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Junior Sister

Band 6

Main area
Acute Medicine
Band 6
6 months (secondment)
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week (24/7)
Job ref
Hull Royal Infirmary
£35,392 - £42,618 PRO RATA
Salary period
Today at 23:59

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen for motivated senior nurse to join our dedicated nursing team in providing and developing nursing care within the acute medicine division on ward 36. The post will involve nursing and managing acutely ill patients within acute setting with expected length of stay of between 12 and 72 hours. The position is open to internal senior staff nurses.

This exciting opportunity will allow individuals to work alongside a team who are devoted to continually improve the quality of care and enhance the patient’s experience, as well as ensuring safe and seamless discharge planning. The post will be predominantly days with weekend cover.
In return for commitment and dedication, we offer a comprehensive training package with the teacher trainer and the opportunities to learn and develop nursing skills to support patients admitted with acute complex medical and specialty conditions.

Main duties of the job

To provide excellent patient cantered care and delivery of fundamentals.

To ensure a safe admission/transfer/discharge 

To work as part of a multidisciplinary team

Identify areas of improvement

Ensure quality and safety is maintained

To offer leadership to junior member’s of staff

To coordinate the ward, take charge and offer clinical skills and knowledge as required

To ensure sickness reviews, return to work reviews and PDRs are up to date

To participate in audits and offer ideas for improvements and cascade information

Working for our organisation


Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust strongly encourages new starters to have the Covid-19 vaccine. However, it is not a mandatory requirement to work for us.

HUTH has two main sites: Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital with an annual budget of approximately £800 million. The Trust employs around 11,000 staff and serves an extended population of 1.25 million, delivering a number of outpatient services from locations across the area.

The Trust’s secondary care service portfolio is comprehensive, covering the major medical and surgical specialties, routine and specialist diagnostic services and other clinical support services. These services are provided primarily to a catchment population of approximately 600,000 in the Hull and East Riding of Yorkshire area.

HUTH provides specialist and tertiary services to a population of 1.25 million extending from Scarborough in North Yorkshire to Grimsby and Scunthorpe in North East and North Lincolnshire respectively. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities


For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person specification

application and interview

Essential criteria
  • NMC registration
  • evidence of participation in audits
  • have certification as a current up to date mentor

application and interview

Desirable criteria
  • experience as a senior band 5 registered nurse
  • evidence of good IT skills
  • acute medicine experience

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sandi Hancock
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01482 482357