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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
25 Jun 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an excellent and exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and suitably experienced Registered nurse to join Brearley 6 at the Northern General Hospital. Brearley 6 is a 28-bedded ward caring for elderly patients including those with Dementia and Parkinson's Disease.

We are looking for dynamic, enthusiastic, committed and aspirational nurses who want to do a good job and fulfil their own personal objectives and goals and make a difference to patients and the staff alike.

Applications are invited from experienced Registered Nurses who ideally have experience in caring for the elderly.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate clinical expertise along with management and leadership skills.

It would be expected that applicants would be able to demonstrate excellent skills in clinical practice and organisational ability, together with superb communication and interpersonal skills.

Main duties of the job

  • To develop and provide specialised programmes of nursing care to a diverse range of patients and support to carers on the ward.
  • To lead a team of qualified, support and student team members.
  • To take charge of the ward regularly.
  • Support the Senior Sister/Senior Charge Nurse in ensuring the highest standard and quality of nursing care is delivered.

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.

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.

Person Specification



  • Experience of working in Geriatric Medicine areas.
  • Evidence of personal and professional development.
  • Ability to work autonomously.
  • An understanding of patient flow in a busy acute area


  • Evidence of management experience



  • Registered Nurse (valid with NMC)
  • To have completed the national PEAP programme for practice supervisors or equivalent teaching and assessing qualification for those with ENB998.


  • Evidence of academic achievement, working towards Degree level of study.
  • PgCert.

Further Training


  • Commitment to continuous personal development.


  • Successful completion of clinical and management training

Special Skills/Aptitudes


  • Excellent effective communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Commitment to work within the Clinical Governance Framework
  • Ability to successfully manage and evaluate change

Other Factors


  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs of the system

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Northern General Hospital

Herries road


S5 7AU

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