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Clinical Sister SAU

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This post is for internal candidates to South Tees Trust. If you are not currently working within the trust your application will not be reviewed and automatically rejected at shortlisting stage. Please be aware of this when submitting your application.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Perioperative Medicine Collaborative for an enthusiastic and innovative practitioner who wishes to provide dynamic support as unit sister working in SAU.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will need to adopt a visible and accessible approach for patients, their relatives, carers and staff, to co-ordinate teams to help improve performance at all levels. Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, clinical expertise and knowledge. Possess positive leadership skills, have the ability to work on their own initiative, as part of a team and possess excellent clinical, communication and organisational skills. This role is key in helping meet the challenges of bed pressures and promoting an increase in day surgery, whilst maintaining both patient safety and an excellent patient experience.

If you are a practising level 1 registered nurse working with surgical experience, think you have the skills and passion to make a difference, then we would like to hear from you.

Please note this post may close at sufficient applicants.

About us

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Details of the full job description and person specification are available to view when you click to apply for the vacancy and click on the about this job link and the documents will be attached at the bottom of the screen.

Person Specification



  • Up to date ILS and mandatory training
  • Degree or Diploma in Nursing plus specialist experience/training
  • Current NMC Registration



  • Ability to work within the boundaries of the NMC professional code of conduct
  • Commitment to evidence based practice
  • Ability to use initiative to make a decision within sphere of work and/or knowledge recognising where assistance is required

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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