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Deputy Sister/ Charge Nurse

Band 6

Main area
General Surgery and Urology
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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York Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
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Do you share our values? We’re looking for applications from people who:

- care about what they do
- respect and value others
- listen in order to improve
- always do what they can to be helpful

…to help make us a valued and trusted partner within our care system, that delivers safe effective care to our local population.


At York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust patient care is at the heart of all that we do.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse to support in the delivery of excellent patient care on Ward 16.  Ward 16 is a General Surgical Ward specialising in Upper GI and Colorectal Surgery, with an 8 bedded Nurse Enhanced Unit incorporated within this. We are looking to recruit an experienced surgical nurse into the Band 6 Deputy Sister/Charge Nurse role.  

The successful applicant must be dynamic, enthusiastic, forward thinking and ready to broaden their knowledge and leadership skills.

The post will support the Band 7 to lead and to further enhance the team of senior nurses. Focusing on patient experience, patient safety and providing assurance that standards are met for every patient, every time.  We are proud to be a unit with a strong sense of collaboration across all our health professionals, working together to drive our service forward.

The candidate must be ready for a new challenge, have sound clinical knowledge and skills and be ready to take on the leadership role. We are a positive, friendly and supportive team and will welcome you and assist in your development within the role.

If you are enthusiastic about patient centred care, have an interest in post-operative management, possess excellent communication skills and are passionate about motivating and inspiring others, you may well be the perfect candidate to assist in leading our team.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require 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 resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) 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 UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Allison Sawyer
telephone: 01904 726011





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