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DCC- Sister/Charge Nurse

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a qualified critical care nurse with strong leadership potential who would like to be part of the senior nursing team in a large dynamic and friendly critical care department?

At Doncaster we have 22 beds - combined level 3 (ICU) and level 2 (HDU), we care for a wide range of adult critically ill medical and surgical emergency and elective cases. The unit has an excellent nursing skill mix and staff work in teams of five nurses so you get the experience and excitement of working in a large department but still have the friendly and supportive atmosphere.

We have a fully comprehensive career pathway offering induction, preceptorship and critical care qualifications as well as advanced clinical skills and leadership opportunities for experienced staff. We have a critical care nurse consultant and clinical nurse educators to support you and there are many opportunities to be involved in service improvement and research projects.

Main duties of the job

We have a great working relationship with allied health professionals who support our patients, and our medical team who provide 24 hour cover to the unit and help support and educate our nurses. For experienced critical care nurses there are very good opportunities for career progression. If you are interested and have any questions or would like an informal visit we would be happy to meet you.

We welcome applications from ambitious critical care nurses with significant critical care experience, and recognised critical care and mentoring qualifications. You will join our large team of sisters/charge nurses with the opportunity to supervise and support junior staff as well as maintaining your clinical skills and developing further management and leadership skills.

About us

Doncaster & Bassetlaw NHS FT is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire, and the surrounding areas. Our services are based over three main hospital sites employing over 6,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, so whether you spend just one year or fifty with us, it's our pledge to help youDevelop,BelongandThrive,Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to support a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement commencing at 27 days holiday per year plus bank holidays (pro rata).o Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • RN adult with current registration
  • Bachelors degree in nursing/health or equivalent academic credits
  • Completion of specialist academic Critical Care modules or equivalent or equivalent experience
  • Comprehensive competency framework documented.
  • Mentoring & assessing qualification or equivalent or equivalent experience


  • Post graduate studies in nursing / healthcare
  • ALS / ILS



  • Extensive critical care knowledge & skills (mechanical ventilation, CVVH/CITRATE, haemodynamic monitoring)
  • Evidence of learning and development in line with NMC requirements
  • Up to date knowledge of professional issues.
  • Experience of working in a supervisory role.


  • Evidence of management skills.
  • Completion of leadership / management programme.

Personal Attributes & Skills


  • Demonstrate positive verbal and written communication skills with multi-disciplinary team / client / relatives
  • Demonstrate a caring manner with an understanding disposition
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Provide evidence of encouraging a culture of innovation and continuous improvement
  • Act as a positive role model to others by means of good attendance, punctuality and smart appearance

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe Road



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