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Ward Manager - Doyle and Wilson ward

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum, (Pro Rata)
Closing date
30 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Ward Manager -Doyle - Medical Specialties,Band 7Ward manager-Wilson- Medical Specialties,Band 737.5 hours (including occasional weekend staffing bleep cover)An exciting opportunity has arisen for a senior nurse looking for their next step towards nursing management and leadership within the specialty of the care and management of the older patient.

This is a fantastic opportunity to lead and manage a dedicated and committed team at Wythenshawe Hospital within a inpatient 23 beds Medical Specialties ward .The successful candidate will have previous substantive experience at Band 6 or band 7 level and possess experience within change management. Excellent communication skills are essential and the successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to initiate and sustain new and innovative ways of working which facilitate developments in nursing practice.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated and committed to improving service delivery with a flexible approach to the needs of the service. This post provides an excellent career opportunity for someone who is clinically credible but wishes to further develop management and leadership skills.

Main duties of the job

Within this role the post holder will be expected to assess patients, the care plans devised, and the implementation of the care. Provide advice and to the multidisciplinary team and ensure all records and documentation are completed and relevant.

The role involves managing staff, rotas, appraisals, recruitment and selection, resource control and bugetry management for the area.

This role involves the overall 24 hour responsibility forthe Ward/Dept./Unit and therefore will require enhanced communication skills in order to deal with the broad range of issues involved in the day to day management of the unit.

About us

MFT is England's largest NHS Trust with a turnover of �2.5bn & is on a different scale than most other NHS Trusts. We're creating an exceptional integrated health & social care system for the 1 million patients who rely on our services every year.

Bringing together 10 hospitals & community services from across Manchester, Trafford & beyond, we champion collaborative working & transformation, encouraging our 28,000 workforce to pursue their most ambitious goals. We set standards that other Trusts seek to emulate so you'll benefit from a scale of opportunity that is nothing short of extraordinary.

We've also created a digitally enabled organisation to improve clinical quality, patient & staff experience, operational effectiveness & driving research and innovation through the introduction of Hive our brand-new Electronic Patient Record system which we've launched in September 2022.

We're proud to be a major academic Research Centre & Education provider, providing you with a robust infrastructure to encourage and facilitate high-quality research programmes. What's more, we're excited to be embarking on our new Green Plan which will set out how MFT continues to play its part in making healthcare more sustainable.At MFT, we create and foster a culture of inclusion and belonging, provide equal opportunities for career development that are fair, open and transparent, protecting your health and wellbeing and shaping the future of our organisation together.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To find out more about the key responsibilities and the specific skills and experience youll need, take a look at the Job Description & Person Specification attachments under the Supporting Documents heading. So that youre even more equipped to make an informed decision to apply to us, youll need to take time to read the Candidate Essentials Guide that sits with the Job Description and Person Specification. This document provides you with details about the Trust, our benefits and outlines how we care for you as you care for others. Most importantly, it also contains critical information youll need to be aware of before you submit an application form.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated. If you are unvaccinated, there is helpful advice and information available by searching on the NHS England website where you can also find out more about how to access the vaccination.

Diversity Matters

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve. All individuals regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation are encouraged to apply for this post. As an inclusive employer, we are here to support you. If you have any special requirements to help you with your application, email our team at

Were looking forward to hearing from you!

Person Specification



  • Registered nurse
  • Diploma /degree in nursing related subject
  • Post registration study
  • Teaching/assessing qualification


  • Management/Leadership qualification



  • Post graduate experience at Band 6 level with relevant acute experience
  • Research / Audit
  • Leadership / leading a team
  • Awareness of national and local targets, NSF frameworks



  • Analytical and judgemental
  • Computer skills
  • Motivation, team building
  • Effective communicator
  • Planning and organisational

Employer details

Employer name

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust


Wythenshawe Hospital


M23 9LT

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