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Ward Manager

Sophie Bell & Associates
Closing date
7 Jul 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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North London

Ward Manager

Every day of your life matters - from the first to the last. When you work for our Client, you understand that better than ever. They are a passionate, committed and diverse team of more than 4,400 staff and 12,000 volunteers, there for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. They offer expert care, guidance and support, to help them get the most from the time they have left.

An exciting full time (37.5 hours per week) opportunity has arisen in North London for a Ward Manager to cover maternity leave. Your outstanding character must align with our Client's organisational values of always being compassionate, making things happen, leading in their field and people at their heart. You will be required to demonstrate that you are passionate about making a difference and leading teams to deliver excellence.

In this managerial role you will be responsible for the overall efficiency and effective management of the IPU team of registered nurses, health care assistants and Nurse Associates to ensure our service is able to meet the needs of our patients and families requiring specialist palliative care.

The Unit's multi-disciplinary team are dedicated to the delivery of safe, high-quality person-centred care. They are seeking an individual with a demonstrable clinical competence and significant experience in management and leadership. You will have a passion for palliative care and be able to inspire and lead others to drive improvements in line with local, regional and national standards.

The successful candidate will be expected to be a dynamic and motivated leader, with excellent communication skills; an individual who has the drive and passion to create an inspirational learning and working environment, whilst continuously striving for the highest standards of quality care, with patient safety at the forefront of the service and care provided. This role is instrumental in developing and supporting the nursing workforce in planning and management, staff education, training and development, service improvement and transformation.

You will be well supported in your role by the senior leadership team at the hospice. In return they will offer you excellent learning and developmental opportunities, we will also support your personal growth through regular personal development planning and our educational strategy

What's in it for you:

* Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)

* Group Personal Pension Scheme

* Season ticket loan

* Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems

* Continuous development

* Industry leading training programmes

* Employee Assistance Programme

* Flexible Working
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