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Ward Manager

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Central Locality for a Ward Manager to join Secure Care Learning Disability Services at Northgate Park.

Secure Services provides an identified male pathway and there have been a number of recent developments in our pathway.

There are two services co-located within Tweed building, this is a new post based on Tweed Hospital Based Rehabilitation.

Men in our care have a known history of offending behaviours and will access the rehabilitation pathway from either Medium or Low Secure Services. They may also have additional complex needs such as autism.

The Clinical Model for the service is known as the Walkway to Wellness. This provides an individualised, MDT approach to interventions including PBS.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide clinical and professional leadership to support the nursing team and the MDT in providing the highest possible quality of care. The leadership provided by the post holder is crucial to the delivery of effective, efficient and caring services.

The role includes professional accountability for standards of nursing care, decision making regarding the ward environment, liaising with other professionals and most importantly engagement with carers and families.

We recognise the importance of patient engagement and part of our ethos is that of co-production.

The post is full time at 37.5hrs with some degree of flexibility . The post holder will be based at Northgate Park and there is an expectation that the successful individual holder will be able travel across NTW sites if required.

Applicants should have at least 2 years of working in a band 6 role.

About us

We aim to attract and retain a diverse, talented and committed workforce, who are caring and compassionate, and therefore able to meet the demands of the modern NHS now and in the future. In return we can offer a dynamic working environment in which to build a career.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please note to apply for this role you must have the right to work in the UK. CNTW NHS Foundation Trust will not provide sponsorship for this role.

Please find attached job description for full details.

Advertising date : 14th November 2023

Closing date : 28th November 2023

We welcome your application.

Person Specification

Education and


  • Professional Nursing qualification e.g.RMN/RNMH/ RNLD
  • ENB 998 / P126/127 or equivalent.
  • Student Assessor /Mentor

Knowledge and Experience


  • Significant post registration clinical experience
  • Leadership experience
  • Continued professional development
  • Staff training and development
  • Staff appraisal

Skills and Competencies


  • Leadership
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Collaborative working
  • Time management

Employer details

Employer name

CNTW NHS Foundation Trust


Northgate Park


NE61 3BP

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