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Ward Manager

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An opportunity has arisen for a dynamic leader who can evidence personal and professional development and who has extensive experience in service improvement and recent Critical Care Unit experience in management to apply for the post of ITU 3 Ward Manager within the Critical Care Directorate.

The post holder will demonstrate an ability to lead a team and the role will epitomise the promotion and facilitation of good practice to ensure the delivery of high standard, quality, safe patient care. The post holder will possess proven people management skills, exercising a high degree of diverse and effective communication and professional judgement across the disciplines.

Main duties of the job

There will be an expectation for the successful candidate to make best use of resources within the Directorate whilst developing excellence in practice. They will act as a clinical and professional role model to all members of staff.

The post holder will have shared responsibility for leading management and clinical practice by means of an innovative approach to work related issues. They will act as a clinical expert utilising well grounded academic skills to lead the Directorate forward. The successful candidate will demonstrate advanced specialist skills and knowledge, whilst assuming professional responsibility and accountability in the assessment and treatment of patients in their care.

About us

Leadership and Improvement Training

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to

Explore leadership within the NHS

Promote Trust Values and Behaviours

Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills

Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification



  • Current NMC Registration
  • STEPS 1-3 qualification in specialist training in Critical Care
  • Evidence of recent CPD
  • Recognised teaching certificate



  • Evidence of further professional development
  • An awareness of Government Documents / Policies in relation to changes within the National Health Service
  • Demonstrates an awareness of clinical governance and risk management.



  • Significant experience working as a Band 6 RN/ODP in an acute hospital theatre setting.
  • Evidence and experience of positive leadership skills and the ability to transform and lead a team to work effectively together.

Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road



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