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Deputy Ward Manager - Ward 16

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will have excellent communication skills and have the ability, drive and enthusiasm to motivate and drive a new team to provide high quality patient care and experience.

The Deputy Ward Manager will assist the ward manager with the day to day management of the clinical areas including assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards.

The Deputy Ward Manager will also be expected to take responsibility for the management of the ward whilst the the ward manager is absent from the ward.

Ward 16 is a 23 medical bedded unit with with a focus on caring for Elderly, 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.

Main duties of the job

The Deputy Ward Sister/Deputy Charge Nurse is vital in supporting with the management of the clinical area including assessment of care needs the development, implementation and evaluation of program's of care and the setting of standards.

They will facilitate innovative and evidence based nursing/midwifery practice through professional leadership and supporting the clinical team and act as a credible and professional role model and encourage and empower other staff to develop both personally and professionally and achieve their maximum potential.

The Deputy Ward Sister/Deputy Charge Nurse will liaise with all members of the multidisciplinary team and facilitate a collaborative approach to patient care. The Deputy Ward Sister/Deputy Charge Nurse will report directly to the Ward Manager.

About us

We're a large organization 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.

In line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Recruitment & Workforce team will use and hold your personal data for the intended purpose and in line with the Recruitment & Workforce Privacy Statement.

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 recognized 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
  • Qualified mentor (ENB 998 or equivalent) or equivalent mentorship award
  • Qualified NVQ Assessor (A1 or equivalent)


  • Degree in Nursing or working towards a degree
  • Management qualification
  • Leadership qualification

Occupational Experience


  • 2 years Post Reg experience in relevant specialty with experience at Band 5
  • Training / experience as Clinical Supervisor
  • Up to date mandatory training in Fire, Infection Control, BLS and Moving and Handling
  • Training in handling and administration of blood


  • Experience of managing a team or area within a ward / department
  • Involvement in change management
  • Management skills (budgets, establishments, purchasing, etc
  • Experience of critiquing clinical evidence
  • Computer literate
  • Appraisal training

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust



Scunthorpe General Hospital


DN15 7BH

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