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Renal Transplant Band 7 Clinical Nurse Specialist -

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Renal Transplantation
NHS AfC: Band 7
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Stoke,
£38,890 - £44,503
Salary period
23/02/2021 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

Job Title: Transplant Sister/Charge Nurse
Band: 7
Location: Renal Unit
Hours of Duty: 37.5
Accountable to: Matron
Key Relationships: Divisional Nurses
Senior Clinical Nurses
Nursing and medical teams
Nursing Directorate

1. The Ward Sister/Charge Nurse/Midwife has continuing responsibility for the management of the clinical area including assessment of care needs the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards.
2. The Ward Sister/Charge Nurse/Midwife will facilitate innovative and evidence based nursing/midwifery practice through professional leadership and supporting the clinical team.
3. The Ward Sister/Charge Nurse/Midwife will act as a credible and professional role model and encourage and empower other staff to develop both personally and professionally and achieve their maximum potential.
4. The Ward Sister/Charge Nurse/Midwife will liaise with all members of the multidisciplinary team and facilitate a collaborative approach to patient care.

Main duties of the job

Band 7  Transplant Senior Sister   Full Time 

We are currently looking to recruit a dynamic, enthusiastic and forward thinking Band 7  in renal transplantation. 

This is a very exciting time to join the transplant nursing team at the University Hospital of North Midlands and play an integral role in delivering  pre and post-transplant nurse led services and advancing nursing practice within this speciality.


Working for our organisation

The UHNM NHS Trust covers Royal Stoke Hospital in Stoke on Trent and County Hospital in Stafford. Royal Stoke a large acute teaching hospital, with a Turnover of £360 million. Located in Stoke on Trent and Stafford, UHNM is close to the M6, within commuting distance of culturally diverse major conurbations, such as Manchester and Birmingham and surrounded by rural pleasures, including the Peak District National Park.

Each year Royal Stoke cares for over 600,000 people providing emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care. It is a leading teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and has a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The transplant  team is cohesive and professional with a genuine interest and passion for providing a high standard of patient care. They are looking for an experienced / enthusiastic band 7 Sister/ Charge Nurse, educated to Degree level with a minimum of 3 years  experience of working as a Band 6 in Nephrology / Transplantation .

Applicants must be self-motivated and show evidence of a commitment to teaching and supporting other team members. A willingness to lead change in clinical practice is essential.

If you would like to learn more about this position  please call Senior Sister Caroline Clark  on 01782676378 or e-mail


Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Minimum of 5 years post registration experience
  • 3 years’ experience in Renal Nursing at Band 6(Nephrology/ transplantation)
  • Degree level qualification in Health/Nursing Related Studies
Desirable criteria
  • Heath Assessment
  • Non-medical nurse prescribing


Essential criteria
  • NMC
  • Degree level qualification in Health/Nursing Related Studies
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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Caroline Clark
Job title
Senior Sister
Email address
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