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Ward Manager IAAU & Same Day Emergency Care (SDEC)

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
8 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has become available for a full time highly skilled, enthusiastic and motivated ward manager to lead in our brand new IAAU and Same Day Emergency care unit atSGH.

The unit is currently undergoing construction with handover estimated APRIL 24 - in the interim the successful candidate will oversee both Ward 24 (current IAAU) and Ward 2 (current SDEC).

The applicant should be a senior nurse with at least 2 years experience at band 6 level or above. The successful candidate will be able to drive forward the skills of the team within both areas, provide visible and compassionate leadership and demonstrate professional credibility at all times.

This is a demanding yet rewarding role. You must demonstrate excellent communicate skills, initiate drive and have the resilience to lead a diverse clinical team. You will be supported by a senior management team that will tailor an intensive support package to suit your individual needs

IAAU is a busy unit, acting as a main stakeholder in operational flow. The unit clinically manages a wide range of patients including medical, surgical, urology and orthopedic patients. On completion of the new department we will be also be able to care for more unwell patients with small number of cardiac monitors.


Main duties of the job

As ward leader you must adhere to the Trusts values of kindness courage and respect, promoting a positive attitude at all times . You must be an excellent communicator with an outstanding ability to critically think and prioritise work load. Duties include workforce management , effective rostering, undertaking clinical audit, staff performance and wellbeing management, training and development, stock ordering, incident investigation, accountability for improving standards of care in line with quality assurance tools and attend regular meetings with Heads of Nursing.

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


  • Level 1 Registered Nurse
  • Diploma in nursing or evidence of recent relevant CPD at diploma level
  • Evidence of post-registration development in the relevant speciality
  • Teaching/facilitation qualification or experience
  • Management qualification
  • Leadership qualification


  • Degree
  • Evidence of experience in operational flow

Occupational Experience


  • Minimum of 4 years experience with 2 years at Band 6
  • Experience of managing a team or area within a ward/department


  • Evidence of leading change

Employer details

Employer name

Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust



Scunthorpe General Hospital


DN15 7BH

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