Ward Manager – Long Term Care ward


Salary: £38,893 – £49,344 pa (Band 7)

Permanent position
37.5 hours per week + plus bleepholder responsibilities

We currently have a permanent opportunity for a dedicated, passionate and inspiring Ward Manager for our continuing care ward. This unit specialises in patients with long term care needs associated with acquired brain injury.

We are looking for a leader who can build a confident, high quality and caring team. You will be responsible for championing and guiding a diverse range of nursing and health care assistant staff whilst working alongside other multi-disciplinary colleagues.

As part of the Leadership Team within the hospital, key responsibilities will include the human resource and financial management of the ward.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Proven interpersonal skills and a demonstrable ability to handle complex communications
  • Significant leadership and managerial experience with an ability to demonstrate experience in multi-disciplinary team working
  • A teaching/mentoring qualification
  • Experience of managing complex workloads and competing priorities

Person specification:

  • NMC registration
  • BSc degree or equivalent in relevant subject
  • Expert clinician and professional role model
  • Evidence of continuing professional development – particularly with management skills
  • Proven experience in successfully managing a ward roster and budgets.
  • Clinical knowledge and experience of working within a long term care environment.
  • Ability to negotiate and work effectively in an interdisciplinary team
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal presentation skills and report writing.
  • Good understanding of relevant compliance standards, codes of practice, and statutory and professional regulations

Some of our benefits include:

  • Free on-site parking
  • Generous staff pension scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Occupational health service which includes a range of wellbeing services
  • Access to on site staff accommodation
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Opportunity to undertake the Putney Nurse Programme.

To read the full job description and to apply for the role, please visit NHS Jobs.

For any queries about this position, or if you would like to come along for an informal visit please contact Matron, Ricky Mugwagwa 020 8780 4500 ext 4530 or email rmugwagwa@rhn.org.uk

Closing date – Sunday 20 January 2019