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Ward Manager - Gastroenterology

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
6 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward thinking senior nurse with a passion for quality and safety and the drive and commitment to deliver world class patients focused care.

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 7 Ward Nurse Manager on Ward 11 a busy acute Gastroenterology ward.

You should be a Registered Nurse with a minimum of 2 years acute experience at Band 6. You should have a keen interest in providing high quality, harm free, patient centred care in a busy, fast paced, ever changing and often challenging environment.

For this role you will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills and possess the ability to lead the team effectively. As a Ward Manager you must display a positive and professional manner, have a non-judgmental attitude, and be open to change.

In return you will receive support to develop personally and professionally and gain invaluable leadership and management experience.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be expected to be a motivated leader, with excellent managerial and leadership skills, who has the drive and passion to create an inspirational learning and working environment, that continuously strives for the highest standards of quality care and has patient safety at the forefront of the services and care provided. You will be supported in your role by the Matron and a dedicated team of medical and nursing staff.

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

The post holder will have accountability for the quality and safety of the ward/department 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, ensuring a high standard of nursing care.

Key responsibilities will include the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, effective leadership and staff management/development

The post holder will always work within the NMCs Code of Professional Conduct.

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse, current NMC registration
  • Teaching and assessing qualification
  • Post registration qualification in specialty


  • 1st level degree or studying towards



  • Demonstrable experience at Band 6 level
  • Evidence of effective ward management and leadership skills
  • Evidence of staff development, including pre and post registration students
  • Evidence of application of current nursing issues and developments
  • Evidence of managing a change
  • Evidence of developing standards of nursing care through clinical benchmarking



  • Understanding and application of clinical governance



  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic IT skills, including e-mail and word processing



  • High level of personal and professional credibility
  • Supportive of colleagues
  • Committed to delivering high standards of patient care

Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Aintree Site

Lower Lane



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