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Deputy Ward Manager

Employer
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Location
Stoke on trent
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Deputy Ward manager has delegated responsibility for the management of the clinical areas including assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards on a shift basis and in the authorised absence of the Sister/Charge Nurse.The Deputy ward manager will participate in innovation and evidence based nursing practice through professional leadership and supporting the clinical team in close liaison with the Sister/Charge Nurse and the Senior Staff Nurse for QualityThe Deputy Ward manager will act as a credible and professional role model and encourage and empower other staff to develop both personally and professionally to achieve their maximum potential.To have delegated responsibility for the operational and management issues in the authorised absence of the Sister/Charge Nurse, and take on the leadership of specific projects as agreed with the Sister/Charge Nurse.

Take charge and co-ordinate 13 bedded Coronary care unit, working collaboratively with the other areas in the Heart centre.

Main duties of the job

Deputise for the Sister at Directorate/ Divisional meetings and working groups.The Deputy Ward manager has delegated responsibility for the management of the clinical areas including assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards on a shift basis.Supports the ward manager in investigating and responding to accidents, complaints and untoward incident and other significant events.To facilitate the admission and discharge of patients liaising with other agencies to ensure continuity of care between hospital and community.To have a working knowledge of the policies and procedures of the UHNM, and an ability to perform against those policiesAssist in the management of resources by participating in the selection, ordering and monitoring of departmental stock items, keeping within the financial constraints of the allocated budget..To effectively manage / have 24 hour responsibility for department in the authorised absence of the Sister.Support the Sister in the performance review of all ward staff which will include annual appraisal and individual personal development plans to monitor staff performance against objectives set with them.Manage sickness and absence on a shift basis in line with the sickness and absence policy and the principles of safe staffing document.Participate in the recruitment and selection of staff for the ward.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Deputy ward manger has delegated responsibility for the management of the clinical areas including assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards on a shift basis and in the authorised absence of the Sister/Charge Nurse.The Deputy Ward manager will participate in innovation and evidence based nursing practice through professional leadership and supporting the clinical team in close liaison with the Sister/Charge Nurse and the Senior Staff Nurse for QualityThe Deputy Ward Manager will act as a credible and professional role model and encourage and empower other staff to develop both personally and professionally to achieve their maximum potential.To have delegated responsibility for the operational and management issues in the authorised absence of the Sister/Charge Nurse, and take on the leadership of specific projects as agreed with the Sister/Charge Nurse.

Take charge and Co-ordinate 13 bedded Coronary care unit, working collaboratively with the other areas in the Heart centre.

Person Specification

essential

Essential

  • 18 months Coronary Care experience at Band 6
  • Evidence of leadership/management experience


Desirable

  • Degree level qualification/study
  • Formal leadership and management training


essential

Essential

  • Evidence of leadership/management experience


Desirable

  • Formal leadership/management qualification


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

University Hospital of North Midlands

Newcastle Road

Stoke on trent

ST4 6QG

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205-6382577

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