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Junior Sister/Charge Nurse - Children/Young Person Assessment - Band 6

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata £28,313 - £34,094 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Are you a strong communicator, have good organisational skills, able to work autonomously and manage you work load effectively? Then we are looking for YOU!

We are seeking a experienced paediatric nurse who is a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Band 6 Junior Sister / Charge Nurse.

This is an exciting opportunity for an innovative, dynamic and enthusiastic registered Children's nurse who is looking to expand their knowledge and experience working with children and young people on ULHT's Safari Ward, the Children's Assessment Unit at Lincoln County Hospital

Main duties of the job

Our Children's Assessment Unit provides compassionate care for Children and Young People from 0 to 16 years of age. Providing care for a mixture of specialties and for a wide range of conditions including High Dependency Care. Safari Ward encompasses the assessment and observation of patients and day care services for our patients, working closely with Rainforest Ward, the children's in-patient area.

This Band 6 role will require someone who wants to develop themselves in a very supportive environment. You will need to enjoy leading a team, whilst ensuring the focus is on delivering high quality evidence-based care to the child and family. You will need to actively participate in ensuring the governance agenda is met and that the trust objectives are at the centre of everything you do. You will also have the opportunity to work across the Paediatric services within the trust.

You will need to be competent, caring and compassionate, with the proven ability to work individually and as part of a multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidates will need to demonstrate their commitment to continuously developing professionally whilst supporting junior colleagues in an acute clinical environment.

We have much to offer any candidate who joins our friendly team. Indeed, we recognise that it is also about you. As a unit we have an active preceptorship and a supportive education programme, and we encourage all staff to undertake courses to ensure their continued development.

About us

Our Trust is situated in the beautiful county of Lincolnshire and is one of the biggest acute hospital trusts in England, serving a population of more than 700,000 people. We provide acute and specialist services to people in Lincolnshire and neighbouring counties. We have an annual income of �643 million (20/21) and we employ nearly 8,500 people.

Our Board have recently agreed a new vision statement - Outstanding Care Personally Delivered - stating their ambition for our Trust to be among the best.

We also have a five year Integrated Improvement Plan setting out how we will achieve our strategic objectives, for patients, services, people and partners, the last recognising that our future success depends on our ability to ensure the Lincolnshire healthcare system is successful in achieving its ambition to help people live healthier lives and provide care closer to where people live.

Our latest CQC report increased our ratings for being effective and well-led from 'Requires Improvement' to 'Good'. Our rating for caring remained as 'Good'.

This is in recognition of the huge amount of work that our amazing staff have done to improve the quality of care for our patients in recent years.

We are committed to helping our staff balance their work and home lives and ensure they feel supported, valued and appreciated

Job description

Job responsibilities

What should you do next?

Have a look at the job description and if you like what you see then apply today. Dont miss this fantastic opportunity to work with a great team in a supportive environment within a great institution. your NHS needs you!!!

Person Specification



  • oRSCN/ Child Branch
  • oENB 998/FLIPS
  • oSafeguarding Training/Awareness
  • oNMC Registration


  • oPLS
  • oEPLS
  • oAPLS



  • o2 years at Band 5 within an Acute Paediatric setting
  • oTeam Management experience
  • oInvolvement in safeguarding of children


  • oExperience of high dependency care

Knowledge, skills, experience


  • oClinical leadership and interpersonal and advocacy skills
  • oAbility to introduce and implement change
  • oAwareness and Knowledge of the dignity in care agenda.
  • Ability to evidence/demonstrate Interview / reference Completed and utilised cannulation and venepuncture training and competencies Application Form 8 key values and behaviours in line with the Trust framework


  • Completed and utilised cannulation and venepuncture training and competencies

Specific Requirements


  • Commitment to child and family centred care.
  • Commitment to own professional development

Employer details

Employer name

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust


Lincoln Hospital

Greetwell Road



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