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Sister/Charge Nurse

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Band 6
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse position within Respiratory Medicine at the Northern General Hospital. We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced nurse to assist the Senior Sister in managing Huntsman 7, a predominantly Respiratory inpatient ward with Gastroenterology and Diabetes and endocrinology beds.

Respiratory Medicine is a broad ranging speciality that encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of patients with acute respiratory disease, including specialist care for diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, pulmonary vascular disease, and Interstitial lung disease (ILD).

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be required to work to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals PROUD standards and behaviours and will need to demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills. You will be committed to providing high standards of safe, effective, and compassionate care to this patient group in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team that meets the expectations of individual patients and their families.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

GRaDE Care Group is comprised of 3 clinical directorates:
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Respiratory Medicine

All three directorates operate on the Northern and Central campus' although the acute admitting base for all of the specialties is at the Northern General Hospital. The Care Group has 11 acute base wards at the Northern General Hospital and one acute and one elective base ward at the Central Campus. Outpatient services operate on both campus' and are supported by the Patient Booking Hub at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

This vacancy is advertised on a fixed term contract basis for the maximum period of 12 months. Where there is potential, the secondment/fixed term contract may finish early, or in the first instance, the secondment/fixed term contract may be extended due to the internal/external secondment of the substantive post holder. The fixed term contract status of the post holder will be reviewed in accordance with the Trust's legal obligations regarding fixed term contracts and secondments in relation to the substantive post holder.

Please also note any secondment must first be agreed with your current line manager.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • To have completed the national PEAP programme for practice supervisors or equivalent teaching and assessing qualification for those with ENB998 or equivalent qualification/experience or working towards.
  • Possess or working towards a degree.



  • Relevant experience at AFC band 5 (or equivalent qualification/experience)
  • Experience at managing long term conditions.


  • Relevant experience of caring for patients with Respiratory conditions.

Further Training


  • IV drug administration competency.
  • Evidence of recent professional development.
  • Basic IT/Computer skills

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Northern General Hospital


S5 7AU

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