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Deputy Ward Manager - Major Trauma

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
27 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
This is a very exciting opportunity for a Ward Sister to join the team on Major Trauma Ward

We are looking for a dynamic , highly motivated and enthusiastic person tojoin our Multi-disciplinary team. Providing high quality nursing care within the acute setting on Major Trauma Ward

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills, team working skills and dedicated to improving the patients experience.

You will need to demonstrate continuing professional development and astrong commitment to develop others and work closely within a Multidisciplinary team.

Applicants must be 1st Level Nurse's with evidence of demonstrableexperience of working as a Band 5 or previous experience as a Band 6.

Main duties of the job

You be required to demonstrate significant Band 5 experience We are looking for individuals with leadership potential and effective communication skills and able to demonstrate a proactive, collaborative and innovative approach to the clinical environment and passionate about excellence in patient care.

Informal visits are encouraged.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Job responsibilities

You will support the ward manager to lead, provide and supervise a very high standard of compassionate care to our patients. You will be supporting the safety and quality agenda of patient care and staff management , ensuring that the values and objectives of the Trust are met, whilst improving patient outcomes.

You will support the journey of the patient from admission to discharge, identify risk and formulate actions to reduce this risk and ensure patient throughput is effective.

You will display excellent leadership and effective communication skills and able to demonstrate a proactive, collaborative and innovative approach to the clinical environment and passionate about excellence in patient care.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse, current NMC registration
  • Teaching and assessing qualification or equivalent
  • Post registration qualification in speciality


  • 1st level degree



  • Evidence of management experience
  • Evidence of change management
  • Application of evidence based practice
  • Evidence of developing high standards of patient care
  • Lead role in education of staff and patients



  • Application of current nursing issues and healthcare governance



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in changing environments
  • Basic IT skills, including e-mail and word processing



  • Supportive of colleagues
  • High level of personal and professional credibility
  • Well motivated

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Trauma Ward

Longmore Lane


L9 7AL

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