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Transitional Care Sister/Charge Nurse

St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
  • The job holder will offer professional advice and support to women whose babies require NTC.
  • Identifies deteriorating babies and takes the appropriate action to manage the situation, liaising with the multidisciplinary team as appropriate.
  • Acts as a resource for advising the multidisciplinary in areas such as health promotion, parental anxiety, and general advice.
  • Works, in partnership with parents/carers to assess, teach, support, and guide them to carry out effective care of the infant requiring a higher level of supervision on the postnatal wards.
  • Safely administer prescribed medications and monitor their effects.
  • To maintain up-to-date procedures, policies, and guidelines applicable to the service and to write NTC reports as required.
  • Provide NTC with the aim to support mothers as the primary care providers for their baby's routine new-born care, including other aspects of care that do not require admission to the Neonatal unit but can be provided on TC.
  • To support initiatives towards achieving and sustaining NTC in line with the Trust's guidelines, striving to raise the NTC provided in line with the BAPM Framework for transitional Care.

Main duties of the job

  • The post holder will participate in the daily operational management and leadership of Transitional Care ensuring delivery of high quality care for babies and their families.
  • To participate as a member of the neonatal multi-disciplinary team providing evidence based family centred care.
  • The post holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programs of care without supervision - undertaking care in the most appropriate environment using a high level of technical expertise.
  • Skilled in communicating effectively with parents, families and members of the multidisciplinary team to facilitate continuity of care and effective team working.
  • To manage and lead the nursing team and other staff members of the multidisciplinary team in the clinical area ensuring high standards of clinical care is delivered.
  • To keep accurate and completed records of activities and communications consistent with legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Participate in the teaching and supervision of junior staff and students.
  • Actively promotes Educational development within the unit and service.

Please noted: The interview date will be 18th June 2024.

About us

With nearly9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.The main site, St George's Hospital in Tooting - one of the country's principal teaching hospitals - is shared with St George's, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George's Hospital also hosts the St George's, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of Healthcare professionals from across the region.As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across South West London. A large number of services, such as Cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation,

Also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases. The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more and person specification information about the role.

Person Specification



  • Neonatal Training
  • Mentorship Course or Practice Assessor update/course


  • Newborn Examination Course
  • Experience in conducting appraisals
  • Experience of dealing with staff conflict



  • Recent relevant experience as a band 6
  • Neonatal Training
  • Mentorship Course or Practice Assessor update/course


  • Interviewing skills
  • Store/Resource Management
  • Experience of dealing with staff conflict

Employer details

Employer name

St George's Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


St George's Hospital Transitional Care, Gwillim Ward

Blackshaw Road


SW17 0QT

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