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Clinical Sister - Ward 29

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Ward 29 is a 25 bedded surgical ward that provides care for surgical patients following acute and emergency surgeries or requiring treatment. Its multi-surgical specialties consist of general surgery, colorectal, urology and orthopaedics.

The clinical sisters will be managerially and professionally responsible for the educational needs and clinical effectiveness/competencies for all the nurses on Ward 29 respectively.

As an integral member of the management team, you will report to and work closely alongside the ward manager, deputy manager and the matron.

You will be a clinical expert in respective specialties through extensive and recent clinical experience in specialties as the role is primarily clinical-based (minimum of two years post-registration). You will undertake clinical shifts in both days and nights in order to identify training needs and deliver bedside teaching while being a visible and accessible clinical role model.

Main duties of the job

You should have a recognised teaching qualification and experience in teaching a wide range of clinical staff and students in a variety of forums.

You should have experience of supervision, mentorship and a commitment to excellence in practice.

You will need to have excellent clinical skills and knowledge within urology, colorectal and general surgery.

You will be highly visible, work alongside the ward staff and assist ward managers in the smooth running of the ward through a culture of continuous improvement and staff development.

About us

NLAG is part of one of the largest acute and community Group 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 Group 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 Group and our community.

Should we receive a high volume of applications the advert may be closed earlier than stated.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more detailed information, please read the job description linked below.

As a Trust we are keen to offer and encourage flexible working opportunities to address health and wellbeing and work-life balance for our employees, this will have a positive impact on the care we provide.

Flexible working is part of a wider commitment to improve the quality and experience of working life and we recognise that it is a key contributor for the recruitment and retention of our employees.

We therefore support and encourage open conversations around a specific working pattern to suit your work-life balance or a multi-role career, if it works for you and works for the role, we'll do our best to make it happen.

Local flexible working arrangements are developed in partnership between the line manager and employee in order to ensure equality of access to flexible working, as far as practicable, regardless of role, shift pattern, team or pay, based on: patient/service user and staff experience, service delivery and work-life balance of colleagues.

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Please be aware that all new employees starting work with us will be charged for the cost of their DBS check, if it is required for their role.

Person Specification

Qualification and Skills


  • Degree or working Towards
  • Qualified Mentor or Working towards
  • Evidence of Post Registration Development in Relevant Speciality
  • Venepuncture and Cannulation
  • Catheterisation
  • Experience of managing a team or managing a ward/Taking charge -Minimum of 18months Registration
  • Experience in providing clinical teaching, assessing & supporting with competencies for student nurses & newly qualified Nurses with competencies
  • Sound Clinical Knowledge and skills within Speciality


  • Leadership Skills/Course/Qualification
  • Involvement in Change management
  • Clinical audit Skills
  • E-rostering and safe Care live awareness
  • Datix Management

role requirement


  • 2 years experience


  • band 6 experience

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust


Scunthorpe General Hospital

Cliff Gardens


DN15 7BH

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