Ward Manager

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum, inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an experienced nurse with a passion for Rehabilitation to take on the role of Ward Sister / Charge Nurse on Furness Ward at Willesden Centre for Health & Care. We are a 19 bedded inpatient unit providing high quality intensive rehabilitation for patients above the age of 18.

We support patients following a fall, surgery or other clinical reasons that need to recover functional ability to return and manage safely in their own home. This is an exciting time to join us as the ward is currently being commissioned so your input will be valuable to the start up and ongoing service development needs.

The successful candidate will have varied experience working as a band 6 Registered Nurse in a general or rehabilitation setting

Main duties of the job

As a member of the senior team, using your advanced skills and knowledge, you will demonstrate clinical leadership within the clinical environment. You will be expected to work alongside the Matron to ensure the quality and safety standards are maintained.

The successful candidate will play a key role in staff development, contributing to practice development and clinical skills training for registered and non-registered staff, and will be a key point of contact for their team, the wider MDT and the partner services outside of the organisation.

You will receive an annual appraisal and personal development plan which will enable you to have structure within your role and help you to develop both personally and professionally.

If you would like to work within our friendly, supportive and challenging ward then please do not hesitate to seek further information. We welcome informal visits.

About us

Just as we care about our patients' wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:
  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London - (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit
  • Car lease scheme *T& C's apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

To have a full look at our benefits and what it's like working for us please go here: https://www.clch.nhs.uk/job/pay-and-benefits

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To provide and supervise the delivery of high standards of care to service users.
  • To lead on the planning, implementation and evaluation of care to named service users, the focus will be on increasing productivity by promoting rehabilitation to improve the patients functional status with a view to them returning back to their home environment or suitable onward placement. Reducing the patients length of stay is paramount and involves actively liaising with relevant services in order to facilitate their discharge plan.
  • To demonstrate an advanced level of professional autonomy and accountability in the provision of nursing care and treatment to patients.

Please refer to Job description and personal Specification for outline of skills, knowledge and experience required.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse with current UK NMC registration
  • Leadership qualification/course
  • Teaching and assessing qualification or experience.


  • Management training and qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Central London Community Health Trust


Willesden Centre for Health and Care



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