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band 6 Paediatric Team Leader

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has become available to join the acute paediatric team at Bolton Foundation Trust. We are recruiting a band 6 team leader to work within our paediatric unit which incorporates an acute paediatric ward, an assessment and observation unit, day case unit and 3 bedded high dependency unit.

Main duties of the job

Candidates should have current experience within the field of acute paediatrics and ideally possess skills to work in all areas of the unit. We are looking for a dynamic team player who displays excellent leadership skills and has sound clinical knowledge and skills to be able to support junior staff on the ward and effectively manage a shift. Candidates should display the Trust values and have a desire to deliver excellent patient care.

Successful candidates will be offered opportunity to further develop leadership and management skills.

About us

The Division is a Centre of Excellence for Women's and Children's services and has a credible and enviable reputation. Wedeliver over 6,000 babies and carry around 1500 gynaecological procedures each year, making us a specialist provider of health services forwomen, babies and their families in the North West Sector of Manchester and beyond.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will, as far as practicable, work opposite the Ward Manager providing assistance and promoting and delivering high standards of patient care, make decisions based upon knowledge and experience in respect of patient care and be accountable for those decisions. They will assist the manager in ensuring staff receive adequate supervision and training to enable them to become competent within the clinical area. They will deputise for the ward manager, working closely with other disciplines as required and act as bleep holder during their shift as flow co-ordinator for acute paediatric in patients on the unit

Person Specification

Experience and qualification


  • Paediatric nursing qualification


  • APLS or leadership



  • 2 years post registration in acute paeds


  • clinical skills evidence HDU

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

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust


royal bolton foundation trust

minerva road



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