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Ward Manager

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
27 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and proactive individual to join our management team as a Ward manager and work with us in the beautiful Malton location leading the 20 bedded rehabilitation inpatient unit.

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust aims to be a leading provider of integrated health services, recognised for the care, compassion and commitment of our staff and be known as a great employer and a valued partner.

Our staff benefit from our commitment to training, regular supervision and flexible working.

We are looking for an exceptional, motivated professional with excellent communication and leadership skills, who is able to ensure compliance within service delivery, the best health outcomes for patients and staff, and managerial and organisational leadership support across a wide range of services.

The successful post holder will manage the inpatient Unit, manage staff, be an enabler for change, focusing on admission criteria and pathways of care. you will be operationally responsible to the Malton Service Manager and clinically accountable to Locality matron.

Please note that if there is a high volume of applications received, we reserve the right to close this advert one week after opening.

For informal enquires or to arrange a visit, please contact Rachel Laud Service Manager Malton Community Services,

Main duties of the job

To succeed in this role, you will need to be able to tackle key priorities with enthusiasm and have the tenacity to deliver in an ever-changing environment. Have previous experience in frailty, palliative care, rehabilitation and symptom control.

Though the post is predominately non-clinical, the individual will need a clinical health professional background and be able to demonstrate a track record in successfully delivering high quality care, with significant experience in leading and managing teams and budgets as well as initiating, implementing and driving forward changes to service delivery, systems and processes.

You will be a key player in developing effective working relationships with primary and secondary care, social care colleagues, and voluntary sector services, who are an important part of our whole systems approach to service delivery

About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website

We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.

We are proud to score above or equal to the average for all NHS People Promise theme areas demonstrating our commitment to improve the experience of working in the NHS for everyone. Wherever you work we know you will receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need to get you started.

We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.

We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.

From city to countryside, market towns to moors you'll find a place to call home including some of the most affordable places to live in the UK.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information with regard to this vacancy, please see the attached job description and person spec.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge


  • Live register or equivalent professional registration relevant to the post
  • Postgraduate or equivalent or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge or experiential learning/experience in service development, managing change, leading and managing staff, plus specialist training and short courses to Diploma level relevant to area of practice:
  • Full understanding of relevant policy, legislation, drivers and their application to clinical and service areas within community health services , e.g. Mental Capacity Act, Social Inclusion, Safeguarding Adults
  • Full understanding/application of relevant clinical practice/standards/audit within community services
  • Good IT skills e.g. knowledge of word and excel


  • Accredited leadership/management qualification or ability to demonstrate these at an advanced level
  • Working knowledge of Trust IT systems if relevant to own area of work
  • Non medical prescribing qualification
  • Teaching certificate qualification
  • Knowledge of managing delegated budgets



  • Demonstrable experience of working in the specific field where the post is held
  • Proven leadership/management experience, able to demonstrate examples of positive impact/change within service delivery/practice at an advanced level
  • Be able to effectively chair meetings


  • Development of expert leadership/management skills
  • Experience of developing others through education, mentorship, coaching, teaching, assessing, presentations, publishing
  • Ability to work across team/organisational boundaries developing and maintaining multi-professional and multi -agency partnerships

Skills and Competencies


  • Effective inter -personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to lead/motivate staff to embrace change
  • Ability to effectively commute between all various Trust sites


  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills at all levels i.e. strategically and locally

Employer details

Employer name

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust


Malton, Fitzwilliam ward

Middlecave Road, malton


YO17 7NG

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