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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/04/2020.

Sister/Charge Nurse

Job Reference: 918-BN5415

Employer:
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Department:
Leeds City Donor Centre
Location:
Leeds
Salary:
£31,365 to £37,890 pa (pro rata for part time)

Sister/Charge Nurse

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 based at Leeds City Donor Centre.

As a Sister/Charge Nurse in this autonomous role, you will lead and motivate a team of donor carers, use your clinical judgement to make safe decisions about donor 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 can 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 all the training and support you will need with excellent learning and development opportunities and career progression.

The shift pattern for this role is 8 days per fortnight, working up to 67 hours over these days, 8.20 hours a day. The earliest start time would be 08:00am with a finish time of 17:00pm, if on a late shift you would be starting at 10.40am and finishing at 19:30pm.

An informal discussion about this role is highly recommended. To arrange this please contact Lynne Ainsworth via email at lynne.ainsworth@nhsbt.nhs.uk

This advert will close at midnight on Wed 15th April, with interviews taking place at Leeds Centre, Bridle Path, Leeds, LS15 7TW on Thursday 23rd April 2020 (subject to change).




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.


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current 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 current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration 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, have had to 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) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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