Sister / Charge Nurse - Rehab 2

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a substantive Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse post on Rehabilitation 2 at Mexborough Montagu Hospital.

The Sister/Charge Nurse will play an essential role assisting Senior Sister/Charge Nurse in leading the nursing teams throughout the 24-hour period. They will act at all times to encourage an environment of empowerment through coaching, teaching and facilitating. They will act as a role model, promoting evidence-based practice, developing the nursing team and ensuring effective management of the unit in the absence of the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse.

Main duties of the job

Rehab 2 is currently a 28 bedded rehabilitation ward, 18 beds allocated to caring for patients who have had a stroke and are requiring rehabilitation to support their recovery. The other 10 patients allocated for general rehabilitation patients from various specialties, including medicine, surgery and orthopaedics.

Rehab 2 is an integral part of the high performing DBTH stroke pathway. The successful applicant should have a passion for rehabilitation and enjoy working as part of a large multi-disciplinary team.

The Fred and Ann Green rehabilitation centre at Mexborough Montagu hospital is a purpose built unit with excellent facilities for the delivery of high quality rehabilitation.

This is a senior nursing role within the organisation and there is an expectation that the post holder will fully participate in the leadership and delivery of high quality patient care within the Division whilst upholding the Trust's 'We Care' values.

The post holder will promote clinical excellence through his/her practice in the speciality and the wider organisation and will work collaboratively in the multidisciplinary team to plan treatment and care of individual patients.

About us

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of Yorkshire's leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 444,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.

Hosting three main hospital sites and a number ofadditional services, the Trust is one of only six Teaching Hospitals in Yorkshire and trains 25% of all medical students in the region, in addition to 30% of all other healthcare professional students.

A modern and forward-facing Trust employing over 6,600 members of staff, the hospital provides a full range of local hospital services across Doncaster Royal Infirmary in Doncaster,Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop, Montagu Hospital in Mexborough.

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a band 6 sister/charge nurse within the rehabilitation team you will be expected to be a visible member of the team, working clinically whilst mentoring and providing support the junior team.

You will also have the opportunity to develop leadership and managerial skills within the role.

This role requires a dedicated individual who is passionate about providing high quality care to our patients, promoting patient safety and maintaining standards. As a band 6 sister/ charge nurse you are expected to be a reliable individual who is a positive role model to the team.

Person Specification

Organisational Skills


  • Able to accommodate the demands of the post with flexible working practice as required with good attendance and high standards of clinical care.
  • Precise and methodical working practice and demonstrate ability to work and manage the ward day to day unsupervised.


  • Provide evidence of supervisor/ implementation of teaching programmes for student nurses, eg preceptorship education, mentorship
  • Evidence of change management and involvement in service development

Interpersonal Skills


  • Demonstrate good verbal communication skills with multidisciplinary team/clients/relatives
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver educational and clinical skills training


  • Demonstrate knowledge of dealing with conflict supporting staff through mechanisms such as clinical supervision.



  • RGN with current registration
  • Up-to-date knowledge of professional issues.
  • Teaching certificate (or evidence of working towards)
  • Demonstrate professional post-registration development


  • Post Registration educational development
  • Participation in management development courses.



  • Proven experience at Band 5
  • Scope roles relevant to speciality
  • Evidence of Ward/Department management under supervision
  • Development of knowledge and skills in speciality.


  • Experience of carrying out and monitoring PDA process
  • Evidence of management responsibilities already undertaken



  • National and local nutritional initiatives/policies
  • NICE Guidelines pertinent to Nutritional care of patients / service delivery

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Mexborough Montagu Hospital

Adwick Road


S64 0AZ

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