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Ward Manager - Pre-operative Assessment Department

Employer
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced senior registered nurse to join our Pre operative Assessment department based at Liverpool university hospital-Aintree as a Band 7 Ward Nurse Manager.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate previous substantive experience of working at at a band 6/7 level and must have experience in Pre Operative Assessment. They also have to display motivation and skills to lead and develop the current existing team in collaboration with senior nursing and organisational staff. Excellent communication and leadership skills are a must.

We are looking to recruit a dedicated and highly motivated individual who is passionate about providing high quality and compassionate care to our patients. We are looking for an aspiring clinical leader who will demonstrate role modelling, empowerment, and support to our clinical team.

As Ward Manager in the provision of clinical leadership, leading and implementing change, clinical and managerial supervision, teaching, staff development and recruitment.

Main duties of the job

Key responsibilities will include the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, effective leadership and staff management/development. The post holder will always work within the NMC's Code of Professional Conduct.

We are looking to recruit dedicated and a highly motivated individual who are passionate about providing high quality and compassionate care to our patients. We are looking for aspiring clinical leaders who will demonstrate role modelling, empowerment, and support to our clinical team. As Ward Manager in the provision of clinical leadership, leading and implementing change, clinical and managerial supervision, teaching, staff development and recruitment.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

To hear more about our achievements click here https://www.liverpoolft.nhs.uk/media/13089/1606-annual-report-booklet_final.pdf

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Job description

Job responsibilities

-Co-ordination of the ward on a day to day basis including planning, allocation and evaluation of work carried out by teams or individuals and self.

-Provide specialist knowledge to all Nursing staff on the ward Will promote a critical, analytical approach to the delivery of nursing care ensuring that the ward environment is responsive to current issues.

-Ensure that all existing procedures and protocols relating to the care of patients are reviewed and updated as required.

- Develop methods for identifying, maintaining and improving the quality of patient care through facilitation of best practice and clinical benchmarking.

-Ensure due regard is given to the customs, values and spiritual beliefs of patients/clients.

-Explore and undertake expanded practice to optimise patient care as required within specialist area, in accordance with Trust policies.

-Exercise strong and effective leadership acting as an exemplary role model.

-Maintain adequate staff cover and skill mix on the department through effective use of staffing rotas

-Support the implementation of the Trusts Strategy for Nursing atward/department level

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse, current NMC registration
  • Teaching and assessing qualification
  • Post registration qualification in specialty


Desirable

  • 1st level degree or studying towards


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrable experience at Band 6 level
  • Evidence of effective ward management and leadership skills
  • Evidence of staff development, including pre and post registration students
  • Evidence of application of current nursing issues and developments
  • Evidence of managing a change
  • Evidence of developing standards of nursing care through clinical benchmarking


Knowledge

Essential

  • Understanding and application of clinical governance


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Basic IT skills, including e-mail and word processing


Other

Essential

  • High level of personal and professional credibility
  • Supportive of colleagues
  • Committed to delivering high standards of patient care


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Aintree University Hospital

Longmoor Lane

Liverpool

L9 7AL

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