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Junior Sister

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
Depending on experience Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
An excellent opportunity for x2 Sister / Charge Nurse' who are committed to high quality care for children, young people and their families.

The Children's Assessment Unit presently offers care from 8am-9pm, but we are very excited to be opening a new Unit which will offers both an assessment area and short stay to children and young people presenting with a variety of medical conditions, along with caring for some surgical and orthopaedic patients. The ward has 6 overnight beds and 8 assessment spaces

You will be based within Children & Families Division where our main services are at Doncaster Royal Infirmary and Bassetlaw Hospitals. The Division is progressive and innovative, continually striving to improve services for children, young people and their families. Working as part of a team of Nurses, Play Leaders, Healthcare Assistants, Housekeepers and alongside the medical team, you will be responsible for providing the highest standard of evidenced based patient care.

Hours available for this position are: 1 x 30hrs per week and 1 x 35hrs per week

Interview Date: 1st August 2024

Main duties of the job

It is essential that you are registered as RSCN / RNC with proven experience as a Staff Nurse along with professional post-registration development. It is also essential that you have evidence of ward management under supervision.

To coordinate the activities of the ward to ensure the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised holistic patient care in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belong and Thrive, 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 accommodate 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 to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso 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





  • ENB 998 Preparation of Mentors and Teachers (or equivalent)
  • Management development course



  • Proven experience as Staff Nurse
  • Professional post-registration development
  • Ward management under supervision


  • Nursing experience in an acute setting
  • Bench marking / Audit experience

Interpersonal Skills


  • Good verbal and written communication skills with multi-disciplinary team/client/relatives
  • Interpersonal SkillsGood verbal and written communication skills with multi-disciplinary team/client/relatives Able to employ tact and patience when dealing with difficult situationsKnowledge of dealing with conflict supporting staff through mechanism such as clinical supervision Understanding of leadership and empowerment issues

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Bassetlaw Teaching Hospital

Blyth Road


S81 0BD

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