Band 6 nursing interview: what questions should you expect?
Nurses applying for band 6 roles must demonstrate their ability to lead and manage people and projects, and other skills. Read our tips on being interview ready
Band 6 nursing roles include senior staff nurse, deputy ward manager, nurse specialist, consultant nurse and health visitor.
Typically, the move to band 6 will mean taking on a level of management responsibility, ward responsibility and/or autonomy in decision-making.
What are employers looking for in a band 6 nurse?
‘At this level, panels are looking for leadership skills,’ says RCN careers coach Julie Watkins. ‘You need to demonstrate that you have the ability to take the next step by giving examples of times you have led projects, acted up, or taken on