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Clinical Sister - Ward C2

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 pro rata per annum
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Due to internal promotion, Ward C2 - Gastro has an opportunity for an experienced dynamic and highly motivated Nurse to join our team as the Ward's Clinical Sister. This is an ideal opportunity for a Nurse looking to further develop their leadership and management skills within a supportive environment and team.

Ward C2 is a 27 bedded unit comprised of 4 5 bedded bays and 7 ensuite isolation rooms. We care for patients with a range of gastroenterology conditions including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), liver disease and nutrition issues, as well as general medical patients.

Main duties of the job

You will be an integral member of the Ward leadership team, deputising for the Ward Manager and Deputy Ward Manager in their absence. It is essential you possess excellent communication, decision making and problem solving skills, giving the ability to manage both patient flow through the Ward and staffing issues as they arise.

A level of experience and expertise will be required to ensure safe, evidence-based practice and a high standard of patient care is maintained. The Ward is currently involved in quality improvement projects so the ability to adapt to and manage change will also be needed. Another key part of the role is supporting staff development through training and supervision.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Person specification

Education and qualifications

Essential criteria

Registered Nurse with current NMC registration.

Educated to Degree Level or equivalent level of experience.

Practice Assessor/ Mentor qualification.

Desirable criteria

Leadership and/ or management qualification.

Occupational Experience

Essential criteria

2 years post-registration experience.

Experience of leading a shift.

Desirable criteria.

Experience of change/ project management.

Experience of undertaking audits.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and qualifications


  • Level 1 Registered Nurse
  • Diploma in Nursing or evidence of recent relevant CPD at diploma level
  • Qualified mentor (ENB 998 or mentorship award or equivalent) or working towards
  • Evidence of Post Registration development in the relevant specialty
  • Qualified NVQ Assessor (A1 or equivalent) or working towards


  • Degree in Nursing or working towards
  • Leadership Qualification

Occupational experience and abilities


  • Minimum 18 Months experience
  • Sound clinical skills/knowledge within medicine or surgery
  • Clinical audit skills
  • Knowledge of HR policies/procedures relevant to managing people
  • Knowledge of current local and national nursing agenda and priorities


  • Experience of managing a team or area within a ward area
  • Leadership skills and knowledge
  • Involvement in change management
  • Management Skills (Budgets, establishments, purchasing etc)

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital

Scartho Road


DN33 2BA

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