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Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse - ENT Outpatients

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
Unique Opportunity in ENT Outpatients BHH.

Band 6 Job share vacancy has become available, this post is for 23 hours.

We are seeking a passionate, dynamic enthusiastic and motivated individual with a minimum of 2 years' experience as a band 5.

No clinic experience is required as training will be provided.

ENT Outpatients is a very busy department and has a range of different clinics within the ENT speciality (from head and neck cancer clinics/TNE clinics/ paediatric clinics), There are also nurse led micro-suction clinics and triaging the emergence clinic (full training available).

What we offer

*27 days' leave plus bank holidays (rising to 29 days after 5 years' service and 33 days after 10 years)

*Training and development opportunities

*Long-term career progression plans and support

*Generous NHS pension

*Great maternity, paternity and adoption pay.

*Childcare vouchers

*A wide range of LGBT+ initiatives and staff networks

*Health service discounts and online benefits

*Health and well-being opportunities

*Cycle to work scheme and public transport discounts.

Will be provided with appropriate training to ensure that they can take on the band 6 role with confidence.

Will be located within the new HTC building.

If you are interested and would like any further information, please contact Senior Sister Nicola Rooker on: - 0121 424 1087.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties will include:

Complete the EROSTER in a timely manner/ be able to update as required.

Allocate staff to clinics/lunches

Allocating rooms to Consultants/doctors/CNS's and updating Book wise as required

Have an understanding of hospital Policies.

Complete Return to Work meetings.

Complete sickness meetings.

Complete Staff Appraisals.

Complete Audits in a timely manner.

Manage Complaints.

Manage staff disputes.

Liaise with ambulance control/A& E and wards.

Cover clinics

Must be prepared to step up in band 7 absence.

And many more

The candidate needs:

Good communication skills.

calm manner.

Act professional at all times.

Have a pleasant disposition.



About us

We are recognised as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to Build Healthier Lives, and we recognise that we need incredible staff to do this.

Our commitment to our staff is to create the best place for them to work, and we are dedicated to:

Investing in the health and wellbeing of our staff, including a commitment of offering flexible working where we can Offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.

UHB is committed to ensuring that our staff are treated fairly and feel that they belong, by creating a kind and inclusive environment. This is about equity of opportunity removing all barriers, including discrimination and ensuring each individual member of staff reach their true potential, achieve their ambitions and thrive in their work. This is more than words. We are taking action. Our commitment to an inclusive culture is embedded at all levels of the organisation where every voice is heard, driven by our diverse and active staff networks, and at Board level by the Fairness Taskforce led by our CEO. We nurture a culture which empowers staff to challenge discriminatory behaviours and to enable people to bring their 'whole self' to a kinder, more connected and bold place to work.

University Hospitals Birmingham is a Smoke-Free premises hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

*Please Note : For a detailed job description for this vacancy, please see attached Job Description*

Person Specification



  • *Registered Adult Nurse on the NMC register


  • *Health care management / leadership qualification



  • *Substantial post registration experience working in a complex health care setting / Acute NHS care setting supervising / mentoring junior staff
  • *Evidence of professional /clinical knowledge in area supplemented by specialist clinical and or managerial training and CPD
  • *Can demonstrate understanding / experience / willingness to be a practice based supervisor / assessor as detailed in the Nursing & Midwifery Council ( NMC ) standards for student supervision and assessment
  • *Professional portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development, evidence of ability to maintain professional registration
  • *Relevant and recent clinical experience within the speciality /acute care setting, including the supervision /education of junior staff
  • *Experience of mentoring undergraduate students
  • *Evidence of ability to lead /coordinate a shift /area of department
  • *Experience in learning from incidents /complaints and supporting changes in practice.
  • *Demonstrable ability, experience, passion in the following:
  • oLeadership
  • oTeam Building
  • oManaging resources
  • oTime management
  • oRole modelling
  • oChange management / clinical developments
  • oClinical governance
  • oAudit and research
  • oWorkforce planning / management
  • oNHS policy and political awareness

Additional Criteria


  • *Demonstrates specialist expertise underpinned by theory acquired through CPD
  • *Evidence of involvement and leadership in teaching and mentoring learners
  • *Competence in expanded clinical practice associated with the role
  • *Excellent Communication skills /written / verbal / IT
  • *Ability to work under pressure across competing demands
  • *Ability to articulate the principles of safeguarding and mental capacity
  • *Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • *Approachable and friendly
  • *Supportive
  • *Flexible
  • *Well organised
  • *Effective communicator
  • *Sound clinical reasoning and decision making
  • *Ability to perform in complex and challenging situations
  • *Ability to inspire and lead a team
  • *Ability to work flexible shift pattern, where required to include rotation to day /night duty and unsocial hours according to service need

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Heartlands Hospital

Bordesley Green E


West Midlands

B9 5SS

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