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Neonatal Ward Manager

Employer
East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Colchester
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced neonatal nurse to join our team as a Neonatal Ward Manager at Colchester part of East Suffolk and North East Essex Foundation Trust (ESNEFT).

A wonderful opportunity just over an hour outside of central London. This role is for 37.5 hours per week. Working flexibly Monday - Friday and 1 weekend shift per month.

Supported by the Neonatal Matron as ward manager of our local neonatal unit you will have the opportunity to improve quality of care for neonates and their families, lead and inspire a team.

The role of a Neonatal Ward Manager will enable you the opportunity to manage and develop nursing staff and services to provide professional and managerial leadership in the delivery of high quality, safe, cost effective care of babies, families and staff.

The individual must demonstrate our trust values and inspire and facilitate the development of staff by providing an open supportive and encouraging environment in which all staff feel valued and where best practice prospers.

You will act as a senior nurse within Children's services supporting all areas on a bleep rota basis whilst also deputising in the absence of the Neonatal Matron.

The role will also require the individual to maintain clinical credibility and visibility. Shifts within the clinical and bleep holder rota will provide opportunities to ensure clinical skills are maintained and provide a varied experience to the post holder.

Main duties of the job

To effectively manage and develop nursing staff and services to provide professional and managerial leadership in the delivery of high quality, safe, cost effective care of babies, families and staff.

To inspire and facilitate the development of Neonatal Unit (NNU) staff by providing an open supportive and encouraging environment in which all staff feel valued and where best practice prospers.

Be part of Paediatric Services Management Team attending meetings, providing statistics and giving specialist advice as required.

Act as a senior nurse within Children's Services supporting all areas on a bleep rota basis whilst also deputise in the absence of the Children's services Matron.

About us

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients' own homes.

We are one of the largest NHS organisations in England, employing more than 12,000 staff.

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what's widely regarded as the world's best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st level Registered Nurse (Adult or Child branch)
  • Bsc
  • Statement of Competence or equivalent level of skill
  • Qualified in Speciality (Neonatal)
  • Current NLS certification
  • Teaching and Assessing Qualification


Desirable

  • Certificate in Management
  • Undertake current academic study
  • Msc


Experience

Essential

  • Proven Experience in Neonatal Nursing at Band 6 level
  • Clinical expertise within speciality
  • Mentoring
  • Managing change
  • Evidence of managing and improving the patient experience


Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Colchester Hospital

Colchester

CO4 5JL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

432-HR331-24

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