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Acting Sister/Charge Nurse - 12 months

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 6
Full Time

Job Details

This is an ideal secondment opportunity, however you must seek permission from your current manager that they would be willing to release you on a secondment basis.

We are looking for an Acting Band 6 Emergency Department Sister ( RN Adult ) to join our fantastic team. You will act up for 12 months ( fixed term contract )

Are you looking for a developmental opportunity and continue your exciting journey to move from Good to outstanding in Emergency Nursing ? Do you want to be part of a team that leads with kindness and prioritises the wellbeing and development of staff whilst striving for excellence in patient care and outcomes? Are you looking to work in a fast paced environment with an amazing multidisciplinary team? Are you looking to progress and experience leadership skills within Emergency Nursing ?

Main duties of the job

There is an endless opportunity for you to develop your career in a way that suits you through professional development, Quality improvement projects, degree modules, in-house training and specialist qualifications.

We have supported members of our team to develop from Band 2 HCA through to staff nurse to senior nurses , then creating successful pathways to advanced practitioners. We pride ourselves in recognising passionate nurses and supporting staff in their professional development to reach their goals and realise their dreams.

We have a forward thinking, appreciative leadership team who understand the pressures of nursing in real terms. who will support you when you need it and step back to let you be your best when you don't.

We are currently expanding the team to meet the needs of our diverse group of patients and improve the care we provide for them. The trust has made a substantial investment allowing us to increase the number of Clinical Leaders / Band 6 nurses

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

We are seeking to appoint an Adult RN Acting Band 6 Sister / Charge nurse ( fixed term 12 months ) to join our ED Family who are caring, hardworking, motivated, experienced AE nurses that want to further their career and develop their leadership skills..

If you are interested in finding out more about this role please contact.

Natalia Taylor Senior Sister

Leanne Baziw Senior Sister -

Person Specification



  • Extensive AE experience
  • Experience of leading/managing a team of staff


  • Experience of participating in clinical audit
  • Experience in policy development
  • Budget and financial management experience
  • Change management experience
  • Experience in a range of clinical specialties



  • Clinical skills specific to area of specialty
  • Ability to lead and work as part of a team
  • Mentoring and counselling skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Analytical approach to problem solving


  • Change management skills
  • Computer literate
  • Presentation skills



  • Understanding of Information Governance and Confidentiality
  • Knowledge and understanding of application of relevant National Guidance e.g. National Service Frameworks, NICE etc
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the NHS national and Trust's targets and priorities
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of the needs of the specific patient group


  • Knowledge of change management processes
  • Recruitment and Selection, Appraisal and other relevant HR/People management training
  • LEO or similar Programme
  • Management Development Training



  • Teaching and assessing qualification eg. ENB 6590 (998) or equivalent


  • Post registration qualification / training in area of clinical speciality
  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing or equivalent experience
  • ENB Courses applicable to specialism

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Royal Infirmary

Duckworth Lane



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