Competence Assessment – WS/CN
This tool has been developed to support Ward Sisters/Charge Nurses with their professional development, including preparation for supervision sessions and KSF development review meetings.
There are four Domains (mapped to the KSF) dimensions in the competence assessment tool which comprise the core competencies essential for the Ward Sister/Charge Nurse role.
View the competency areas and competence statements in each domain below.
DOMAIN 1: SAFE AND EFFECTIVE PRACTICE
1.1 Professional, ethical and legal
1.2 Evidence-based practice
1.4 Multi-professional/Multi-agency working
DOMAIN 2: ENHANCING THE PATIENT/ CLIENT EXPERIENCE
2.1 Person-centred care
2.2 Coordination of the patient journey
2.3 Patient/client involvement
DOMAIN 3: LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT
3.1 Role Model
3.2 Develop team performance
3.3 Manage the service delivery setting
3.4 Effective use of resources
DOMAIN 4: DELIVERY OF ORGANISATIONAL OBJECTIVES
4.1 Continuous quality and improvement
4.2 Service improvement, development and modernisation
4.3 Staff management
Assess yourself against the competence statements to help you identify your learning and development needs.
Print off a hard copy of the competence assessment tool.
Identify and plan your learning and development