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Senior Quality Nurse- Secondment

Band 6

Main area
General medicine
Band 6
Secondment: 6 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hrs over 7 days/nights)
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Royal Stoke University Hospital
Newcastle under Lyme
£32,306 - £39,027 £31,365 - £37,890 per annum pro rata
Salary period
27/01/2022 23:59

Job overview

The Senior Quality Nurse has delegated responsibility for the management of the clinical areas including assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards on a shift basis.

The Senior Quality Nurse will participate in innovation and evidence based nursing practice through professional leadership and supporting the clinical team in close liaison with the Sister/Charge Nurse and Junior Sister/Charge Nurse.

The Senior Quality Nurse will act as a credible and professional role model and encourage and empower other staff to develop both personally and professionally to achieve their maximum potential.

The Senior Quality Nurse will lead on the implementation and development of care standards to reflect the “Proud to Care” initiative and will ensure that nursing practice is evidenced based according to Professional and National guidelines, eg roadmap to Quality, High Impact Actions, Safety Express.

The Senior Quality Nurse will lead on the implementation of education and development plans which involve the induction, mentoring, preceptorship and the ongoing professional development of all staff on the Unit.  This will also include ensuring robust systems are in place to record and monitor ward performance against agreed targets for Mandatory training

Main duties of the job

Secondment Opportunity- Quality Nurse

An exciting opportunity  has arisen for  committed, highly motivated, enthusiastic and reliable individuals to join our forward thinking team here on Ward  121 within General Medicine , University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust.

We are  looking for a dynamic, innovative Band 6 Quality Nurse that will empower staff to develop personally and professionally to achieve their maximum potential. The Quality nurse will drive initiatives that will ensure that quality care is delivered to our patients. They must have  a minimum of 3 years clinical experience within an acute trust setting and will share our vision in the provision of clinical excellence. 

If you have these qualities and the drive to make a difference please apply and should you wish to visit the ward or find out more information please contact Senior Sister Emily Johnson  


Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For more information on working for the Trust, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

For more details on the post, please contact  Emily Johnson 

(see contact details)  

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse/ ENB 199 or equivalent
Desirable criteria
  • 3 Years Experience

Acute Trust experience

Essential criteria
  • Acute trust experience
Desirable criteria
  • Mentorship
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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

Emily Johnson
Job title
Senior sister
Email address
Telephone number
01782 671336