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Senior Staff Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Permanent: must support flexible ward rota 24/7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Hull Royal Infirmary
£35,392 - £42,618 PRO RATA
Salary period
07/06/2023 23:59

Job overview

An exiting and challenging opportunity now exists to become a  band 6 senior registered nurse. Applications are invited  to join our busy, vibrant,  general medical nursing department here on ward 70 .

Ward 70 has 25 inpatient beds and covers a wide variety of clinical specialties involving patients with acute and long term conditions.

The successful candidate will be  enthusiastic to learn, dedicated, motivated and possess high standards of care with a desire to advance in their professional career, build upon and improve clinical and ward management and leadership skills.

A flexible attitude to work is required together with an  excellent level of  communication and sense of humor is essential.




Main duties of the job

manage the day to day running of the ward

coordinate staffing and the nursing team

maintain patient/staff safety

administration of medications EPMA/care plans/nerve center 

oversee admissions/discharges/patient flow

communication/interpersonal skills

escalate concerns/problem solving

dealing with complaints

liaise with medical team/MDT/nursing team

eroster work

DATIX tier 2  reviewer

student mentor assessor


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


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse minimum 3 years experience
  • NMC live registration
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of study at degree level

Knowledge, Training & Experience

Essential criteria
  • Awareness and good level of knowledge in medical ward/environment
  • Evidence of clinical/ Professional development/ achievements
  • Assist, guide and support the professional development of others
  • Student Mentor Assessor
  • Promote equality and diversity
  • ward management/ coordinate nursing team
Desirable criteria
  • Senior Staff Nurse Experience
  • Quality & Service Improvement
  • Leadership and management training /qualification

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

Essential criteria
  • Well developed communication & interpersonal skills
  • Ability to teach & support others
  • Responsive to change with broad understanding of operational and NHS issues
Desirable criteria
  • Awareness of budgeting / resource management

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyDisability confident employerArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

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

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Cheryl Romano
Job title
Ward Sister
Email address
Telephone number
01482 675070
Additional information

Visits welcome  , please contact the ward sister to arrange.