Ward Manager | St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 20 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £51,488 - £57,802 per annum inc HCAS (pro-rata)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 June 2024
Location: Tooting, SW17 0QT
Company: st georges nhs trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6261074/200-6261074-MA-ND-Z

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Ward Sister/Charge Nurse – Band 7

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and highly motivated nurse to manage Mckissock Ward a 21 bed Neurosurgery Ward as a Band 7.

• Manage the day to day running of the ward , ensuring effective use of resources and high standards of care which is responsive to individualised needs by appropriate delegation of workload.
• Work in close co-operation with the senior nursing team and multidisciplinary team.
• Ensure effective communication at all levels.
• Implement annual staff appraisal for all staff managed.
• Identify and promote ways of improving the service, utilising all available resources.
• To undertake surveys or audits as required.
• With support of the senior and junior team take appropriate action relating to complaints accidents and serious untoward incidents involving patients, staff and visitors.
• Demonstrate effective time management.
• Take responsibility for the maintenance, storage and safety of the equipment in accordance with trust policy.
• To act as the professional role model, leading and co-ordinating the nursing team.
• To have continuous responsibility for the management and organisation of thwart/department within the available resources.
• To be accountable for the overall provision of excellent nursing care and to work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.

You will be joining an excellent nursing team that are committed to high clinical standards within a supportive environment.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic nurse who will be responsible for the day to day clinical and managerial leadership of the ward. The post holder will be required to have excellent communication skills, demonstrable leadership skills and the ability to work autonomously and as part of a multi- disciplinary team. They will be highly motivated, possess sound clinical knowledge and be able to work well under pressure and an understanding of the specific neurosurgery pathways.

Please note:Interview date will be on 21/06/24 and will start at 09:30.

With nearly 9,000 dedicated staff caring for patients around the clock, they are the largest healthcare provider in southwest London.

Their main site, St George’s Hospital in Tooting – one of the country’s principal teaching hospitals – is shared with St George’s, University of London, which trains medical students and carries out advanced medical research. St George’s Hospital also hosts the St George’s, University of London and Kingston University Faculty of Health and Social Care Sciences, which is responsible for training a wide range of healthcare professionals from across the region.

As well as acute hospital services, they provide a wide variety of specialist care and a full range of community services to patients of all ages following integration with Community Services Wandsworth in 2010.

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust serves a population of 1.3 million across southwest London. A large number of services, such as cardiothoracic medicine and surgery, neurosciences and renal transplantation, also cover significant populations from Surrey and Sussex, totalling around 3.5 million people.

The trust also provides care for patients from a larger catchment area in southeast England, for specialties such as complex pelvic trauma. Other services treat patients from all over the country, such as family HIV care and bone marrow transplantation for non-cancer diseases. The trust also provides a nationwide state-of-the-art endoscopy training centre.

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more and person specification information about the role.

For further information please contact Ma Simba, Matron for Neurosurgery on bleep 7259 or contact via email on:

This advert closes on Monday 3 Jun 2024

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