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Clinical Sister Children's Intensive Care Unit

Band 7

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Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Stoke on trent
£40,057 - £45,839 pa
Salary period
26/01/2022 23:59

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Job overview

Clinical Sister Children's Intensive Care Unit - Band 7

Permanent  - Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the University Hospitals of North Midlands (UHNM) Child Health Directorate at the Royal Stoke University Hospital (RSUH) site,

An opportunity has risen for a Band 7 Clinical Sister to support the Senior Matron and Matrons for Children’s Services in the delivery of their paediatric intensive care admissions of babies, children and young adult’s 0-18years.

We are a level 3 Children's Intensive Care Unit and work alongside the KIDs retrieval service. The unit is a purpose built, state of the art, 8 bedded unit and sits adjacent to a 4 bedded high dependency unit. 

RSUH is a £350 million state of the art hospital development that, along with County Hospital in Stafford, serves the population of Staffordshire and beyond, with both local and specialist tertiary services.

Main duties of the job

The Children’s Hospital at Royal Stoke is a multifaceted and dynamic Children’s Hospital, The unit comprises of a level 3 Children’s Intensive Care Unit, High Dependency Unit, Acute Medical and Oncology Unit, Level 3 NNU, Children’s Outpatient Services at both RSUH and County hospital and specialist services for example Cystic Fibrosis, Endocrinology and gastroenterology

The unit is patient focused and receives extremely positive and complementary feedback regarding the delivery of patient services and child and family journey.

The unit has a supportive network of hospital play specialists and Trust Child Safeguarding team to support services on a day to day basis.

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

We are looking for a candidate that can demonstrate strong clinical leadership and communication skills, is innovative and flexible and committed to evidence based care within the children’s surgical setting and services. Setting standards of care and monitoring and evaluating and action planning to ensure excellence is achieved within the ward environment continually.

Practical experience in innovation, leading change and implementing a quality initiative is essential as well as all aspects of Senior Nurse Management in Nurse establishment Human Resource Support, Education, training and development and well-being of the workforce

We look forward to hearing from you. For further information please contact: 

Teresa Wilson – Matron CICU and Children’s Emergency Portal of Entrance -01782 675179

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Professional Qualification
  • Critical Care Course
  • APLS Trained
Desirable criteria
  • 5 years post qualification in an Intensive Care setting.


Essential criteria
  • Proffesional Qualifiaction
Desirable criteria
  • 5 years post qualification experience
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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Teresa Wilson
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01782 675179