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FIXED TERM - Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse Clayton Ward - Band 6

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024
Are you looking for a new challenge?

Clayton is a 16 bedded short stay ward - we take admissions from MEAU, A& E and Frailty SDEC.

Are you a motivated, passionate individual who has the skills and ability to be to be a leader who strives to deliver high quality patient care?Previous Applicants need not apply.

Applicant must have their managers approval before applying.

Main duties of the job

Individuals applying for the post will need to be able to:
  • Co-ordinate the team and running of the shift ensuring effective and safe delivery of services within the Ward
  • Provide clinical expertise with up to date knowledge and skills.
  • Be accountable for managing the Ward area, whilst demonstrating the trusts values and behaviours
  • Be responsible for leading the team in the absence of the Ward Manager
  • Be responsible for a team of nurses and provide clinical support, guidance and professional development.
  • Work closely with members of the wider MDT to ensure the highest standard of clinical care, supported by evidence based information.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description and if you like what you see then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. Your NHS needs you!

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse Level 1
  • Teaching certificate - ENB 998 or equivalent


  • Evidence of former professional development.

Previous Experience


  • Broad based clinical background and strong professional knowledge.
  • Evidence of teaching in clinical practice
  • Previous experience in nursing patients
  • Team leader or people management experience.


  • Experience of implementing change.

Knowledge, Skills & Aptitudes


  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Able to demonstrate a flexible approach to the provision of holistic, clinically effective care.


  • IT skills
  • Willing to undertake expanded practice roles as required.
  • Undertaken the four HR training courses, recruitment and selection etc.

Specific Requirements


  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Commitment to multidisciplinary team working
  • Committed to own professional development

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Lincoln County Hospital

Greetwell Road



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