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Sister - Neonatal Services

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
An excellent opportunity for a Sister who is committed to high quality care for babies and their families to join our Neonatal Services. Working as part of a team of Medical Staff, Nurses, Nursery Nurse and a Housekeeper, you will be responsible for providing the highest standard of evidenced based patient care.

To provide the highest standard of assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individualised holistic care in conjunction with the multi-disciplinary team.

Main duties of the job

As a Band 6 Sister you will require RN/RN Child with evidence of professional development. Completion of the Neonatal Intensive Care Course is essential. There are opportunities to undertake a range of professional and personal development activities.

Utilise a variety of strategies to communicate effectively in a highly stressful environment with patients and those involved in their care. The post holder must also communicate effectively with staff in the Trust, in other organisations and with the general public. Utilise specialist communication skills where barriers to understanding exist. Maintain the child's right as an individual according to the philosophy of the Children's & Families Division and Trust.

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



  • Able to accommodate the demands of the post with flexible working as required and good attendance.
  • Precise and methodical in working practice and able to work under own initiative.
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills with multi-disciplinary team/client/relatives.
  • Demonstrate a caring manner with an understanding disposition


  • Provide evidence of supervision of students/nurses e.g. preceptorship, education, mentorship.



  • RSCN/RN (child)/RGN
  • Diploma in Care of the Newborn /ENB 405


  • ENB 998 (or equivalent) / evidence of teaching



  • Demonstrate professional post-registration development in order to effectively manage a ward team in the absence of a Sister/Charge Nurse.
  • Proven experience working with the neonatal setting
  • Ability to demonstrate up to date knowledge of neonatal policies, procedures and working practices
  • Evidence of learning and development in line with PREP requirements


  • Skills in all aspects of neonatal nursing
  • Awareness of audit and research
  • Evidence of ward management under supervision

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Doncaster Royal Infirmary

Armthorpe Road



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