Nursing - Ward Manager - Acute Medical Unit

  • Department Acute Medical Unit
  • Salary £38,890 - £44,503 per annum/ pro rata
  • Closing Date 01/06/2020
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 7
  • Job ref 223-AMM-251
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Fixed Term - 6-9 Months fixed term/ secondment to cover maternity leave
  • Hours 37.5 hours per week

Are you ambitious, motivated and passionate about Emergency Medicine?  Do you want to make a difference to your patients?

If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Ward Manager to join the team on the Acute Medical Unit, same day emergency care and Acute Medical Assessment area within The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.  This is a 6-9 month maternity cover secondment/ Fixed term contract.

This demanding and challenging role requires commitment and a positive approach towards change.

We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, highly motivated and enthusiastic nurse to join our team providing excellent leadership and high quality nursing care.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication and team working skills and will be dedicated to improving the patient’s experience.  You must have a proven ability in supervising, managing and controlling the activities of a Ward in an effective and efficient manner.

You will be expected to be a clinical role model with a willingness to develop the team as well as your own professional growth.  You will be responsible for the operational management, budget management and human resource management of the unit and will work closely with the Matron.

You will demonstrate continuing professional development and a strong commitment to develop your junior staff and to work closely with the wide multi-disciplinary team.  This role offers the opportunity to utilise and develop leadership and change management skills.  The post is substantive and opportunities will be provided to undertake relevant training to support professional development.

Individuals must be able to demonstrate our Trust Values.

Applicants must have significant post registration experience, with previous experience at Band 6 level and at extensive recent experience in emergency medicine.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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