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Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 918-BN4581

Employer:
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Department:
Slough Team
Location:
Langley (Slough)
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

Have you ever thought about where the blood that you transfuse comes from? Are you thinking of taking a new direction in your nursing career? Looking for a change? If so come and work for us.

 

NHS Blood and Transplant collects over 7,000 blood donations every day providing vital blood and blood products that help to save and improve the lives of thousands of people every year. We are dedicated to making a difference and we need your help to do so.

 

We save lives but we don’t work in hospitals. No two days are the same in this fast moving and variable environment. We collect blood from donors in Donor Centres and also travel to where our donors are in mobile teams.

 

As a Sister/Charge Nurse in this autonomous role, you will lead and motivate a team of donor carers (similar to Health Care Support staff), use your clinical judgement to make safe decisions about suitability and ensure your team deliver a high standard of care that enables us to meet our regulatory and governance requirements. We need your leadership and management skills to ensure that patients receive safe blood and blood products and our donors feel safe and cared for. By giving the best experience we can for our donors, you will ensure they will want to return time and time again.

 

No prior specialist knowledge is required for this band 6 role; we value what you bring. If you are able to work independently, lead with compassion and resilience, excited by the prospect of enabling change in a fast moving environment, then this is the job for you. We will provide all the training and support you will need with excellent learning and development opportunities and career progression.

 

The normal working hours for this post are 37.5 hours per week. This equates to 4 shifts at approximately 10 hours per shift. The earliest potential start time would be 08:00, if on a late shift you would be finishing at approximately 21:00.

 

Please note: this role will attract a 5% Fringe London High Cost Area Supplement of between £1,520 - £1,762 per annum.

 

An informal visit is highly recommended.  To arrange an informal discussion about this role please contact Birute Zuravska – Senior Sister (Slough Team), at Birute.Zuravska@nhsbt.nhs.uk 

 

This advert will close at 23:59 on Wednesday 21st August 2019, with interviews taking place W/c 2nd September 2019 (date to be confirmed).




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.

We’re an inclusive organisation that reflects the diverse communities we work with and positively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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.


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



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