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Sister / Charge Nurse – Colorectal Ward

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year PER ANNUM
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Sister's post/ charge nurse post on ward T5.

T5 is an acute surgical ward, we are looking for a forward thinking dynamic nurse who has strong leadership skills to work within our team.

The successful applicant will need to have 2 years post registration experience. They will need to be able to work calmly under pressure and lead a team and deputise in the absence of the ward manager.

Main duties of the job

The Northern Care alliance is a high performing trust that is aiming to be the safest organisation in the country. We have an ethos of safe, clean and personal every time. Exciting opportunity as arisen to join our Colorectal surgical ward T5 at The Royal Oldham Hospital. T5 is a 25 bedded unit that cares for acute and emergency surgical admissions

We would like to appoint a sister/charge nurse with Leadership experience who is ready to take the next step in leading a team on T5.

T5 provides a service for all emergency surgical admission that are admitted through Accident and emergency or our surgical assessment unit.

The successful applicant must be dynamic, enthusiastic, forward thinking and ready to broaden their knowledge and leadership skills. You will support the Ward Manger to lead and to further enhance the team and patient care on T5. Focus will be on patient experience, patient safety and providing assurance that standards are met for every patient, every time. We are proud to be a unit with a strong sense of collaboration across all our health professionals, working together to drive our service forward

About us

Oldham Care Organisation is part of the Northern Care Alliance, one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. The place where the world's first IVF baby was delivered, Oldham is a town of pioneering firsts. Today, 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 unit 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

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

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 website:

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 contact

Person Specification



  • Leadership
  • Coordinating , supporting students ( mentorship)


  • Venepuncture , Cannulation & ECG
  • desirable skills

2 years RN experience


  • Minimum 2 years RN experience

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Road



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