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Ward Manager - Ward 16

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Due to retirement of the current Ward Manager we are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated Ward Manager for Ward 16. You will be forward thinking and dynamic with a positive outlook that aligns to the trusts visions and values of kindness, courage and respect.

Ward 16 is a 23 medical bedded unit with a focus on caring for Elderly Patients, caring for patients with multiple medical problems, are a diverse team whom are motivated to provide excellent patient centered care.' and is a great opportunity to develop your skills.

The applicant should be a senior nurse with previous management experience of successful leading change and be able to drive forward the skills of the established team within the new unit.

You must demonstrate excellent communicate skills, initiate drive and have the ability to lead a nursing team.

This will be an exciting time for the right candidate as the department has recently undergone a succession of specialty changes. Therefore, the team will require a strong leader that can provide clear direction and support.

Main duties of the job

As ward leader you need to display the Trusts values of kindness courage and respect, promoting a positive attitude at all times . You require excellent communication skills with the ability to lead and motivate a team and ensure high standards of care . Duties include workforce management , effective rostering, undertaking clinical audit, staff performance and wellbeing management, training and development, stock ordering, incident investigation and promoting evidence based care.

About us

We're a large organisation with three hospitals located in Scunthorpe, Grimsby and Goole. We also provide community services in North Lincolnshire. Our 6,500 members of staff care for and support a population of more than 400,000 people.

We encourage all our staff to innovate and adopt 'best practice' so we can deliver excellent care to our patients. We ask staff to live our values kindness, courage and respect.

We are committed to recruiting the best people to work with us. You could be one of them.

To learn more about Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust, and discover the unique benefits on offer to employees, view our latest videos, plus more, please visit our recruitment website at

Should we receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, the advert may be closed earlier than stated. To view a full job description and person specification please see attachments on this advert.

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We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of children/vulnerable adults and expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to creating and maintaining a fair and supportive working environment and culture, where contributions are fully recognised and valued by all and staff feel empowered to carry out their duties to the best of their abilities. As employers we are committed to promoting and protecting the physical and mental health and well-being of all our staff. This underpins our values as set out in the NHS Constitution, supports us to be an Employer of Choice and ultimately enables our employees to support the effective care of our patients.

We strongly value the different perspectives and ideas a diverse workforce brings to deliver better outcomes for our patients. We welcome applications irrespective of peoples age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances.

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Level 1 Registered Nurse
  • Diploma in nursing or evidence of recent relevant CPD at diploma level
  • Evidence of post-registration development in the relevant speciality
  • Teaching/facilitation qualification or experience
  • Leadership qualification or aiming towards


  • Degree

Occupational Experience


  • Minimum 4 years post registration experience with 2 years at Band 6
  • Experience of managing a team or area within a ward/department
  • Experience of holding unit/hospital bleep


  • Evidence of leading change

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust



Scunthorpe General Hospital


DN15 7BH

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