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Ward Manager - Nursing

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
Cambridge Rehab Unit are looking to recruit a Ward Manager on a twelve month Secondment.

We recognise that outstanding care can only be delivered through our people. We want to attract team members who can help us deliver our vision. We want people to achieve what they wish in their careers in the NHS at CPFT

This is a full-time position overseeing and in collaboration with another Ward Leader, a 36 bedded unit. Working with a team of passionate and dedicated Health Care professionals, you will be responsible for leading a team in delivering a high level of care and support to the patients in our community unit. This post is open to professionals with the right attributes to enhance a team.


Main duties of the job

To provide leadership and have operational oversight of the inpatient services within Cambridgeshire, delivering safe and effective high quality services, within the available resources, to achieve the patient's outcomes.

The post holder will deliver services within an agreed service model, working with patients and carers, and other stakeholders, maintaining effective working relationships.

The post holder will deliver and establish effective multi-disciplinary working within the bedded unit , this will include overseeing the smooth running of the MDT, admission and discharge procedures, delayed transfers of care, length of stay, clinical audit, standards and outcomes for patients and other quality aspects of ward environments which includes PLACE, and other forms of quality checking.

About us

Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust is a health & social care organisation dedicated to providing high quality care with compassion to improve the health & wellbeing of the people we care for, as well as supporting & empowering them to lead a fulfilling life.

Our clinical teams deliver many NHS services not only via inpatient and primary care setting but also with the community.

To achieve our goal, we look to recruit high calibre candidates that share our vision & values. As an equal opportunities employer, we encourage applications from all sectors of the community, particularly from under-represented groups including disabled people & members of our ethnic minorities & LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities
  • Provides expert clinical knowledge and advice in the field of Intermediate Care In-patient services to professionals across health and social services and the patients/and carers.
  • To take the Lead Professional role in the service, with clinical and practice development of the staff and service.
  • To be responsible for the effective delivery of care within the service by ensuring there are robust service frameworks and operating mechanisms in place to facilitate admission, treatment planning, discharge planning and onward referral.

Any potential candidate is invited to contact myself to be provided with an overview of the role

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • Degree or equivalent in post registration experience
  • Current NMC registration


  • Management/Leadership qualification and experience



  • Significant relevant postgraduate clinical experience in a variety of settings.
  • Advanced understanding of clinical conditions and clinical experience managing long term conditions and frailty.

Skills & Abilities


  • Support junior staff and professional staff
  • Good report writing
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Ability to work flexibly as part of a team.
  • Able to demonstrate commitment to high quality care and service provision


  • Understanding of clinical supervision

Knowledge & Understanding


  • Seeks and uses professional support appropriately
  • Recognises the limits of own authority within the role
  • Accepts responsibility and accountability for own work and can define the responsibilities of others


  • System one

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust


Cambridge Rehabilitation Unit

Davison House, Brookfield's Hospital



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