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Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 918-BN4604

Employer:
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Department:
Cambridge DC
Location:
Cambridge
Salary:
£30,401 - £37,267 pa pro-rata

Have you ever thought about where the blood that Hospitals 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.

 

This vacancy is in the Static Cambridge Donor Centre, in the grounds of Addenbrooks Hospital, and free staff car parking is available on site.

 

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 our donor’s suitability to donate 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 to donate their truly lifesaving blood and blood products.

 

No prior specialist knowledge is required for this Band 6 role; we just 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.

 

The shift pattern for this role is 6 days per fortnight working 56.25 hours over these days, 9.375 hours a day. The earliest start time would be 7:30 with a finish time of approx 17:30. On a late shift you would be working between 10:15 and 20:30.   Saturday and Bank Holiday working will be required on a shared basis with the other Sisters/Charge Nurse in the team.

 

An informal visit is highly recommended.  To arrange an informal discussion about this role please contact Alan Wakeman, Donor Centre Manager, by email at alan.wakeman@nhsbt.nhs.uk or by phone on 07718155289.

 

This advert will close at midnight on 28/08/19, with interviews for shortlisted candidates taking place at the Cambridge Donor Centre on 17/09/19.




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


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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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