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Ward Manager -Peterborough

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
***Please note we are only able to accept applications from those with a live NMC registration or UK nursing students awaiting their PIN as we are unable to support OSCE at this time***

An amazing opportunity has arisen for the ideal candidate to join us in the post of Ward Manager - B12 Respiratory Ward, at North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust, Peterborough site..

Are you a passionate, motivated and caring individual who would relish the opportunity to play a pivotal role in ensuring the Trust provides high quality patient focused care within the Department of Respiratory Medicine, then perhaps you are the person we are looking for?

This post forms an integral part of the Respiratory Service. The ideal applicant will be a key member of the multidisciplinary team and will have overall continuing clinical responsibility for managing the ward, including ward finances, staff deployment, delegation and supervision of all grades of staff and ensuring continuous high standards of patient care and safety within the resources available.

If you feel that you would like the challenge of working in this environment, with a forward facing dynamic team, looking to respond to the changing pathways within medicine and be part of a forward thinking CBU, then this may be the post for you.

Main duties of the job

Be an expert clinical role model.

Manage and lead the ward nursing staff in liaison with deputies. Collaborative working with the Practice Development Team and operational team, including external teams, to ensure effective working relationships.

Lead by example to motivate, develop and establish a well-trained, competent workforce to deliver safe and effective care to all patients within the ward / department.

Coordinate nursing and multi professional activity within the clinical setting, ensuring that there is appropriate skill mix for the patient caseload within available resources.

Promote and role model effective communication within the nursing and multi professional team, to patients, carers and visitors. Receive and report sensitive information.

There is more information available on the attached job description for key responsibilities of this role.

About us

We are dedicated to fostering diversity and inclusivity within our workforce and warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, with a particular emphasis on encouraging those from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, as well as candidates from our local area.

As part of our commitment to supporting our employees we offer a range of benefits including:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement starting at 27 days and increasing to 29 days after five years of service and 33 days after 10 years of service, in addition to the national Bank Holidays (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • Membership of the NHS Pension Scheme:
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced hourly rates for unsociable hours e.g. night shifts, weekends, bank holidays
  • Opportunities for career development and training to help you progress in your role
  • Wellbeing support and activities to promote a healthy work environment
  • Access to our in-house physiotherapy service
  • On-site canteens offering subsidised meals
  • Subsidised staff parking (currently free)
  • Free Stagecoach Bus Travel to and from work within Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

We strive to create a supportive and inclusive workplace where employees feel valued and empowered to excel in their roles. Join us and become part of a team dedicated to making a positive difference in our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please access the detailed job description and person specification for this job role for information and the main responsibilities

Person Specification

Education and Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse to Diploma Level
  • Respiratory Education
  • Leadership Course
  • ILS Trained
  • Teaching qualification


  • Nursing Degree



  • Evidence of a high level of Nursing Practice. Uses evidence base practice to support patient care delivery.
  • 2 years' experience within speciality of Respiratory or Critical Care
  • Proven management experience
  • Experience of managing teams.
  • Evidence of being a Reflective Practitioner.
  • Expert clinical role model who is committed to improvement of standards and patient care.



  • Demonstrates record of achievement in changing and developing practice.
  • Demonstrates understanding and able contribute to the clinical governance agenda
  • Working knowledge of Trust and National Nursing initiatives.

Key Skills


  • Communication Skills
  • Organised and able to manage time effectively
  • Effective prioritisation
  • Approachable and a visible leader
  • Able to embrace change
  • Ability to resolve conflict and motivate a team
  • Working knowledge of Trust and National Nursing initiatives



  • Awareness and respect for colleagues, patients and relatives cultural, religious and emotional needs and beliefs
  • Able to demonstrate behaviours consistent with the Trusts Values and Behaviours



  • Professional Appearance and Behaviour

Employer details

Employer name

North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust


Peterborough City Hospital

Edith Cavell Campus, Bretton Gate



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