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Pre Assessment Nurse - MEOC

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
To provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised holistic patient care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team. To act as a positive role model within the pre-operative assessment department .

The band 6 Sister will be required to manage her own caseload of complex patient`s with multi co-morbidities and support junior staff within the department , offering guidance and advice in the absence of the lead nurses. The band 6 will be expected to manage the department and co-ordinate the daily activates of the department in the absence of the department leads.

Main duties of the job

  • To assess patients for fitness for surgery/anesthesia
  • Awareness of effective resource management
  • Accountable for caseload of patients including the supervision of staff and students
  • Maintain a visible presence in the preoperative clinic and provide a clear focus for effective clinical leadership to the nursing team in the absence of the band 7.
  • Supporting the named budget holder and authorised signatory for financial resources with responsibility for ensuring stock levels are monitored /maintained and clinic resources in effectively managed.
  • Participate in the implementation of audit, quality and risk management initiatives in the clinic, sharing good practice with the team and colleagues.
  • Support the Lead Nurse in the effective management of nursing staffs' contracted hours, sickness, absence and training.
  • Demonstrate professional expertise and knowledge acquired through post registration academic study and clinical leadership and management development.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

If you are inspired by the opportunity to positively contribute to our exciting future by being part of our amazing team, please apply today. For further information and an informal discussion about the role please contact Anita Harrison -

Person Specification



  • Senior Nurse/ post registration and multi surgical Speciality experience
  • Evidence of experience of taking charge managing self and others
  • Evidence of involvement and leadership in teaching and mentorship


  • Experience within pre-operative assessment with minimum 1 year as band 5



  • First level registration
  • Current NMC registration is essential
  • Provide evidence of continuous professional development, documented within CPD portfolio


  • Demonstrate professional development post-registration
  • Evidence of mandatory training updates
  • Teaching and mentorship qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Montagu Hospital

Adwick Rd


S64 0AZ

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