Ward Manager - Senior Health - Dalby Ward | St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 23 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £51,488 - £57,802 per annum inc HCAS (por-rata)
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 June 2024
Location: London, SW17 0QT
Company: st georges nhs trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6332588/200-6332588-MA-SC-Z

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Is providing outstanding care every time and getting the basics right what you care about? Do you have the ability to see the potential in others and develop it? Is making a difference and doing the right thing fundamental to you? If your answer to these questions is yes, the Ward Manager role may what your looking for.

We have a full time opportunity on Dalby, a 22 bedded recently refurbished ward specialising in older patients requiring acute medical admission. Designed for the older person, it has ensuite 3 bedded bays and side rooms.

This is a chance to develop your management and leadership skills as part of a highly capable team.

We offer;
• Clinical Expert – with a variety of patients to keep your clinical skills up to date.
• Leadership skills – our leadership course and staff management courses will help you develop the skills you need to lead and motivate the team to provide excellent care. We also offer 1 2 1 supervision and band 7 networking.
• Education – Opportunities for mentorship and preceptorship with our placement students, overseas trained nurses and newly qualified nurses.
• With a variety of career progression opportunities - from Matron, Practice Educator, Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Nurse Specialist and Head of Nursing. Where do you see yourself?

1.1 Develop the ward/department philosophy and models of care to ensure that all policies and procedures are implemented and to lead on the development of nursing practice.

1.2 To assess the effectiveness of current practices within the ward/department and introduce innovations that lead to improved quality of care.

1.3 Maintain personal contact with patients, relatives and carers being courteous and sensitive to their needs for privacy and dignity and act as an effective role model ensuring a friendly environment at all times.

1.4 In conjunction with the multidisciplinary team, ensure that nursing care is provided to meet complex needs.

1.5 Ensuring that there are systems in place to store, check and administer drugs in accordance with the Trust and NMC policies.

1.6 To provide expert guidance and supervision aiding problem solving and clinical decision making.

1.7 Ensuring that accurate and timely nursing records are maintained, monitoring standards

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.

This advert closes on Sunday 9 Jun 2024

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