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0309 - Sister/Charge Nurse (PILS)

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Sister/Charge Nurse position within Barnsley Hospitals brand new, purpose built 13 bed Intensive care unit.

Applications are invited from dynamic, highly motivated candidates who hold a recognised Adult Critical Care qualification with substantial and recent clinical experience in the critical care setting.

We are looking for individuals who are committed to providing high quality care within a multidisciplinary framework of holistic care delivery.

In return we offer a supportive environment in which to develop your skills and enhance your professional development.

Education is part of our philosophy. We actively encourage personal development and provide opportunities to pursue professional interests and further study with strong links to Sheffield Hallam University. We provide a competency-based development system.

The successful applicant will possess a minimum 2 years experience at Band 5 role (or above) in an acute adult critical care setting. You will be experienced in the delivery of level 3 care with proven interpersonal, leadership skills and a proactive, flexible approach to help support and shape the service.

If you would like further information about this vacancy then please contact:

Lead Nurses

Laura Limb (

Leanne Battley (

Telephone (01226 43) 5868

Main duties of the job

Leading a team of staff at Band 5 Grade or below to ensure the provision of a high standard of nursing care.

The assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care without supervision.

Promotion of clinical excellence in critical care through her / his own practice and participate in evidence-based practice.

Participation in the education, supervision, support and development of both junior and unqualified staff including students.

Show professional leadership and act as a role model to his/her team of nursing staff.

To demonstrate an ability to care for the critically ill child in the adult critical care setting.

To continually develop knowledge and skills in caring for the critically ill child.

To provide expert knowledge and skills in the use and evaluation of specialist equipment in the Intensive Care setting, including dialysis and invasive monitoring.

To be able to accurately interpret information regarding a patients condition, using specialist knowledge and skills and implement treatment plans in conjunction with medical staff.

The post holder will participate within delegated responsibility in the overall management of staff in accordance with the Trusts policies and procedures

This will include participation in: Performance review and development planning. Clinical Supervision. Payroll Documentation. Duty rota planning. Day to day skill mix adjustment.

About us

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Certificates of Sponsorship

We welcome applications from individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route.

**Please note funding for travel and associated relocation costs may not be covered by the Trust**

Please see further details below.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Values based questions


  • In around 100 words please describe what Equality & Diversity means to you and why they are important.
  • What do you do to get the best out of people?



  • 1st level registered nurse with relevant postgraduate ICU qualification


  • Attainment of or working towards a degree or equivalent
  • ENB 998 or equivalent teaching qualification



  • Extensive experience within the ICU setting

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Health & safety at work
  • Principles and practice in infection control
  • Research and audit
  • Clinical Governance
  • Resource management

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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