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Coral Ward Manager (Nurse, OT, Social Worker)

Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust
£49,036 to £55,049 a year per annum inclusive of HCAS
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a member of staff with Band 6 experience or an existing Band 7 to consider applying for the post for Ward Manager of Coral Ward, the Trusts Male PICU service. This is an opportunity to develop and gain leadership skills and ward management experience.

Coral ward is a well-established team, who have a focus on reducing violence and aggression whilst increasing nurse led activities. The team have won several awards for their quality improvement projects, they are currently part of a joint PICU QI project to implement a Virtual Reality Intervention to reduce stress and burnout amongst PICU staff. Part of your role as Ward Manager will be to support the development of the Trust's PICU Service.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will be fully supported to by their Matron, with a development plan and focussed supervision. The role of the ward manager is a challenging one and the suitable candidate should be able to demonstrate evidence of creating a culture of support and learning within a team as a current Band 6.

About us

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C&I) provides high quality, safe and innovative mental health care to our patients in the community, in their homes or in hospital. We provide services for adults of working age, adults with learning difficulties, and older people in the London area. We currently deliver the majority of our care to residents in the London Boroughs of Camden and Islington. However, we also provide substance misuse services in Westminster, and a substance misuse and psychological therapies service to people living in Kingston. Our trust is also a member of University College London Partners (UCLP), one of the world's leading academic health science partnerships. In addition we have specialist programmes which provide help and treatment for: veterans living in London, young people caught in the cycle of gang culture, older people living with dementia and other age related mental health conditions. For more information, please access the following link:

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description for more detail on the Job role or contact

Lilian Irish, PICU Matron

Person Specification Education Essential
  • Diploma or degree leading to professional Registered qualification in Mental Health
  • Evidence of recent and or ongoing post registration academic study relevant to practice
Experience Essential
  • Evidence of recent and or ongoing post registration academic study relevant to practice
  • Experience of supporting staff through change and fostering a culture of continuous service improvement
  • Evidence of effective workforce development and of using systems to ensure effective staff management (supervision, appraisal and ongoing performance management Undertake audits and support research Previous supervision experience
Ability Essential
  • Ability to communicate both in verbal and written form at a high level in a range of complex areas
Skills Essential
  • Demonstrate well developed leadership skills with the ability to enthuse, motivate and involve team members
  • Demonstrate sound budgetary management skills

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