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Job Description

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a high level of applications therefore, we would recommend that you submit your application as early as possible.

There is a possibility that some fixed term appointments may be converted to permanent posts.

Please note that IF the vacancy states 'INTERNAL APPLICANTS ONLY' or 'INTERNAL TRUST APPLICANTS ONLY' Doncaster and Bassetlaw Trust Employees/Applications will only be considered against this post

Are you looking for a new Challenge? Are you enthusiastic about improving the patient experience? Then this could be the role for you…

Due to retirement an exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Band 6 Ward Sister to join the friendly and dedicated nursing team on Ward G5 at Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

Ward G5 is an acute surgical admissions ward, caring for Gynaecology and breast patients and the ward Environment currently consists of:

  • 24 Bedded in Patient Unit – for Elective and Non-Elective patients.

  • Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit

We also have a direct access pathway for Gynae-Oncology patients.

The Gynaecology Management team is forward thinking, innovative and constantly reviewing how we provide care to our patients to improve their experience. We have an enhanced recovery programme for Women undergoing major surgery and we are currently developing a Theatre Day Care Unit and implementing Nurse Led Discharge to improve the patient pathway from admission to discharge.

We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, experienced nurse who is able to deliver compassionate patient care that is individualised and of a high standard. The applicant will need to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills and be a positive role model to the team and provide clinical leadership whilst being driven by our Trust Values

  • We always put the patient first.

  • Everyone counts – we treat each other with courtesy, honesty, respect and dignity.

  • Committed to quality and continuously improving patient and staff experience.

  • Always caring and compassionate.

  • Responsible and accountable for our actions – taking price in our work and Organisation.

  • Encouraging and valuing our diverse staff and rewarding ability, creativity and innovation

The successful applicant will be a core member of the G5 team and will deliver direct patient care whilst co-ordinating and overseeing nursing practice. In the Ward Managers absence this person is responsible for the management of Ward G5 and EPAU and will report directly to the senior management team on a daily basis.

Ideally the candidate is required to have a minimum of 2 years Gynaecology experience in an acute setting.

An understanding of local and national drivers in relation to quality care is essential to deliver safe, efficient and high quality patient care to our local community.

We offer an excellent NHS pension scheme and are perfectly positioned, with the major regional centres, Nottingham, Leeds and Sheffield on our doorstep and the Robin Hood International airport is in close proximity to the Trust including excellent Rail Links (one hour and forty minutes to London). We also have access to delightful countryside in North Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Yorkshire with excellent leisure facilities and low cost housing.

For general information or to organise an informal visit, contact Tammy Brown, Ward Manager, Level 5, Women’s and Children’s Hospital on  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed )

DBS checks - As a Trust who is committed to securing the safety of its staff, patients and property, we use the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). In line with other NHS organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region, the Trust is now passing the charge for undertaking a DBS check on to candidates in the event that they are successfully appointed into the post for which they have applied. Please note that this check will be charged for in two instalments when you commence employment with Doncaster & Bassetlaw Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. By applying for this vacancy you are agreeing to this undertaking in the event you are successfully appointed.

As a Trust we value HONESTY from our staff and therefore we encourage applicants to tell us about convictions, cautions, reprimands, warnings, regardless of when they took place, in the application and interview process. Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences which will be discussed in a meeting between yourself, the Recruitment Team and your potential line manager..

If you are employed by the Trust and are interested in applying for this vacancy as a secondment (if advertised as such), please access the Secondment Policy (CORP/EMP 39) via the intranet, for guidance on requirements.

Please read the Job Description and Person Specification carefully to ensure that you meet the skills and experience required for the post. The 'Supporting Information' area on the application form is available if you wish to expand on your skills and experience.

For enquiries regarding the vacancy, please contact the person on the advert.


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