology; Maxillofacial surgery and to top it off, one of the largest transplant centres in Europe!

● A fully supported and protected induction period giving you a great opportunity to find your feet in the team.

● We will tailor a development package to suit your specific learning needs. This will include study days and clinical support from our dynamic education team. We also offer you an extensive orientation package and fully supported supernumerary period in which you work with a mentor.

● A comprehensive supported leadership programme comprising of study days and clinical support to help you develop in your role.

● Opportunities to be prepared for a band 7 role.

● A range of development and learning opportunities, such as, simulation and specialist courses to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to care for the complex patient population within the Oxford ICUs.

● Generous NHS holiday entitlement which increases with your length of service.

● Generous and comprehensive NHS pension scheme.

● Given certain development conditions are met then an additional pay enhancement of 10% is applied to your basic salary. Just one of the ways we can reward your contribution to the team!

If you have been convinced that the team here in Oxford can help you develop your nursing practice and leadership potential, then we would love to hear from you.


PLEASE NOTE : All Candidates must have a  UK recognised  Intensive Care  course , at level 6 or 7  to be considered for this post,


Closing date: 28 April 2019

Planned interview date: 21st of May 2019

No smoking policyPositive about disabled people

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

Melissa.Lovell@ouh.nhs.uk or telephone Melissa Lovell on 01865 220625

Maria.Ashby@ouh.nhs.uk or telephone Maria Ashby on 01865 235074