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Nurse Team Leader

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Pro rata/per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Full and part time hours

Ward B5 - healthcare of the elderly is an exciting new 24 bedded inpatient ward (up to 33 beds under winter pressures). We are currently looking for band 6 nurse team leaders to join our new team.

We are looking for passionate, hardworking and friendly Senior Nurses to support the Ward Manager. They will be the advocate for the ward managers in their absence and ensure care is delivered according to trust policies and procedures.

They will coordinate the ward providing effective and consistent leadership to junior members of staff. It is an exciting time here at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust as we are currently transforming the way in which we deliver healthcare in Rotherham.

To align with our vision as an organisation of becoming an outstanding trust, delivering excellent healthcare at home, in our community and in our hospital.

To deliver this model of health care we are looking to recruit Nurse Team Leaders who will join us in our aim to become an outstanding division, delivering safe, effective, well led, caring and responsive treatment to our patients by individuals and teams that are well led, kind, caring and compassionate.

To arrange a visit or for further information, please contact -

Kerry Smith on 01709 425365/428049

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for a large team of staff, including Staff Nurses, Nursing Associates, Health Care Support Workers, Student Nurses, apprentices and volunteers.

To work closely with all members of the multi professional team to ensure that patients receive seamless care within the Trust and community.

To provide specialist advice to support assessment, planning and implementation of care and where appropriate carry out specialist nursing procedures.

To contribute to specialist education and training programmes for other staff and learners.

To actively assist the Ward Manager, deputising in their absence, in maintaining a safe environment, whilst utilising the staff base to maximum efficiency.

About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) is a combined acute and community Trust serving our local population of around 270,000 people. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham.

As a Trust we are on a journey to excellence and our people and culture are at the heart of everything we do for patients. In the latest NHS Staff Survey, we are the second most improved Trust in England for would you recommend the Trust as a place to work?, and were one of the most improved for staff engagement overall.

But dont just take our word for it each year hundreds of colleagues receive nominations for our Excellence and Proud awards, showcasing our brilliant people and recognising their achievements. Our people make a difference to the lives of patients every day and we are proud of the improvements we are making.

All of our 5,100 colleagues are key to our improvement journey, and we are continuing to improve our services by upholding the Trusts values of Ambitious, Caring and Together. If you are passionate about making a difference, then please apply to join us on our journey to excellence.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached the job description and person specification for the full details about the role and the responsibilities.

Person Specification



  • Recruitment and selection experience
  • Presenting complex information to large groups



  • Equivalent level of knowledge acquired without formal course of study
  • Theoretical and practical e.g. develops data bases and reporting systems
  • Knowledge of Surgical procedures either worked in similar environment or willingness to work towards increasing knowledge
  • Professional, technical, specialist
  • Policies, practices and procedures e.g. NHS national policies, standards, requirements and directions that relate to measuring and improving the quality and safety of patient care



  • Recognised nursing qualification.
  • Current level one NMC registration, Relevant learning beyond registration.
  • Recognised teaching and assessing qualification with experience of coaching and development of colleagues.
  • Registered Practice Assessor and up to date Practice Supervisor.
  • Evidence of post qualifying training in acute care.


  • Degree level or evidence of working towards

Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust


The Rotherham Nhs Foundation Trust

Moorgate Road


South Yorkshire

S60 2UD

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