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Ward Manager - Feltwell Ward

Employer
The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Location
King's Lynn
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The role requires having continuing responsibility for the 24-hour management of the post-acute care unit and the delivery of safe, effective, compassionate patient care.

To foster and lead a care environment that promotes continuous development in frailty care and clinical practice, encouraging innovation and proactively exploring service development.

Promoting and providing a suitable and stimulating learning environment for students and for the ongoing professional development of registered staff.

To ensure that there is robustly maintained communication networks at all appropriate clinical and managerial levels and operationally manage resources within agreed budget.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Ward Manager (Band 7) for Feltwel Ward, our newly developed 30 bedded post-acute care ward.

You will have the ability to provide excellent leadership and be responsible and accountable for the management of services ensuring that high quality, evidence-based care is delivered.

We are looking for someone who is positive, progressive and forward thinking. You will be an enthusiastic, flexible and committed person, striving to deliver high quality care for our patients. You should promote continuous development in clinical practice and delivery of patient care, encouraging innovation, improvement and appropriate change in service delivery.

If this role appeals to you, and fits your profile, we would love to hear from you.

About us

There's never been a more exciting time to join TeamQEH. We're working on a once in a generation opportunity to build a new state-of-the-art hospital to open in 2030 and we are also carrying out on one of the biggest pieces of digital transformation work we've ever undertaken.

Our new electronic patient record (EPR) will replace paper-based patient records from 2026 and will lead to better, safer, joined-up care at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital and beyond.

At The QEH we provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, North Cambs and South Lincs.

We are an ambitious organisation that upholds our values of kindness, wellness and fairness. We strive for continuous quality improvement, recently demonstrated in our 2024 CQC maternity inspection rating our services as 'Good', and we are proud to be a place to learn and grow through recognised learning and apprenticeships.

We recognise and reward our 4,000 staff and volunteers, priding ourselves on a community atmosphere and positive team spirit. We have approx. 530 beds across 33 wards and have newly built education and training facilities, a range of modern award-winning centres alongside a talented team of people ready to give you a warm welcome. We love working here and think you will too.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The role requires having continuing responsibility for the 24-hour management of the frailty unit and the delivery of safe, effective, compassionate patient care.

To foster and lead a care environment that promotes continuous development in frailty care and clinical practice, encouraging innovation and proactively exploring service development.

Promoting and providing a suitable and stimulating learning environment for students and for the ongoing professional development of registered staff.

To ensure that there is robustly maintained communication networks at all appropriate clinical and managerial levels and operationally manage resources within agreed budget.

Person Specification

Education/Qualifications

Essential

  • Good general education
  • Registered General Nursing Registration (Level 1), Health & Care Professions Council Registration
  • ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Evidence of further continued professional development
  • Degree in Nursing / Healthcare related topic


Experience

Essential

  • Experience as an Band 6 grade
  • Previous experience as shift/team leader
  • Experience of teaching students, HCAs and qualified staff


Desirable

  • Experience of participating in budget management


Skills/Ability

Essential

  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to write clearly and legibly in English
  • Competency in IV drug administration
  • Managerial and leadership ability


Knowledge/ Understanding

Essential

  • Knowledge of evidence informed and research based practice


Employer details

Employer name

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHSFT

Address

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

Gayton Road

King's Lynn

PE30 4ET

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426-091-24MG

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