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Senior Sister/Charge Nurse

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Hull and East Riding Community Diagnostic Centre (CDC) is looking for a Senior Sister/Charge Nurse with a flair for innovation and leadership in a community based setting.

We are seeking an exceptional senior nurse who can seamlessly manage and synchronise the operations of our Phlebotomy Service. You will provide specialist nursing advice and support to the nursing team within the phlebotomy department to facilitate high quality, individualised care to patients/clients and relatives/carers without supervision and in collaboration with a multidisciplinary ensemble of specialities such as sonographers, physiologists, radiographers and technicians, in line with local and national targets.

The new CDC building is due to open early 2025 and will be based on Storey Street in Hull City Centre. In the interim period, prior to the opening of the new CDC, the phlebotomy service will be provided from the Wilberforce Centre on Storey Street where you will be working alongside speciality clinical and business teams to develop local processes and policies to ensure we deliver the best pathways to care to our patients and be involved in a critical part of building and developing a community based team, providing motivation and leadership.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the effective management of the Hull and east Riding Community Diagnostic Centre Phlebotomy Department over the 24-hour period. They will provide both clinical and managerial leadership to the nursing team. They will supervise the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care ensuring that nursing and corporate standards are maintained and measured.

The post holder will work closely with speciality business and multidisciplinary teams developing and progressing seamless pathways for patient care from the acute hospital and other care providers. Further details on specific skills, knowledge and experience are in the Job description and person specification.

About us

The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community Partnership arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Partnership and our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information please refer to the attached detailed job description and person specification are provided in the attachments.

Person Specification



  • RGN 1st Level with current NMC Registration
  • Teaching/mentorship qualification or equivalent teaching experience


  • Nursing related degree
  • Leadership qualification or equivalent experience

Knowledge, Training & Experience


  • Significant post-registration experience which must be at Band 6, with a demonstrable period of working successfully as a leader
  • Experience of professional development.


  • Previous management experience in a clinic/community setting

Communication and Interpersonal Skills


  • Excellent communication skills with patients and the wider MDT.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to lead a team and also work independently
  • Ability to develop and motivate staff
  • Ability to effect change in current working practice
  • Good Time Management skills
  • Ability to develop teaching materials
  • Evidence of recent study and professional development


  • Experience of hospital based IT systems, such as Lorenzo.
  • Experience of outpatient based booking systems.
  • Evidence of participating in the development of outpatient speciality pathways
  • Knowledge of research and audit including implementation of findings and review of outcomes

Personal Attributes


  • Confident and positive attitude to workplace changes.
  • Ability to work Flexibly to meet the needs of the service
  • Highly motivated to succeed

Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Hull and East Riding Community Diagnostic Centre

Storey Street



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