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Job summary

Main area
Medicine
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 Hours Per Week
Job ref
272-1802295
Employer
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Bassetlaw
Town
Bassetlaw
Salary
£30,401 to £37,267 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing
21/07/2019 23:59
Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

Sister / Charge Nurse for Assessment and Treatment Centre (ATC)

Band 6

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of Yorkshire’s leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 420,000 across South Yorkshire, North Nottinghamshire and the surrounding areas.

Hosting three main hospital sites and a number of additional services, the Trust is one of only five Teaching Hospitals in Yorkshire and by 2018 is projecting to train 25% of all medical students in the region, while we currently train 30% of all other healthcare professional students.

A modern and forward-facing Trust employing over 6,500 members of staff, the hospital provides a full range of local hospital services across Doncaster Royal Infirmary in Doncaster, Bassetlaw Hospital in Worksop, Montagu Hospital in Mexborough.

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An exciting opportunity has arisen within our busy 21 bedded Assessment and Treatment Centre, for an exceptional nurse to join us as Sister. This ward admits acute medical patients with a wide range of conditions for assessment and initiation of treatment prior to transferring to the most appropriate area.

ATC is a highly active environment, is fast paced, with a high turnover of patients. The successful applicant must have the ability to thrive in this environment, along with knowledge and experience of working on an acute medical ward, You will be joining a strong and supportive team and we will enable you to improve your leadership skills, which will compliment your already sound medical nursing knowledge. You will also have the opportunity to develop your management skills by participating in Datix investigations, appraisals, sickness management and training and education.

As Sister, you will frequently be in charge of the ward, managing capacity, patient flow,  liaising with all MDT members and supporting junior staff, whilst ensuring a safe, effective and caring environment. As part of the senior nursing team, you are expected to engage in our aim to continually improve the care we provide for our patients. You need to be open to trying new ideas and contribute towards evidence-based quality improvements. Vital to this is excellent communication to involve and enthuse the rest of the team.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Suzanna Cullum- Ward Manager, Tel: 01909 572892, or email s.cullum@nhs.net