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Nurse Team Leader -11A Respiratory

East and North Herts NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Respiratory nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are recruiting for a Nurse Team Leader - 11A Respiratory who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate good effective leadership styles and is effective in managing teams, as well as ensuring that all patient quality indicators are achieved as well as providing support in a very busy multi-disciplinary environment to staff in order for them to obtain there competencies along with the relevant skills.

Provide excellent shift leadership and management of the designated ward/department when on duty, and lead a team of staff, in order to carry out delivery of care to a complex group of patients.

The post holder will work collaboratively with the senior team in respiratory to deliver effective high quality safe patient centered care and will, when required, rotate between the respiratory support Unit and the ward as service needs dictate to gain invaluable experience participating in the respiratory environment.

Our Values are Include, Respect and Improve. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Main duties of the job

You will support the continuing education, training and professional development for the respiratory staff, to promote the acquisition of new skills and knowledge ensuring that nursing staff acquire and maintain the professional standards and competencies when caring for people.

Act as a role model and provide supervision and leadership to nursing staff under the guidance of the Senior Sister/Charge Nurses ensuring high standards of patient care at all times challenging and ensuring others challenge poor practise.

You will act in such a way as to promote a positive image of the Trust at all times and as such may need to represent the Sister/Charge Nurse with key stakeholders to promote this.

About us

At East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general & specialist services we provide & our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible & innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:
  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood

We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation our staff & patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We understand that finding and starting a new job is an important life decision. If you need reasonable adjustments for a disability, or a life event, such as menopause - so that we can consider your application fairly & to get the best out of you during the selection process, please let us know.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. Employees are entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns & we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made & considered formally, & will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification applicant pack for further detailed information regarding this role

Person Specification



  • Relevant post registration education
  • Mentorship


  • To be a sign off mentor
  • Working towards relevant degree or qualification



  • Significant experience in caring for patients with respiratory conditions
  • Experience of working in a respiratory support unit or HDU
  • Experience of caring for patients requiring non invasive ventilation.


  • Evidence of undertaking research



  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Multidiscaplinary working


  • Evidence of leadership skills



  • Demonstrates knowledge of caring for patients with respiratory conditions
  • Understanding of quality related issues
  • computer literate


  • Motivated to take on increasing responsibilities

Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust


Lister Hospital

Corey's mill lane



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