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3163 - Sister/Charge Nurse

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and suitably experienced Sister/Charge nurse to join Ward 23 at Barnsley Hospital.

Applicants are invited from experienced registered nurses who can demonstrate they have a range of transferable skills within an hospital setting.

Ward 23 is a 28 bedded General Medical Ward caring for patients with a range of medical conditions and are acutely unwell. You will join a multi-disciplinary team who are committed to providing high standards of care to patients.

The candidate should want to develop themselves as a sister/Charge nurse and hold an enthusiasm for service development and leadership. Candidates must be able to demonstrate clinical expertise and leadership skills.

We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a flexible approach and who is forward thinking, committed and keen to drive forward high standards of nursing care.

The Interview date for this role will be on 01/05/2024.

Main duties of the job

As Ward sister/charge nurse you will be expected to:

Ensure standards and quality of care given to patients are delivered and maintained to a high standard.

Ensure evidenced based practice is always performed and be responsible for updating own knowledge and skills in line with Trust policies and NMC code.

Be an effective leader and role model, actively participating in service development.

Support the Lead Nurse in ensuring the highest standard and quality of nursing care is delivered.

Act as Deputy to the Lead Nurse and manage the Ward in their absence

Provide support and clinical expertise to junior members of staff

Work flexibly to support the ward team on a full-time basis.

You will be offered opportunities to develop, both clinically and

professionally within a supportive environment.

About us

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Certificates of Sponsorship

For individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route please use the link below to check your eligibility Check if you need a UK visa - GOV.UK (, band 2 and 3 roles are no longer eligible for sponsorship.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Supporting Documents

Please refer to the values-based recruitment guidance and associated documentation.

Person Specification



  • Significant experience at Band 5 within this specialty

values based questions


  • In around 100 words please describe what Equality & Diversity means to you and why they are important.
  • In around 100 words please describe what motivates you to do a good job?



  • 1st level registered
  • Evidence of post registration education and development/relevant experience
  • 998 or equivalent


  • Recognised Leadership development programme attendance

Knowledge and Awareness


  • Current healthcare issues
  • Quality, audit and its application
  • Clinical Governance
  • Risk management
  • Health and Safety
  • Confidentiality
  • Statutory and professional requirements

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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