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Ward Manager

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

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

We now have an opportunity for a full time Ward Manager position at the Intermediate Care Unit which is a 34 bedded unit in Peterborough, to work alongside our current Ward Manager.

We are looking for a dynamic Registered Nurse, Paramedic or Therapist to provide leadership and clinical expertise to manage our team of Nursing and Therapy staff.

We have collectively four Physical Health inpatient rehabilitation units across Cambridgeshire who work closely together to ensure standardised quality care to our patients.

The Team has a passion for improvement, innovation and delivery of high quality care to patients on our rehabilitation unit, which also includes Early Stroke Discharge patients.

We work closely with the wider MDT team to ensure patients are safely and effectively discharged to their identified place of residence.

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.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • Degree or equivalent experience
  • NMC registration/HCPC 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


  • SystmOne

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust


Intermediate Care Unit

City Care Centre, Thorpe Road



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