Sister/Carge Nurse Uk Visa Sponsorship Available

June 11, 2024
£35.4 - £42.6 / year

Job Description




Ward F3 has a wonderful opportunity for a dedicated paediatric Sister/Charge Nurse who is passionate about paediatric nursing. This is a one-year fixed-term/secondment employment with 32 hours per week on F3.

F3 is mostly a day of surgery ward, but it also has a short-stay admission unit and an infusion section.

We are searching for someone with strong organisational and clinical abilities and a desire to deliver high-quality care to the people we serve. You will be required to collaborate with the existing team to ensure a great experience for patients and family members while also contributing to the development of the service we offer. As a band 6, you will be expected to lead a team of employees and conduct development evaluations, 1:1 meetings, and complete sickness reports. You will also be accountable for improving the service and fostering a great work environment for all F3 employees.

You will need to understand how F3 works, what patient groups we see, and be able to collaborate with members of the MDT to ensure efficient communication across theatres, recovery, and other areas.

Main responsibilities of the job

The position holder will be accountable for competently delivering safe and effective care to children in need of in-patient hospitalisation and day care facilities without supervision. Assess care requirements, develop, execute, and evaluate care programmes. Participate in the supervision, training, mentoring, and appraisal of pre and post-registration personnel. Regularly coordinate the management of care provided by nursing and non-nursing support workers, and take over the ward in the absence of the ward manager. Showcase leadership ability.

Working for our organisation.

Join us as a Nurse

The Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching trusts in the UK. It includes Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible, high-quality healthcare to the Cambridge community, as well as regional and national specialty services. It’s an excellent environment to breastfeed, work, and live.

You will work on a lively hospital campus with a welcoming community atmosphere; we have excellent facilities for honing your skills and abilities to help your career path and development. Our values of Together – Safe, Kind, and Excellent underpin the delivery of exceptional care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is boosting health-care quality by transforming services, increasing patient safety, and improving clinical outcomes.

CUH is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment in which we may all be ourselves. We value our diversity and completely advocate for and support an inclusive work environment in which everyone can reach their potential. We aim to guarantee that our employees are authentically representative of all of the areas we serve. We welcome applications for all posts within the organisation, regardless of age, handicap, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, or social economic background.


Detailed job description and primary responsibilities

For a list of important roles and responsibilities, please review the accompanying Applicant Information Pack (which includes a combined job description and person specification).

Please keep in mind that internal applicants on permanent contracts can only apply for this position as a secondment and must first obtain approval from their existing line manager.

If you want sponsorship for a Visa to work in the UK, please confirm that you are not applying from a Red list nation. – Code of Practice for International Recruitment of Health and Social Care Personnel in England – GOV.UK (

The closing date is midnight on June 23, 2024.

Interviews will be place in the week of July 1, 2024.

Why pick Cambridge University Hospitals?

  • Our principles and reputation for providing exceptional care
  • Opportunities to experience a variety of specialties.
  • Career and development opportunities
  • A dedicated clinical education support staff provides preceptorship and mentoring courses.
  • Research experience and opportunities.
  • Beautiful location and quality of living.
  • Excellent schools/colleges and transport linkages (road, rail and air).


Benefits to You

We provide development possibilities and a variety of amenities, such as on-site leisure facilities, a shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a fantastic transport system with quick access to airports and train travel.

Please keep in mind that if you have any further questions about the required hours for this position, you should contact the person listed. In some circumstances, other working hours will be considered.

We accept applications from the armed forces.

Person Specification


Essential criteria

  • RN(Child) / RSCN
  • Educated to Diploma level
  • Module: Teaching, Assessment, and Mentoring


Desirable requirements.

  • Degree
  • Post-registration research pertinent to post



Essential criteria

  • Significant acute general paediatric nursing experience.
  • Experience leading a team or frequently coordinating a shift on a children’s ward.


Desirable requirements.

  • Experience working on both a medical and surgical ward.
  • Experience handling a shift in clinical practice.



Essential criteria

  • Comprehensive understanding of medical and surgical nursing care.
  • Good awareness of safeguarding problems.


Desirable requirements.

  • Understanding of Chronic Disease Management
  • Knowledge of community support networks for children, parents, and families


Essential criteria

  • Ability to provide skilled nursing care to children and families.
  • Ability to operate efficiently in a team.
  • Ability to deliver education and training programmes


Desirable requirements.

  • has the capacity to operate beyond organisational boundaries.
  • Capability to create protocols and norms for practice


Additional requirements

Essential criteria

  • The ability to understand and behave consistently with patients, visitors, and colleagues in accordance with the Trust values of Safe, Kind, and Excellent.


Applicants’ requirements

You must hold the necessary UK professional registration.

This position is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020, and a Disclosure Application must be submitted to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For more information or to schedule an informal visit, contact


Rachel Boreham

Job Title

Senior Sister

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