Ward Manager - Neurorehabilitation Unit

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Per Annum, Pro Rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a Senior Nurse who is looking to take the next step in your career? Are you a natural leader? Would you like a Permanent post opportunity within an established team, Then this is a great opportunity for you to co-lead a highly skilled team in the neuro rehabilitation unit alongside an array of MDT to support patient care.

Ward NRU is a 16 bedded vibrant ward specialising in Neuro rehabilitation We provide rehab care to patients who have brain injuries, brain conditions with the support from leading consultants and specialist Multidisciplinary team (MDT). We are an established team and although it is a very busy and demanding ward we work closely as a team and deal with the day to day pressures with positivity and high levels of energy. We love making a difference and working together as a close family to gain the rewards of making a patient's journey enjoyable and successful and are constantly seeking to improve our service to meet the diverse needs of our patients and their families.

In return for your commitment you will be able to experience a broad range of leadership and managerial strategies with access to a comprehensive package of leadership coaching, education and clinical support You will be fully support by our senior nursing and clinical team, matron, DND and divisional management team

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an individual to work within the neurorehabilitation unit manager with a genuine desire to look after neuro rehab patients. You should have a keen interest in providing high quality harm free, patient centred care in a busy, fast paced, ever changing and often challenging environment.

You will be a strong and compassionate leader able to work alongside and continue to grow our nursing team. It is essential that high standard and quality care is second nature to you whilst you promote kindness and collaborative working. You will jointly manage a team of approximately 48 staff and have the ability to support service developments.

You will have overall responsibility for the provision of excellent care with compassion for the patients, relative and visitors who are cared for within their ward or department or by their team.

About us

We have 9000 fantastic people working hard to deliver quality services to our patients. Whatever your role, you help look after 370,000 people in our local area & give specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire & Cumbria.

Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across our local towns.

You'll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fab people & do things you'd never have done.

You'll make an impact, be challenged to think differently, be bold & help innovate to keep improving things. Everything we do centres around patient care and enhancing their experience which means your role is pivotal and something really to be proud of.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Feel like this role could be for you? Looking for some more information? Please don't hesitate to download and read through our detailed job description and person specification for a more in depth view into this role!

Person Specification



  • oAppropriate NMC Registration
  • oMentorship qualification
  • oPost Registration Qualifications relevant to the role
  • oDiploma or Degree in Nursing
  • oSuccessful completion of/will to work towards a leadership and development programme (equivalent to the Internal Band 6 Leadership and Development programme).


  • oLevel 4 ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) or equivalent

Knowledge & Experience


  • oKnowledge of Clinical Governance and Safeguarding and the relevance of these to practice
  • oKnowledge of relevant policies and procedures
  • oKnowledge of ethical issues
  • oExperience of mentorship and ability to identify learning and development needs


  • oExperience of managing a clinical area
  • oEvidence of working at Band 7
  • oExperience of budgetary management

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood



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