Ward Manager - Band 7 - Bristol

North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol (City Centre)
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Care of elderlyGrade
Band 7Contract
37.5 hours per weekJob ref

£31,696 - £41,787 per annumClosing
11/02/2018 23:59

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Ward Manager - Band 7 - Medicine- Up to £41k, North Bristol
We currently have a permanent opportunity for a dedicated, passionate and inspiring Registered Nurse or Allied Health Professional to manage Elgar 2 - one of our reablement wards.
We are seeking a leader who can support and continue to build a confident, high quality and caring team who are experts in their field. You will be responsible for championing and guiding a diverse range of nursing and allied health care staff whilst working alongside other multi-disciplinary colleagues.
As part of the Leadership Team within the Hospital, key responsibilities include the human resource and financial management of the ward. You will ensure the service is covered by appropriate rostering and skill mix, facilitate multi-disciplinary team working and monitor/participate in patient care provision. You will work with the team to insure that both therapy resources and social care resources within the team are used to optimum benefit for the patient experience and outcomes.
You will be based in Southmead Hospital, North Bristol, Band 7, with salary from £31,696 to £41,787 per annum (AFC Band 7) + excellent NHS benefits.
WHY APPLY? - This Band 7 Role will provide you with-

Professional Development- you will be supported and we will invest in your development so you can shine in your role
Leadership opportunities- you will be the key role in providing leadership to the ward plus develop your leadership further in the medical division by supporting the on-call matron with bleep holding responsibilities.
Experience in developing clinical practice you will be supported to lead on innovative changes and improvements in practice.

THE ROLE – As a Band 7 manager, you will provide clinical, professional and managerial leadership to our reablement ward, Elgar 2. Key duties to include-

Proven interpersonal skills and a demonstrable ability to handle complex communications
Significant leadership and managerial experience with an ability to demonstrate experience in multi-disciplinary team working
Experience of managing complex workloads and competing priorities

YOU- The successful candidate will be-

Registered Nurse or Allied Health Care Professional with current registration
Good leadership skills and a track record of managing change and implementing new developments
A Teaching/Mentoring qualification

Apply now! For further enquiries or more information, please contact Luisa Goddard, Juliette Hughes, Bev Davies or Gemma Stafford.

If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 414 1151.This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.
Staff identify as 'At Risk' and who meet the essential shortlisting criteria of the post will be prioritised. Priority will be given to North Bristol NHS Trust employees in the first instance.
Please note that North Bristol NHS Trust has an arrangement with a number of organisations (please find a list below) whereby we confidentially share previous pre-employment information relating to your existing job in order to support an efficient recruitment process for candidates when offered a new position with us.
(University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, North Bristol NHS Trust, Western Area Health Trust, Bristol Community Health, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership, North Somerset Community Partnership, NHS South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit and Bristol City Council)
Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

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