Band 6 Sister / Charge Nurse Critical Care

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Job summary

Are you looking for a new and exciting challenge, do you want to progress your career within Intensive Care at Oldham Care Organisation, one of 4 hospitals within the Northern care Alliance?

Do you want to move on from a band 5 to develop your clinical and non clinical leaderships skills?

The aim of our Care organisation is to work closely with the communities we service to deliver safe, high quality and reliable care, which is trusted, connected, and pioneering, upholding the Trust values in all that we do.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Band 6 leaders within Intensive care at The Royal Oldham Hospital.

Nurses looking for an exciting challenge and a wealth of opportunities are encouraged to join our current nursing workforce who continually go above and beyond to ensure the unit delivers outstanding patient care.

If you think you have the drive, commitment and enthusiasm to successfully implement change and are ready to rise to the exciting challenge we want to hear from you. In return you will work in a well-established nursing, medical and managerial team and be provided with excellent personal and professional support and development opportunities.

Main duties of the job

  • Main duties of the role

  • You should be positive and adaptable to a changing environment that prides itself on quality and efficiency.

    You will be given the opportunity to learn and develop leadership and management skills.

    A calm, diplomatic and caring approach is necessary and you must have the ability to deal with the varied and challenging demands.

    You must have the ability to multi-task and prioritise under pressure, work within a large multidisciplinary team and ensure the Trust Values are incorporated into practice

    We are looking for a dedicated, committed, and experienced nurses Band 5 nurses who have the critical care course.

    You will be enthusiastic, motivated and committed to wanting to help drive advanced skills within this challenging but exciting environment.

    Developing your skills in patient experience, patient safety, clinical governance, and regulatory compliance. Fundamental to this, is the development of a culture where excellent quality patient care is at the heart of all that we do.

    About us

    Oldham Care Organisation is part of the Northern care Alliance, one of the largest NHS Organisations in the country. Oldham is responsible for delivering a range of acute and community health services across the local area and at The Royal Oldham Hospital. As a designated major trauma site for Greater Manchester and one of only three vascular centres in Greater Manchester, Oldham is a specialist hospital for acute surgery and provides state of the art onsite pathology services to the North West

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers

    If you are an International Nurse without a current NMC PIN, please do not apply for this role. To find out more about the current international nursing opportunities available to you here at the NCA, please

    Person Specification



    • Registration with NMC
    • ILS or ALS
    • Post-basic qualification to minimum degree level or equivalent experience
    • Post basic qualification in Critical Care
    • Evidence of mentorship qualification
    • Evidence of ongoing personal and professional development


    • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of audit and research experience
    • Demonstrate initiative to proactively problem solve with a solution focus
    • Ability to use reflective practice, to continuously improve the standard of patient care

    Essential Qualifications


    • Demonstrate an understanding of the NMC Code of Conduct
    • Demonstrates an attitude of professionalism
    • Good communication skills with patients, families, and colleagues
    • IT literate
    • Highly motivated and able to work in a challenging environment

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