Ward Manager

A fantastic job opportunity has arisen for a committed Ward Manager to manage a unit in an exceptional hospital setting based in the Leeds, West Yorkshire area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers



The hospital is a locked rehabilitation recovery service for patients requiring an integrated treatment approach, focusing on active rehabilitation in order to progress into future community placements





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*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as an RMN Nurse with a current active NMC Pin

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As a Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:



  • Manages the ward and resources effectively, taking steps to ensure that appropriate staffing levels and skill mix of nursing experience and skills is in place including effective rota management, annual leave and training arrangements

  • Has full oversight of the nursing staff rota and is the authorised individual to ensure rota management and eRostering standards are maintained and are effective

  • Ensures that all members of the nursing team receive clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD requirements and complete mandatory training

  • Addresses shortfalls in development and ensures that training and performance issues are addressed

  • Recognises and rewards positive performance by the nursing staff, commensurate with their roles and responsibilities

  • Acts as a highly visible role model, mentor and leader, creating a culture that promotes learning, development, inquiry and professionalism, celebrates achievements and shares learning to the benefit of the ward, hospital and wider division



The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:



  • Focused on patient centred care

  • Have a commitment to developing and delivering high quality care

  • Desire and motivation to work within an acute environment

  • Motivated, flexible and ready to take on a new challenge

  • Experience of clinical audit and or service improvement based on evidence desirable

  • Experience of working in an environment that requires the ability to manage multiple priorities



The successful Ward Manager will receive an excellent annual salary of £41,500 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:



  • 25 days' annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service

  • Extra Service Annual leave awards

  • An employee assistance programme

  • Free meals/refreshments when on duty

  • Free car parking

  • Flexible Benefits Packages

  • NMC Payment in full

  • CPD top up

  • Donation to a charity of their choice

  • Storm front scheme

  • Eligibility for a blue card (NHS)



Reference ID: 5424


To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV




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