Ward Manager - Plymouth

Appoint Group
£0 - £38,000/Year
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Ward ManagerFull TimePlymouthSalary up to £38,000Our client has an exciting opportunity for a ward manager to join their dedicated team in Plymouth. The hospital offers high quality elective surgery for the local populations of Devon and Cornwall, specialising in hip and knee joint replacements, shoulder repair, hand and elbow surgery, foot surgery and minor orthopaedic procedures. They also deliver Ophthalmology, General and ENT surgery. Not only are our facilities state-of-the-art, with us, you will be able to focus on what really matters; delivering a high standard of patient care. You will also be able to benefit from our fully supported training programmes, on site café and free parking.Key ResponsibilitiesEnsuring the effective management of the inpatient ward, you will be a key member of the multidisciplinary team at the centre. Key duties will include:- Ensuring the ward is adequately and safely staffed within the agreed establishment complete and overseeing the safe staffing documentation and bi-annual spreadsheet- Managing the operational and Capex budget for the ward- Participating as a key member of the hospital management team including participating in the management on call rota quarterly- Communicating closely with the Head of Nursing and Clinical Services Manager and Clinical Governance Manager with regard to staff matters and patient problems/incidents, investigating incidents as requiredSkills & ExperienceTo be successful in this role you will have:- Extensive post registration experience preferred with experience in an HDU/ITU environment- Substantial experience in a senior nursing role at band 6 or above - The ability to teach/train nursing staff- The ability to monitor and control resourcesQualifications- NMC Registered Nurse Part- A qualification in teaching and assessment- Immediate Life support (ILS)- Safeguarding level 2 trainingFor more information and or to apply please call Jenna O'Rourke on 01489 774208 and or email jenna.orourke@appointgroup.co.uk