Ward Manager - Band 7

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Acute Medicine
NHS AfC: Band 7
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Southmead Hospital
£31696 - £41787 per annum
23/01/2018 23:59

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WARD MANAGER – Band 7- Medicine Division, Up to £41K + NHS Benefits 

  • Do you have a passion for providing excellence in the acute busy ward environment?
  • Are you looking for an exciting new challenge?
  • Do wish to work with a friendly, dynamic and innovative team?

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Ward Manager on Gate 9a.

We are looking for a new dynamic leader with substantial experience as a Registered Nurse with experience and a special interest in medicine to join the senior leadership team within the medical division.

You will be responsible for promoting a high standard of evidence based nursing care and multi-disciplinary working. You will be expected to adopt a team approach to problem-solving and therefore excellent communication, management and organisational skills are essential.

A strong approach to team working is vital for this role and you must be a highly motivated forward-thinking professional who can demonstrate the ability to lead and support staff in a proactive and effective way. Working closely with the Matron, Directorate Senior Management and Allied Health Professionals you will be expected to play a key role in the management and strategic development of the ward.

The successful applicant must also be able to demonstrate substantial experience at a senior level usually gained at Band 6 working in a medical ward setting. Evidence of professional development is essential to the post.

We will ensure that you are supported to develop and shine in your new role and we will invest in your future career.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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