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Sister/Charge Nurse - Ward 24/33 Oncology & Haematology

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
2 Mar 2024
An exciting development opportunity has arisen for an experienced and senior nurse to support in leading the teams on Ward 24 (Oncology) and Ward 33 (Haematology) at Bradford Royal Infirmary.

We are looking for a highly enthusiastic individual to complement the management team in leading our existing teams on the Oncology / Haematology Wards.

Both Wards are 12 bedded, accommodating Oncology / Haematology patients who are admitted onto the wards for diagnostic investigations, chemotherapy treatments, acute complications and for palliative care. The wards work closely with the acute oncology service and the Oncology / Haematology day unit.

Main duties of the job

This is a key post in the provision of supporting nursing leadership and management for the ward & departmental teams. Communicating with the consultants, nursing staff, junior medical staff, patients and relatives is an essential aspect of the role. This role is key to ensuring that excellent standards of care are consistently maintained, and the post holder will be expected to be a positive role model for the team.

Applicants should have:
  • Previous experience of acute nursing at band 5 for a minimum of 2 years
  • Excellent communication, organisational and planning skills
  • Evidence of continuing professional and personal development
  • Awareness of budgetary control
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Good leadership skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Intravenous drug administration, cannulation and Phlebotomy skills
  • A dedication to providing a high standard of service.
  • The ability to work flexibly to cover needs of service

About us

Our People Charter outlines the behaviours we can expect from one another and what you can expect from Bradford Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:
  • We value people
  • We are one team
  • We care

We're keen to meet people who share these values and are passionate about delivering the highest quality of care to our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • Post registration experience, including basic leadership and management of clinical shifts in ward environment
  • Optimising patient flow, working with SAFER principles
  • Appropriate escalation including workforce


  • Experience of working in a relevant clinical specialty
  • Experience of participating in clinical audit



  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to lead and work as part of a team
  • Mentoring and counselling skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Computer literate
  • Analytical approach to problem solving


  • Clinical skills specific to area of specialty
  • Change management skills
  • IV Skills: Phlebotomy and drug administration and cannulation
  • Administration of chemotherapy



  • Understanding of Information Governance and Confidentiality
  • Understanding of equality and diversity issues and how this affects patients, visitors and staff
  • Understanding of what the NHS Constitution means to you, and your responsibilities to the public, patients and colleagues.
  • Knowledge of change management processes
  • Evidence of current CPD


  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the needs of the specific patient group



  • RGN
  • Post registration qualification


  • Teaching and assessing qualification

Values & Behaviours


  • We are one team oWe trust each other and work together oWe talk clearly and honestly. oWe make every penny count. oWe get better all the time
  • We care oWe are kind and compassionate. oWe take ownership and keep our word. oWe are passionate, proud and committed. oWe say thank you.
  • We value people oWe respect each other and our patients oWe embrace difference oWe support each other oWe say when we have done well and learn from mistakes

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals



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