007136 Senior Charge Nurse - Day Bed Suite
Western General Hospital

Job reference: 007136

Location: Western General Hospital

Job closing date: 28/10/2019

Job posted date: 14/10/2019

Salary: Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Day Bed Suite

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Lothian

The use of the term “Senior” or “Junior” in this post refers only to the level of experience and responsibility required for this post rather than age.   As such, applications from people of all ages are welcomed, subject to meeting the relevant criteria.

The post holder has professional and managerial responsibility for the service, on a 24-hour basis within the theatre setting and has overall responsibility for both clinical and staff governance issues.

Ensure the highest standard of personalised care is delivered to patients and their families in partnership with all members of the multi disciplinary team.

Has overall responsibility for supervision of the assessment of care needs and the delivery and maintenance of optimal care outcomes.

The individual is expected to motivate staff to provide high standards of care by acting as a role model.

To support the Clinical Nurse Manager and deputise in his/her absence.

The post holder may be expected to participate in duty rosters consisting of day, weekend, late and night shift working, where required.  The post holder will be required to participate in on call rosters, which provide 24 hour cover over 7 days per week.

Informal enquiries to: Celia McKiernan, Clinical Nurse Manager, 0131 537 1627


The closing date for this job has now passed.