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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/07/2019.

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Senior Sister / Senior Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 918-NM4525

Employer:
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Department:
Southampton Team
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 pa

Have you ever thought about where the blood that you transfuse comes from? Are you looking for a leadership role, wanting to further develop your management skills? Want to lead a team who work with people in the heart of the community? If so come and work for us.

 

We save lives but we don’t work in hospitals. No two days are the same in this fast moving and variable environment. Our teams work in static Donor Centres facilitating blood and platelet donations and also travel out to the community where our donors attend our mobile teams.

 

As a Senior Sister/Charge Nurse you will work closely with the Area Manager/Matron providing visible leadership to a Blood Donation team. You will ensure that high quality, safe and effective care is provided at all times. You will need to juggle management and clinical priorities ensuring the smooth running of the team and a balanced delivery of high performance across a wide range of clinical and operational standards and regulatory compliance.

 

In this autonomous role, you will lead from the front and work alongside your team acting as a role model, demonstrating what it takes to deliver a great donor experience.

 

No prior specialist clinical knowledge is required for this band 7 role however we are looking for a senior nurse with some management experience. If you are able to work independently, lead with compassion and resilience, and are excited by the prospect of enabling change in a fast moving environment, then this is the job for you. We will provide you with the training you need to enable you to attain NHSBT’s Management Passport with access to a wide range of leadership development opportunities and career progression.

 

This is a part-time post up to 30 hours per week, you will be working up to 4 days/week; 7.5 hours/day. Normal hours would between 09:00 and 17:30 hrs, however, on occasions you may be expected to work earlier or later than these times.

 

An informal discussion is essential and a session visit desirable. To arrange an informal discussion and session visit please contact Sue Knight at sue.knight-bristol@nhsbt.nhs.uk or 07808 906492

 

Closing date for applications is 23:59hrs on 24 July 2019

Interviews for this role will take place on 05 August 2019 (subject to confirmation)




NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) offers a dynamic and friendly working environment where teamwork is highly valued. Personal development is also considered a priority and is supported through extensive training and development opportunities open to all employees.

Three small words, one big difference - Caring, Expert and Quality.

Together we'll save and improve more lives than ever


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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