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Ward Manager - Ward 35

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Orthopaedics
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
30 hours per week (Part time 30 hours per week)
Job ref
331-L11440321
Site
Royal Lancaster Infirmary
Town
Royal Lancaster Infirmary
Salary
£38,890 - £44,503 £37,570 - £43,772 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
Today at 23:59

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has been nationally recognised as the UK’s most inclusive NHS organisation. As such we have a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups – including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.


Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Surgical & Critical Care Group for a Ward Manager based on a busy Orthopaedic Ward.

You will be able to provide effective leadership and line management to all grades of staff, directing and monitoring activities to provide the optimal standard of care. You will also be responsible for the ward environment meeting mentionable required standards and to highlight deficits to the Senior Nurse/Site Lead Nurse.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be able to deal with difficult and sensitive situations with tact and diplomacy whilst remaining flexible and adaptable to changing environment and needs of the service.

The role will be part time 30 hours per week with a 24 hour responsibility for the ward.

 

Working for our organisation

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Have continuing responsibility for the ward/dept based nursing service over a 24 hour period.

 

Responsible for Divisional/Site Management on a rotational basis.

 

Provide effective leadership and line management to all grades of staff, directing and monitoring activities to provide the optimal standard of care.

 

Responsible for the ward/dept environment meeting mentional required standards and to highlight deficits to the Senior Nurse/Site Lead Nurse.

 

Deputise for the Senior Nurse/Site Lead Nurse when required

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Ist Level registered nurse
  • Teaching qualification or Mentoring qualification
Desirable criteria
  • Post Registration management / leadership qualification or willingness to undertake a post registration certificate in management / leadership

Experience

Essential criteria
  • Recent management
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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

Name
Sue Calvert
Job title
Ward Manager
Email address
sue.calvert@mbht.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01524 512244
Additional information

Matron Janet Hayes

01524 516466