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Sister/Charge Nurse

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pa/pro rata for part time staff
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse position within Respiratory Medicine at the Northern General Hospital. We are looking for a highly motivated, experienced nurse to assist the Senior Sister in managing Huntsman 7, a predominantly Respiratory inpatient ward with Gastroenterology and Diabetes and Endocrinology beds.

Respiratory Medicine is a broad ranging speciality that encompasses the diagnosis and treatment of patients with acute respiratory disease, including specialist care for diseases, such as cystic fibrosis, pulmonary vascular disease, and Interstitial lung disease (ILD).

The successful candidate will be required to work to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals PROUD standards and behaviours and will need to demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills. You will be committed to providing high standards of safe, effective, and compassionate care to this patient group in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team that meets the expectations of individual patients and their families.

Main duties of the job

  • To undertake and support in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation ofspecific programmes of patient care, taking a lead role in reducing the length of stay ofrespiratory patients.
  • Exercise judgement in assessing wide ranging patient problems and promote options foroptimum patient care, including health promotion and education.
  • To develop and implement evidence-based programmes of care which are patient focused,health promoting, and system managed.
  • To maintain effective communication with all patients, carers, and members of the Healthcareteam.
  • To act sensitively, confidentially and with empathy in demonstrating understanding of wide-ranging physical and emotional needs.

About us

You will be working for an organisation which values and respects all of its staff and the community it serves. The Trust is a leader in the NHS and research sectors and provides excellent benefits for its staff. This includes commitments to professional development but also many policies to support employees in balancing their personal and professional lives.

GRaDE Care Group is comprised of 3 clinical directorates:
  • Diabetes and Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology and Hepatology
  • Respiratory Medicine

All three directorates operate on the Northern and Central campus' although the acute admitting base for all of the specialties is at the Northern General Hospital. The Care Group has 11 acute base wards at the Northern General Hospital and one acute and one elective base ward at the Central Campus. Outpatient services operate on both campus' and are supported by the Patient Booking Hub at the Royal Hallamshire Hospital.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please view the attached Job Description and Person Specification documents for full details regarding this post.

When completing your application please ensure that you clearly demonstrate how you meet the role criteria.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse
  • To have completed the national PEAP programme for practice supervisors or equivalent teaching and assessing qualification for those with ENB998 or equivalent qualification/experience or working towards.
  • Possess or working towards a degree.



  • Relevant experience at AFC band 5 (or equivalent qualification/experience)
  • Experience at managing long term conditions.


  • Relevant experience of caring for patients with Respiratory conditions.

Further Training


  • IV drug administration competency.
  • Evidence of recent professional development.
  • Basic IT/Computer skills

Employer details

Employer name

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Northern General Hospital


S5 7AU

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