Band 6 Sister/Charger Nurse- Diabetes and Endocrinology needed at University Hospitals Birmingham (sponsorship Available)

University Hospitals Birmingham is currently hiring to fill the role of Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse. Experienced individuals are hereby encouraged to apply.

UHB is recognized as one of the leading NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK. Our vision is to build healthier lives and we recognize that we need incredible staff to do this. Our purpose is to improve the health of our patients and communities through delivering the best in clinical care, research, innovation and education, ensuring our patients have the best experience alongside excellent clinical care aids recovery and well-being. We are committed to a programme of continual improvement by listening, learning and acting on feedback, and involving our communities in our work. We offer our staff a wide variety of training and development opportunities, to support their personal and career development objectives.


Band 6 Sister/Charge Nurse


Very attractive

Job Schedule

Full Time


Birmingham, UK

About the Role

We have an exciting opportunity on a multi-speciality ward including Renal and diabetes at BHH ward 31 which is a new modular ward with capacity of 24 beds.

The post holder will act as a role model for junior team members in the delivery of a consistent high standard of nursing practice. He/she will deputise for the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse and will support the leadership and management of the department with particular emphasis on quality and clinical standards.

He/she will have continuing clinical responsibility for managing the wards/departments in the absence of the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse which will include understanding finances, the deployment, delegation and supervision of all grades of staff and be visible and approachable for patients, staff and visitors.


  • The post holder will be professionally accountable for the maintenance of standards and professional practice as set by the NMC Code of Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviour and relevant professional guidelines
  • They will regularly take charge of the practice setting or defined area of the practice setting/ group of patients and take responsibility for ensuring the coordination and direct provision of high standard of holistic, patient centred care by assessing nursing care and health education needs, and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care for each patient.
  • To be designated to act as a deputy to the person holding continuing responsibility for the organisation and management of the practice setting.
  • To demonstrate and facilitate others to develop the necessary skills and experience in ward/department management and provide leadership in the absence of the Senior Sister/Charge Nurse.
  • Use a range of techniques to set and monitor standards of clinical practice, audit, research and teaching to continually improve standards of care and patient experience.
  • To support the development and implementation of audit, quality and risk management initiatives.
  • To teach and act as a facilitator/ mentor /assessor / preceptor to nursing students, junior registered and unregistered staff, volunteers and work experience candidates, as well as participating in clinical supervision programmes as appropriate.


  • Registered Adult Nurse on the NMC register
  • Substantial post registration experience working in a complex health care setting / Acute NHS care setting supervising / mentoring junior staff
  • Evidence of professional /clinical knowledge in area supplemented by specialist clinical and or managerial training and CPD
  • Can demonstrate understanding / experience / willingness to be a practice based supervisor / assessor as detailed in the Nursing & Midwifery Council ( NMC ) standards for student supervision and assessment
  • Professional portfolio which demonstrates continuing professional development, evidence of ability to maintain professional registration
  • Relevant and recent clinical experience within the speciality /acute care setting, including the supervision /education of junior staff
  • Experience of mentoring undergraduate students
  • Evidence of ability to lead /coordinate a shift /area of department
  • Experience in learning from incidents /complaints and supporting changes in practice.
  • Demonstrable ability, experience, passion in the following:
  • Leadership
  • Team Building
  • Managing resources
  • Time management
  • Role modelling
  • Change management / clinical developments
  • Clinical governance
  • Audit and research
  • Workforce planning / management
  • NHS policy and political awareness
  • Demonstrates specialist expertise underpinned by theory acquired through CPD
  • Evidence of involvement and leadership in teaching and mentoring learners
  • Competence in expanded clinical practice associated with the role
  • Excellent Communication skills /written / verbal / IT
  • Ability to work under pressure across competing demands
  • Ability to articulate the principles of safeguarding and mental capacity
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Approachable and friendly
  • Supportive
  • Flexible
  • Well organised
  • Effective communicator
  • Sound clinical reasoning and decision making
  • Ability to perform in complex and challenging situations
  • Ability to inspire and lead a team
  • Ability to work flexible shift pattern, where required to include rotation to day /night duty and unsocial hours according to service need


  • Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.
  • Competitive salary

Required Documents


Cover Letter

How to Apply

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Application Deadline

Not Specified