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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/08/2021.

Nurse Team Leader

Job Reference: 165-21-07-149

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
165 Ward A4 - Medically Fit Ward
£31,365 to £37,890 pa

Please Note - The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is following the current Government guidelines regarding social distancing.

With this in mind, all interviews are now conducted by video link using Microsoft Teams. Full details of our process will be given to shortlisted candidates when invited to interview.

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust

Sister/Charge Nurse

Ward A4

Medicine Division

Hours Full / Part Time – Internal Rotation

Band 6

Salary £31,365 -£37,890

An exciting opportunity is available at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust for the post of Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse (Band 6) on ward A4.

It is a really exciting time here at The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust where we aim to ensure that every patient, visitor and staff member feels Safe and Sound. To achieve this, we are improving the way we offer support, mentorship, education and training to colleagues at the point of care to ensure they have the necessary knowledge, skills and competence to deliver excellent health care, better outcomes for patients and a positive experience for patients and colleagues.

One way we are transforming this has been by the introduction of Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse posts across the Division of Medicine to provide expert clinical care and advice, we are now in an exciting position to offer these posts on Ward A4 (Medical Ward)

The role of Clinical Sister / Charge Nurse will be to support the Ward Manager and the Deputy Ward Managers by providing clinical expertise and support for junior staff, agency staff and student nurses, whilst providing high quality, evidence based care for all patients, especially those whose condition is deteriorating.

We are looking for outstanding individuals with passion, energy and up to date clinical knowledge and skills and the ability to effectively communicate and support colleagues at the point of care delivery.

The Clinical Sisters / Charge Nurses will work closely with the Practice Development Team and will be accountable to the Ward Manager.

For further information please;

Mrs Jackie Bibby, Senior Sister/Ward Manager, Ward A4

Mrs Jane Grainger, Matron, Division of Medicine,

Closing Date; 16th August 2021

Interview Date; TBC


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The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is committed to diversity and inclusion and welcomes applications from everyone. The Trust seeks to establish a workforce as diverse as the population it serves. We will consider applications to work flexibly. If you are disabled and require reasonable adjustments to the application process, please contact the Recruitment Team to discuss.

The cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial costs of the disclosure, and you can choose to have this deducted from either your first month’s salary or in instalments over your first 3 months’ salary. The current price of a standard check is £23 and an enhanced check is £40.

The Trust offers free car parking at the Woodside Building (Woodside Building, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2TY) if your interview is at the Main Hospital Site, which is a five-minute walk from Woodside. If you require accessible parking or any other reasonable adjustment in order to attend your interview, please contact the Recruitment Team, who will be happy to help you.

You will be asked for proof of your qualifications at the conditional offer stage of your employment. If you are unable to provide evidence the offer may be withdrawn.

New starters to the NHS will start at the bottom of the advertised salary band.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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