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Band 6 - Junior Sister

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Tottenham Hale
Depending on experience per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
21 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to liaise appropriately with all key members of the multidisciplinary team and service users related to the speciality.? To be responsible for all aspects of patient care including the assessment, planning, deliveryand evaluation of direct patient care.? To take the lead on delegated responsibilities as defined by the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse.? To support the Charge Nurse/Senior Sister to monitor the safety and quality of care forpatients.? In the absence of the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse to be responsible for the day-to-daymanagement of the ward.? To manage a delegated group of Band 5 staff ensuring compliance of mandatory training andappraisal requirements.? To ensure a positive focussed service incorporating patients' feedback to maintain andimprove patient care.? To act as an effective role model promoting excellence through practic

About us

The Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK's biggest and most innovative trusts. Across three main hospitals, our dedicatedarmy of staff care for over 1.6million patients, treat more than 200,000 in A& E, deliver over 8,000 babies and carry out more than 17million tests.Our size, scale and influence offer you unrivalled career opportunities and a forward-thinking approach to working that works around your lifestyle.From flexible hours and generous benefits, to next level training, we make it easier to take your career to the top

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description for more information about this role and working at Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust.

Person Specification

Education & Professional Qualifications


  • First level registration
  • First level degree in nursing or working towards
  • Evidence of post-registration education/qualification relevant to specialty
  • Mentorship qualification



  • Significant post registration experience of working in an acute hospital setting
  • Evidence of experience in conducting quality audits
  • Evidence of skills in managing junior staff
  • Experience of co-mentoring and assessing student nurses on placement

Skills and Atitudes


  • Knowledge of current advances and pathways of care relevant to specialty
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence
  • Skilled in use of computer/keyboard
  • Knowledge of clinical governance issues e.g. handling complaints, clinical risk management
  • Ability to problem-solve, prioritise and to work to deadlines
  • Ability to develop collaborative working relationships with multi professional teams
  • Able to manage stressful situations and challenge decisions to ensure that patient needs are met
  • Able to lead, manage and motivate others in complex problem solving and assessment skills
  • Able to recruit staff to world class values

Personal Qualities & Attributes


  • Be a positive role model with the ability to demonstrate a credible and professional approach
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and solve problems
  • Ability to work as a team and form professional relationships with colleagues
  • Enthusiastic and assertive
  • Adaptable to change
  • Diplomatic and calm
  • To be flexible and approachable
  • Flexibility in shift and working patterns to meet the needs of the service

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust


Tottenham Hale Dialysis Unit

5-7 Daneland Walk, Hale Village

Tottenham Hale

N17 9FE

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