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Senior Sister/Charge Nurse

North Bristol NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
9 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

NHS@Home is an exciting model of care that bridges the gap between traditionally hospital-based care to care in people's home, supported by joint working with system partners and the use of appropriate remote clinical monitoring tools.

We are seeking a highly motivated, dynamic and forward-thinking experienced Band 7 Senior Sister/Charge Nurse to lead the NHS@Home service and team based at NBT.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and leading the day-to-day operations of the service, whilst supporting the rapid growth and development of the exciting NHS@Home service across the Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire area.

This is a demanding role that requires resilience and the ability to work effectively under pressure. You will work closely with the Clinical Operational Lead and other collaborative partners to ensure the service operates efficiently and effectively, ensuring that high standards of patient care are maintained at all times,

Main duties of the job

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required.

The NHS @ Home Senior Sister/Charge Nurse will:
  • Provide inspiring and collaborative leadership to support the delivery of the NHS@Home at NBT and in conjunction with colleagues at UHBW and Sirona.
  • Ensure the delivery of the service is in accordance with Trust policies and procedures, national legislation, and standards.
  • Ensure delivery of high quality, responsive, safe, efficient, and compassionate care.
  • Act as a leader and role model, adopting a flexible approach in a role which encompasses leadership, management, and clinical responsibilities.

About us

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialties. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.

North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.

Bristol is consistently voted the best place to live in the UK, with vibrant local music, arts and gastronomic scenes, a wide range of modern and state of the art shopping, recreation and leisure facilities, a wealth of great local family days out, fantastic transport links for local, national and internal holidays, and it has a rich history. If you prefer country, village or smaller town living, our Trust is also easily commutable from a range of attractive locations in North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and South Wales (such as Portishead or Chepstow). For band 5 Registered Nurses and ODPs, relocation support may be available. Please emailNursing@nbt.nhs.ukfor more information.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This post will provide the clinical and managerial nursing leadership for NHS@Home at North Bristol NHS Trust and support the collaborative delivery and leadership of innovative and safe virtual ward models of care across the BNSSG area.

The post-holder will be responsible for ensuring that standards of care are always upheld across the NHS@Home service. It is essential you have access to a car and hold a valid driving license to support clinical delivery and monitoring.

Working closely with the Clinical Operational Lead, you will take responsibility for providing a clear focus for the profession and effective clinical leadership and accountability for the nursing service. They will be responsible for ensuring that they and their team act in a manner that upholds the values of the Trust and that of the profession.

Person Specification



  • RGN with live registration
  • Recognised teaching and assessing qualification
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • First degree or working towards this


  • Evidence of formal leadership and management development

Work experience


  • Current/recent experience at band 6 or 7
  • Current/recent experience in specialty



  • Practicing current clinical skills
  • Organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills


  • Experience in leading change

Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust


Southmead Hospital


BS10 5NB

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