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Ward Manager - Rockingham Day Surgery Ward

Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Pro Rata Per Annum
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting development opportunity has arisen to lead our Day Surgery Unit within Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals based at Mexborough Montague Hospital.

The Clinical Specialist Services Division will be recruiting a highly motivated and innovative experienced senior nurse with proven experience of leading / managing within a surgical inpatient or day surgery setting.

The successful candidate will join the current senior team to progress development of the service and recent experience of working within multiple surgical specialities, in a senior position is essential.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a flexible approach to improving patient outcomes and a proven ability to work in collaboration with a range of clinicians / managers across differing Clinical Divisions and services is essential.

Main duties of the job

Create an environment where the patient is central to all decision making and the delivery of high quality compassionate care is every body's prime objective.

Have continuous 24-hour responsibility for leading and co-ordinating the clinical, managerial and educational requirements of the department.

Set & monitor professional standards and the delivery of all aspects of care ensuring trust policies & procedures are adhered to.

Creating a dynamic learning environment for all staff, overseeing the provision of education, research and practice development within the Rockingham Day Surgery unit.

Be responsible for the management of the pay and non-pay budget for Rockingham Day Surgery , ensuring efficient and effective use of resources. Identify improvements and efficiencies.

Ensuring your own personal compliance and that of your teams to the Trust's visions, values, and strategic goals.

About us

DBTH is one of Yorkshire's Leading acute trusts, serving a population of more than 440,000. Our services are based over three main hospital sites and several additional services employing over 7,000 colleagues.

It is our goal to give those who join Team DBTH the tools and opportunities to grow their career, it's our pledge to help you Develop, Belongand Thrive, Here.

As an organisation that supports flexible working, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applicants from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including those with disabilities, members of our ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ communities.

We offer a range of benefits to support our people including:o Extensive range of learning opportunitieso NHS Pension Schemeo Generous holiday entitlement in line with Terms & Conditionso Comprehensive health and wellbeing supporto NHS Car Lease schemes and a range of salary sacrifice schemeo Discounts on restaurants, getaways, shopping and finance through external providers

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached to the advert a job description and person specification for further details. Please ensure you read both documents carefully.

Please note, if your application is successful you will be required to present original certificates of qualifications that are listed in the person specification under essential.

Person Specification



  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a Senior Nurse / B6 Sister / Charge Nurse in day surgery/surgery
  • Scope roles/competencies relevant to speciality
  • Demonstration of knowledge and skills in speciality
  • Able to understand all aspects of surgical specialities within day surgery.
  • Evidence of department management under supervision


  • Evidence of previous Band 7 experience

Qualifications and Training


  • Registered Nurse with current registration
  • Mentorship qualification
  • Other advanced clinical skills i.e. venepuncture, cannulation, catheterisation, ECG
  • Up-to-date knowledge of professional issues
  • Demonstrate professional post-registration development
  • Degree in Nursing / Health Care or willing to undertake


  • Masters degree
  • None medical prescriber

Personal Attributes & Skills


  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills with multi-disciplinary team/client/relatives.
  • Demonstrate a caring manner with an understanding disposition.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of dealing with conflict supporting staff through mechanisms such as clinical supervision.
  • Be interested and committed to caring for people from any type of cultural and environmental background or illness.


  • Experience of implementing change and change management.
  • Experience in complaints management

Employer details

Employer name

Doncaster & Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals NHS FT


Mexborough Montagu Hospital

Adwick Road


S64 0AZ

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