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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 23/01/2020.

Sister/Charge Nurse (XR06)

Job Reference: 298-ONC-703

Leeds Cancer Centre
298 Ward J23 Oncology - SJH
St James University Hospital
£30,401 to £37,267 pa



Are you looking for a new opportunity? Are you a band 5 registered nurse ready for a management position? Or a band 6 seeking a new challenge?


We are looking for a highly motivated individual to undertake the role of Sister/Charge Nurse within the Breast Unit. The Unit consists of both ward and outpatient areas, and cares for patients undergoing breast and endocrine surgery on a short stay basis, as well as patients with a variety of other surgical needs.


Working across both our Inpatient and Outpatient areas this is an exciting opportunity to develop your management and surgical skills. You will also be committed to providing a high standard of care in our fast paced environment.


Candidates will be able to demonstrate good leadership qualities, an ability to motivate team members, evidence of supporting and sustaining change management, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills. A commitment to your personal professional development as well as that of team members and the service is required.


For more information please contact

Sara Willis (0113) 2069123

Andy Bennett (0113) 2068652

This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

Our goal is to be the best place to work, to achieve this we engage with and listen to our staff, to understand their needs. We are proud to support all individuals to work flexibly so they can maintain a good work life balance and provide support as a carer or parent. We value our diverse staff and are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required and to support staff who require adjustments to ensure they can work safely during the Covid-19 pandemic.

If you are offered a position, you may be required to undertake a DBS. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £48 or Standard £30) from your salary over a 3 month period (including Internal staff). You will also be required to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year. This is a condition of your employment. DBS checks for volunteers are free.

Please ensure your application is submitted with referees who can verify your employment/education history over the last three years and include valid email addresses for them. LTHT will request electronic Factual Employment References from your previous employers. These references will be requested before you are issued with an unconditional offer of employment letter.

Please note that a car parking permit or space cannot be guaranteed.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has received the Gold Award from the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme and we welcome applications from defence personnel to work for us.

If you have any questions about the process please contact the Recruitment Service on (0113) 2065980

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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