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Deputy Ward Manager

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Full time position, Working Pattern: 3 days a week , Long days/nights.

Deputy Ward Manager

We are looking for an enthusiastic candidate for a Deputy Ward Manager on ward 3. This position is for a Band 6 at 37.5 hours per week.

The individual should have extensive oncology experience. Be able to demonstrate good leadership skills. The candidate must have oncology and a mentorship qualification. You would also be required to carry out extended clinical skills.

We are looking to recruit highly motivated individuals with excellent organisation, communication skills and ability to lead and drive change.The post holder will be supporting staff and patients within an Inpatient environment and play a major role in supporting the ward manager in future nursing developments.We're here to deliver the best cancer care to the people we serve and we're looking for applications from those who share that commitment and our values: Putting people first Achieving excellence Passionate about what we do Always improving our care and Looking to the future.If you want to be part of a fantastic team and help support the Trust with our vision for providing the best cancer care in the country, then we want to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

As a band 6 Deputy ward manager on the ward, you must be able to take charge of the ward, support junior members of the team and demonstrate leadership skills within the clinical environment. Using advanced skills and oncology knowledge, be able to work alongside and in place of the Ward Manager when required, ensuring safety of our patients and that a high level of care is delivered and maintained.

About us

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre is one of three specialist cancer centres in England. With 1,800 specialist staff and three sites, we are one of the largest NHS providers of non-surgical cancer treatment. The Trust has a unique multi-site care model serving the 2.4 million population across Cheshire and Merseyside and is consistently rated by patients as one of the best performing hospitals.

Our vision is to not only maintain this level of commitment to excellence but to work with our academic and healthcare partners across the region to ensure care, treatment and patient outcomes continuously improve in the future. We are very proud of all our expert and loyal staff and we welcome people who share the collective aim of delivering excellence in everything that we do.

Our values represent who we are and what we believe in. They define how we act to deliver the best possible care for our patients and shape The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre as a great place to work.

We are -

Kind Empowered Responsible Inclusiv e

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details about this exciting role on offer at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre.

Person Specification



  • 1st level Nurse (RGN) with UK Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Evidence of consistent professional and educational development
  • BSc. Nursing, Health or management related studies or above or equivalent, or evidence of ability to work at that level
  • ENB 998 or equivalent teaching/mentorship course


  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel Recognised Management Qualification or relevant management experience
  • Recognized Management Qualification or relevant management experience



  • Understanding of the political and strategic health agendas including the impact of such at operational level
  • Innovative and enthusiastic
  • High level negotiation and influencing skills
  • Ability to cultivate positive relationships with teams to enable effective communication at times of significant operational pressure
  • Ability to develop, plan, and implement shortand long-range goals


  • Ability to network and seek out best practice pathways



  • Significant post registration experience across a range of clinical specialties
  • Leading service development or change
  • Teaching /mentorship experience
  • Leadership and/or management development training
  • Complex problem solving


  • Caring for patients with tracheostomy or laryngectomy

Employer details

Employer name

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHSFT


The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - Liverpool

Pembroke place


L7 8YA

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