Sister/Charge Nurse (Outpatients)

South Tees Hospitals N
The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough
Competitive salary
21 Jul 2021
30 Jul 2021
Role Type
Start Date
37.5 hours per week (Permanent)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse to join our friendly and supportive Outpatient team at The James Cook University Hospital. Our department is diverse providing services across a wide spectrum of specialties including Surgery, Urology, Nephrology, and Vascular. This post will offer you valuable experience and excellent opportunities to rotate between all specialties.

We are looking for, an enthusiastic and highly motivated senior nurse who can demonstrate they have the ability to lead and motivate staff. You will be a team player with good communication, organisational skills and with clinical management experience. You will have a positive can do attitude and always striving for the best for your patients and nursing staff. Our team provide a range of nursing skills to meet the needs of patients in a safe, caring environment that promotes dignity, privacy and respect. You will have the ability to engage clinically with all members of the multi-disciplinary team. You will have in depth proven clinical knowledge guiding the nursing team to work within this framework. You will be expected to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, along with the ability to sensitively manage change

The post holder will be expected to have responsibility for the department, to provide professional clinical leadership, advice and guidance for the team. They will need to have problem solving skills and be able to enhance clinical patient pathways with innovation/ improvements based on current research/ guidance.

Please note this vacancy will close when we have received sufficient applications.

For further details / Informal visits contact:

Name: Mandy Coleman

Job Title: Manager

Email Address:

Telephone Number: 01642 854080

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust; this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:-

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

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Please be aware, there are occasions where some vacancies may close prior to the closing date advertised. This will only happen where sufficient applications are received AND will be made evident on the job advert.

Please note if you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you via the email address that you have applied from so please ensure you check your emails regularly.

Existing employees of South Tees NHS Foundation Trust currently on the Redeployment Register, who meet the essential criteria for this post, will be shortlisted and interviewed prior to all other applicants.

IMPORTANT - Please ensure you read the 'Guidance Notes for Applicants' document attached to this advert before you start to complete your application form. This document provides detailed advice regarding the completion of your application form. The guidance document also provides in detail what identification and certificates you must provide at interview should you be shortlisted. As part of our pre-employment screening process, all applicants are required to provide references from their last continuous 3 year employment and/or training/education. The referees MUST be a Line Manager/Supervisor. Applicants are requested to ensure email addresses for all referees are included on their application form. Personal references and references from colleagues are not acceptable.
Unfortunately we are unable to respond to all applicants and those who are not contacted within six weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has been unsuccessful.

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.

UK Registration

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

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