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Deputy Ward Manager

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has come up for a full time Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager on the Integrated Acute Assessment Unit (IAAU- B2).

The unit was opened in October 2020 and we have integrated the specialties of medicine, surgery, orthopedic and ENT into a 30 bedded unit. The unit is a fast-paced area with a quick turnaround. We aim to assess, initiate treatment and either discharge or move to a specialist ward for further management. This is a great time to join this team as we will be moving down to a new purpose built unit in the new year that will also include the Same Day Emergency Care.

Main duties of the job

Training will be given to the successful candidate to assist them in the role as Deputy Ward Manager. The training will include but is not limited to, e-Rostering management, Ulysses management, sickness and absence management, PADR completion and clinical supervision completion. The post will further develop your leadership skills and the ability to encourage the ward team to excel in their personal development.

The successful applicant will have strong leadership and communication skills. They will be able to demonstrate their abilities to inspire and manage change. Work autonomously and be forward thinking. The successful Band 5 should be an experienced nurse with at least two years of experience preferably with shift leading experience. You should be reliable, highly motivated and enthusiastic to support the Ward Manager to achieve a high standard of care whilst role modelling and supporting the team.

If you are a Band 5 looking to expand your skills into this role on the ward we would love to hear from you.

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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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


  • oLevel 1 Registered Nurse
  • oDiploma in Nursing or evidence of recent relevant CPD at diploma level
  • oEvidence of post registration development in the relevant speciality
  • oQualified mentor (ENB 998, or equivalent) or equivalent mentorship award


  • oDegree in Nursing or working towards a degree
  • oManagement qualification
  • oLeadership qualification

Occupational Experience


  • o2 years Post Reg experience in relevant specialty with experience at E grade


  • oExperience of managing a team or area within a Ward/Department

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust



Scartho Road


DN33 2BA

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