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Secondment Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse Band 6 (2 posts) Full-time

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 £31,365- £37, 890 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
Secondment Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse (2 Posts) - Full-time

Band 6 Secondments for 12 months.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 2 Band 6 secondment posts on Patience 2 Ward at Nottingham University Hospitals Trust. We require a registered nurse who is enthusiastic, motivated and caring to develop their professional knowledge and ability and gain leadership skills at band 6 level within a supportive management team.

Main duties of the job

We have a caring and supportive team of nurses dedicated to the delivery of effective patient care. Excellent communication skills and the ability to work flexibly as part of a team are essential.

Personal and professional development is actively supported. There are numerous opportunities for nurses with a keen interest in the development of link roles. We offer opportunities for professional development and will support staff to undertake further study.

You should be educated to 1st level RGN and have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to prioritise workload and work well as a team member.

As a caring and positive person you will be committed to delivering high quality care whilst adhering to the trust values and behaviours.

Applicants should have experience and knowledge of Urology. It is essential you possess a minimum of 1 year experience at band 5 level in an acute hospital setting.

For more information or to arrange a informal visit please contact the ward.

About us

We are committed to supporting you and offer various professional development opportunities to enhance your nursing skills and knowledge.

Every day is different but very rewarding. We pride ourselves on team work, forward thinking, and the delivery of high standards of care, patient safety and quality are our priority. As a caring and positive person you will be committed to delivering high quality patient care.

Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details of the vacancy.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic, dynamic and a committed Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse.

We will welcome any forward thinking, caring individual with experience of leading a team who is committed to providing a high standard of safe quality patient care.

In addition to the brief list above you must familiarise yourself with the full job description and person specification attached to this advert prior to applying.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Current level one NMC registration.
  • Nursing degree
  • Mentoring Course


  • Diploma or degree in health / nursing related studies
  • Continuing Professional develoment
  • Completion of all local competency packages



  • 1 years at Band 5 experience
  • Supervision of non registered staff, pre registration and post basic students
  • Evidence of ability to mentor
  • Ability to manage the clinical area or ward efficiently and effectively


  • Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team
  • Able to clarify / describe your leadership qualities

Communication and Relationship


  • Demonstatre effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Produce timely and accurate written / electronic records / documents
  • Can minimise interpersonal conflict and barriers to communication


  • Evidence of negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Demonstration of team working and ability to work within a team

Analytical and Judgement


  • Demonstrate an understanding of the deputy sister/charge nurse role
  • Able to respond to problem situations and to ensure that effective interventions are put in place
  • Demonstrate an ability to assess, plan, deliver, prioritise and evaluate patient care



  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise own workload and recognise, prioritise and respond appropriately to urgent and emergency situations
  • Demonstrate an ability to prioritise workload of self and others
  • Demonstrate effective time and resource management skills



  • Physically able to perform the full range of nursing duties

Requirements specific to role


  • Caring, flexible and adaptable
  • Confident, enthuisiastic and well motivated


  • Successful implementation and management of a nursing change process
  • Evidence of formal teaching experience
  • Experience of leading a team

Trust Values and Behaviours


  • demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trust's behavioural standards

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts


City Campus

Hucknall Road



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