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CCU Ward Manager

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
Depending on experience per annum
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Coronary Care Ward Manager

Hours per week 37.50 Permanent

Salary ( �43,742-�50,056 Per Annum)

Interview Date: TBC

The post holder is responsible for clinical leadership through effective monitoring and implementation of standards and evidenced based practice ensuring patients receive safe, high-quality care.

*This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.

*All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.

*A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertiseand enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.


The post holder is responsible for clinical leadership through effective monitoring and implementation of standards and evidenced based practice ensuring patients receive safe, high-quality care.

Main duties of the job

To take responsibility for the clinical leadership and direction of the nursing team.

To undertake and document a comprehensive, systematic, and accurate nursing assessment of the patient as appropriate

To promote and deliver a high standard of nursing care based on best practice to maintain patient safety and provide an excellent patient experience

To create and utilise opportunities to promote health and well-being of patients in their care.

To undertake clinical shifts

To work within the NMC Guidelines and Trust Policies recognising one's own abilities and limitations

To facilitate and build team working between nurses and the multi-disciplinary team to effect high standards of care

To participate in clinical audits within the clinical areas to monitor and improve standards of care

To ensure effective communication with the multi-disciplinary team and respect the confidentiality of patients, relatives, and colleagues

About us

Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:

Effective Open Communication

excellence and safety in everything we do

Challenge but support

Expect respect and dignity

Local health that inspires confidence

Benefits: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, on-site discounted gym, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.

Job description

Job responsibilities


To assist the Head of Nursing/Matron to review staffing requirements using a proactive approach to retention and recruitment of staff

To support the Head of Nursing/ Matron to initiate and implement improvements using a systematic approach

To ensure staffing levels within the area are adequate to provide safe and effective care delivery, maximising the resources that are available by competent duty rostering

Through effective negotiation and political awareness create an environment for partnership working and dissemination of information across multi-disciplinary teams

To manage the financial resources for the clinical area

To lead on the investigation of complaints and clinical incidents related to own clinical area and ensuring learning is shared with own team and the Trust

To deputise for Matron in their absence as requested

To ensure information on the Ward/Department/Clinical area information system is correct and updated regularly as appropriate

Education and Training

To undertake annual reviews for staff and identify learning needs of the ward team developing training plans to submit the Matron

To ensure own competence and own personal development plan is reviewed and discussed with the Matron annually

To ensure each team member has an annual appraisal and personal development plan

To ensure annual attendance of self and staff at mandatory training sessions keeping records of attendance

To create a learning environment which supports and facilitates learning and structured personal development for all staff and learners. All staff to be supported to complete competency training packages.


To act as an ambassador for the clinical environment and the Trust, where appropriate, by promoting a professional image of nursing

To ensure current registration of all qualified staff at recruitment and during employment in line with Trust Policy

To support staff and actively participate in their NMC revalidation

To ensure current registration with NMC



Nursing Staff

Medical Staff

Ward and other departmental staff

Liaise with Heads of Nursing/Matrons/Clinical Site Managers/Operations Managers as appropriate to ensure patients receive optimum care


Outside agencies as required

Person Specification

Qualification and Professional Training


  • oTeaching/Leadership Qualification
  • oEvidence of continuous professional development
  • oEducated to degree level in Nursing.
  • oDemonstrates experience within the strategic planning process.

Experience and Knowledge


  • oExperience at band 6 in an acute clinical setting and exposure to Cardiology services
  • oAbility to demonstrate clinical and professional knowledge.
  • oEvidence of leadership and change management
  • oEvidence of managing own workload with excellent time management skills
  • oDemonstrates the ability to effectively manage resources.
  • oUnderstanding of the principles of Clinical Governance


  • oEvidence of Quality Improvement methodology

Skills and Abilities


  • oProven advanced clinical knowledge and skills.
  • oExcellent presentation, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • oAbility to lead and motivate staff.
  • oAbility to facilitate change through personal development of staff.
  • oSupporting quality monitoring processes
  • oAble to identify risks, potential risks and advise on solutions to mitigate these.
  • oGood IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • oAn understanding of organizational management issues

Personal Qualities


  • oAbility to form positive working relationships.
  • oAbility to achieve goals and meet deadlines.
  • oFlexible and able to work within a challenging environment, meeting the needs of the service.
  • oGood attendance record
  • oPasses Occupational Health clearance.

Trust Values


  • Effective Open Communication
  • Excellence and safety in all that we do
  • Challenge but support
  • Expect respect and dignity
  • Local healthcare that inspires confidence

Employer details

Employer name

George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust


George Eliot Hospital

College Street


CV10 7DJ

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