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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.

You must register first in order to complete the online assessment.



Assess yourself against the competence statements to help you identify  your learning and development needs.

or print off a hard copy of the competence assessment tool or complete your assessment online. You must register first.

Identify and plan your learning and development