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Ward manager Grand Union Ward

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,036 to £55,049 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

West London Children's Healthcare at St Mary's Hospital is a tertiary referral center which admits children and young people with acute and complex conditions, such as Haematology, Oncology, and Infectious Disease. The Children Services is supported by a 15-bedded Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Bone Marrow Transplant Cubicles and a Paediatric Accident and Emergency Unit. St Mary's Hospital is commissioned for Major Paediatric Trauma and High Consequence Infectious Disease.

The Children Services at Imperial College is aligned with the paediatric care provision at Chelsea and Westminster and West Middlesex Hospitals and the post holder will be part of a multi-disciplinary team putting the service values of these three hospitals at the center of their practice.

The post holder will be managing a recent refurbished 13-bedded acute paediatric Haematology ward that includes 4 active bone marrow transplant cubicles.

We are committed to active research programs which includes gene therapy trials. Children's services has strong links with local universities and actively supports the development of staff. The successful applicant will join a multidisciplinary team of skilled and highly motivated staff who provide high quality care to children with a variety of conditions.

It is an expectation that all staff employed who come in contact with children and young people have a duty to safeguard and promote their welfare.

Main duties of the job

To oversee the delivery of high quality, safe and effective care focused on improving outcomes and experiences for patients, families and carers. To provide Children's Haematology nursing clinical expertise and advice to support and facilitate the delivery of high standards of individualised care.

About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities. We encourage staff to have the Covid vaccination to protect themselves, patients, other colleagues as well as the wider community. Please note it is an operational requirement to comply with infection prevention and control procedures within the Trust such as lateral flow testing, handwashing and the wearing of masks, according to the procedures in place at any time or location.

As part of our continued response to Covid19 we are still conducting the majority of our interviews virtually.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse (Child) / RCN
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent.
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Recognised teaching/assessing qualification Management certificate or equivalent experience


  • Recognised leadership qualification
  • Post grad qualification in PBMT or Oncology

Experience & Knowledge


  • Minimum of two years' experience at band 6 level within specialty
  • Knowledge of quality, standard setting and audit.
  • Advanced clinical skills and knowledge base in Children's haematology nursing.
  • Organisation and management skills.
  • IT Skills
  • Experience in complaints management and quality assurance


  • Training in root cause analysis
  • Capable of working strategically
  • Experience in managing establishments and small budgets

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