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0169 - Sister/Charge Nurse

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated nurse to join the band 6 team on the Cardiology / Cardiac Care unit. The Cardiac Care unit consists of 4 beds where level 2 care is provided for Cardiology patients and the ward is a 21 bedded cardiology ward. As band 6 on the Cardiac Care Unit/ Cardiology ward you will be responsible for providing leadership, cardiology expertise, advise and clinical ability.

A commitment to continuous professional development for both yourself and the team is essential, as this will ensure that our team has the required skills and knowledge to deliver safe and effective care.

You will be responsible for supporting your manager in ensuring that our service users needs are met through the delivery of high quality care. As a centre of excellence, you will offer a person-centred approach to their independence and well-being.

The interview date for this role is 31/05/2024

Main duties of the job

Manage the Coronary Care / Ward environment, and be responsible for ensuring co-ordination and delivery of skilled effective care and safe, timely discharge.

Assess, prioritise, plan, implement and evaluate individualised patient care. Supervise others in the aforementioned functions.

Ensure safe, timely discharge or transfer, of patient, to wards, other hospitals or care settings.

Perform and ensure others perform patient observations such as blood pressure, pulse, respirations, oxygen saturations, NEWS, pain score, pressure score and temperatures.

Provide follow up advice, treatment and care.

Perform procedures such as wound care, Catheterisations, venepuncture, and intra venous cannulation, temporary pacing, blood gas analysis.

Be responsible for the safe custody of medication, including checking and administration.

About us

Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close a position early.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a high performing Trust achieving a Good rating in our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) assessment and achieving significant progress in the delivery of our strategic objectives. We are proud of the commitment of our staff to ensuring a strong and sustainable future for this organisation which is highly valued by our local communities.

There has never been a better time to join Barnsley Hospital. It is moving at pace and a we can do this attitude is evident right through the organisation, where staff are engaged for change and committed to being part of the journey to sustainability and growth.

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and fair treatment to all applicants regardless of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, mental or physical disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, age or offending history.

The cost of the DBS (criminal records check) for Band 6 and above roles only will be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction.

Certificates of Sponsorship

For individuals who may require sponsorship under the skilled worker or health & care visa route please use the link below to check your eligibility Check if you need a UK visa - GOV.UK (, band 2 and 3 roles are no longer eligible for sponsorship.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of the role and responsibilities.

Person Specification

Knowledge and awareness


  • Current healthcare issues
  • Quality benchmarking
  • Quality, audit and its application
  • Clinical Governance
  • Healthcare commission standards for better health
  • Risk management and NHSLA
  • Health and Safety
  • Confidentiality
  • Statutory and professional requirements
  • NHS policy



  • 1st level registered
  • Evidence of post registration education and development in relevant speciality
  • 998 or other recognized teaching course


  • Relevant degree or working towards

Skills and Abilities


  • Effective interpersonal / communication
  • Effective decision-making
  • Effective influencing
  • Effective team working
  • Ability to monitor, maintain and improve service delivery
  • Effective change management



  • Extensive band 5 experience in nursing patients with acute cardiac conditions
  • Knowledge and experience of working with CPAP
  • ECG analysis
  • Supporting insertion/ management of temporary pacing wires
  • Arterial line management
  • Central line management
  • Knowledge and experience of cardioversion


  • Recognised leadership development program attendance

Values based questions


  • In around 100 words please describe what Equality & Diversity means to you and why they are important.

Employer details

Employer name

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Pogmoor Road


South Yorkshire

S75 2EP

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