Ward Manager Acute Services

  • Job Reference: 00073060-1
  • Date Posted: 12 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £45,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

If you are an experienced Ward Manager or senior nurse looking for the next step up in your career, then join the team at Farmfield Hospital in Surrey as a Ward Manager and be supported and valued as you experience what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

With a team of junior and senior Nurses, Support Workers and a Deputy Ward Manager, you will To co-ordinate the quality and management of nursing care, patient care and the clinical environment with 24 hour responsibility for staffing. You will Manage and direct the delivery of clinical services within a ward or unit, ensuring it complies with statutory regulations, current legislation, and operational policies and meets quality standards.

Your career within Elysium will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Your responsibilities:

Initiate, implement, support, and monitor quality and governance systems and processes including those that relate directly to patient care
Identify and evaluate potential improvements to the service
Discuss improvement ideas with appropriate people and agrees a prioritised plan of implementation to take forward agreed improvements
Ensure all employees managed have annual appraisals and personal development plans in place and comply with mandatory training
Evaluate the extent to which legislation and organisational policies and procedures on health, safety and risk management have been implemented and ensures compliance across the service
Investigate any actual or potential health, safety or security incidents and takes the required action
Articulate a vision for the service focus which generates enthusiasm and commitment with staff, patients, family, carers, and other professionals
Actively promote equality and diversity
Set stretching and challenging goals within the area of your responsibility and to drive the evaluation of performance indicators and standards
Actively participate in an annual performance review (appraisal) and the development and implementation of a personal development plan
Communicate effectively and calmly in difficult situations and with difficult people
Maintain and evidence standards of competence as defined by the NMC, to remain registered.
To be successful in this role, you will need:

Experience working in a similar environment
First level nurse with evidence of professional development, relevant skills and knowledge.
Experience as a Senior Nurse
Relevant sufficient post-registration experience
What you will get

Annual salary of £45,000 (DOE) + Benefits
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
There are also a wide range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure