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Ward Manager - Respiratory - Ward 23

Employer
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Preston
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you have what it takes to work with Respiratory ? If so, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for a motivated, hard working and enthusiastic person who can work well within a team, be innovative and lead by example through positive and visible leadership.

Due to promotion and expansion we are looking for two individuals to work as a senior leadership team.

You will be able to demonstrate resilience, an excellent work ethic, a supportive approach and be a forward thinking individual with high standards.

Main duties of the job

o Ensuring that the nursing team and care support team within their ward or department are adequately resourced and organised.

o Ensuring the nursing team and care support team are adequately supported and developed to deliver excellent care with compassion in line with the Trust's Values & Nursing & Midwifery Professional Framework.

o Leading and developing the nursing team and the support teams by being a visible and strong role model providing leadership and direction to the team, capitalising on research and development opportunities, providing clinical supervision and advice for staff and students in order to supportthem in reaching their full potential

o Ensuring the productive operation of the department through the monitoring and maintenance of standards that create a safe, clean and organised environment and by using processes designed to increase the time nurses spend in therapeutic contact with patients.

About us

We have 10000 fantastic people working hard to deliver quality services to our patients. Whatever your role, you help look after 370,000 people in our local area & give specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire & Cumbria.

Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across our local towns.

You'll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fab people & do things you'd never have done. You'll learn about working in a hospital, interacting with people from all different roles to build skills & enhance your career path.

You'll make an impact, be challenged to think differently, be bold & help innovate to keep improving things. Everything we do centres around patient care and enhancing their experience which means your role is pivotal and something really to be proud of.

Job description

Job responsibilities

-Is responsible for the provision of Excellent Care with Compassion.

-Is responsible for ensuring that the nursing team and care support team are adequately resourced and organised in order to deliver excellent care with compassion.

-Is responsible for leading and developing the nursing team andthe department administration and support teams by being a visible andstrong role model providing leadership and direction to the team, capitalising on research and development opportunities, providing clinical supervision and advice for staff and students in order to support them in reaching their full potential.

-Is responsible for ensuring the productive operation of the department through the monitoring and maintenance of standards that create a safe, clean and organised environment and by using processes designed to increase the time nurses spend in therapeutic contact with patients.

-Safeguards people and promotes equality in care and practice byrecognising, respecting and meeting the needs and choices of individuals.

-Overall responsibility for vacancy / talent management, ensuring all vacancies are recruited to in a timely manner and in line with the our recruitment and selection policy.

-Responsible for workforce planning.

-Where there are difficult to fill roles solutions are found to ensure the department has sustainable staffing structures at substantive spend, which may be achieved through different marketing solutions or different structural arrangements.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education

Essential

  • Appropriate NMC Registration
  • Mentorship qualification
  • Post Registration Qualifications relevant to the role
  • Diploma or Degree in Nursing
  • Evidence of Education to Degree Level
  • Successful completion of/will to work towards a leadership and development programme (equivalent to the Internal Band 6 Leadership and Development programme).


Desirable

  • Level 4 ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) or equivalent


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of Clinical Governance and Safeguarding and the relevance of these to practice
  • Knowledge of relevant policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of ethical issues
  • Evidence of clinical competence in area of speciality eg surgery
  • Experience of mentorship and ability to identify learning and development needs


Desirable

  • Experience of managing a clinical area
  • Knowledge of the PDPR Process
  • Evidence of working at Band 7
  • Evidence of working at Band 7


Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane

Preston

PR2 9HT

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