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Nurse Team Leader-Renal

East and North Herts NHS Trust
St Albans
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, Plus 5% High Cost Area Supplement
Closing date
13 Jul 2024

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

You will work as an integral part of the multidisciplinary management-clinical team in renal. You will demonstrate expertise and leadership in the delivery of care to patients requiring Renal Replacement Therapy (RRT) in the form of haemodialysis.

This post holder will be expected to rotate between the haemodialysis units as service needs dictate and to gain invaluable experience.

To participate in the Renal On-call service as necessary.

In addition, you will receive aHigh CostArea Supplementof 5% of your basic salary, subject to a minimum payment of �1,192and a maximum payment of �2,011per annum pro rata.

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

Utilise effective communication methods with nursing and medical colleagues, patients and visitors in ways that are consistent with their level of understanding, culture, and background.

Refer patients to other appropriate multi-disciplinary team members when needs and/or risks are beyond own scope of practice.

Reinforce developments, improvements, successes, and achievements at every opportunity supported by relevant and accurate information.

Constructively tackle queries and objections to developing knowledge, ideas and work practice and making alternative proposals.

Evaluate own effectiveness in influencing the policy agenda and use this to inform future practice.

Undertake annual appraisals and performance monitoring as designated, in accordance with Trust policies and procedures.

About us

At East and 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

Qualifications / Training


  • Good Basic education
  • Willingness to successfully complete the level 2 apprenticeship and QCF as identified by department (or equivalent qualification) within 12 months of employment
  • Willingness to successfully complete the relevant renal competencies for the role.


  • Health related level 2 apprenticeship and QCF (or equivalent qualification)

Previous Experience


  • Previous experience in a health care setting



  • Ability to communicate in a variety of settings with individuals of varying levels of understanding
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Demonstrates a flexible approach to work.
  • Understanding of quality and change in the clinical setting


  • Basic IT skills or willingness to develop.



  • Understanding of the requirements of the role.


  • Basic understanding of NHS issues

Employer details

Employer name

East and North Herts NHS Trust


St Albans City Hospital

Waverley Road

St Albans


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