Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity for a Ward Manager in the Marjorie Warren Unit at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust for 37.5 hours per week. You will need to have the management and communication skills to lead the team working closely with the clinical director, matrons and business manager.
Our day hospital is on the ground floor of the Marjory Warren Unit and has disabled and car parking adjacent to the main entrance. The hospital has a friendly ambience for patients who are receiving treatments on a day basis or attending one of our various clinics. We run infusions and treatments through our day hospital, working extensively with other services such as Rheumatology
Older people are more likely to have a fall or number of falls; we offer a falls clinic where you can be assessed and we will investigate the cause of your falls to help prevent further falls in the future.
Stroke/TIA clinics run every day, Monday to Friday. A TIA is often referred to as a mini-stroke; we ensure that you receive the appropriate investigations and treatments on the day of the clinic where possible, and advice and leaflets will be given to you at your appointment. Referrals to the TIA clinic are fast tracked from GPs and the Emergency Department to ensure that treatment can be provided as soon as possible following the TIA.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the provision of compassionate, safe and high quality care delivery of all patients in line with the Nursing an Midwifery Council (NMC) Standards. The Ward Manager / Team Leader has a fundamental role in ensuring the caring environment is conducive to wellbeing and the effective delivery of budgetary, workforce and resource management.
We hold a unique position in the Stockport community as the provider of healthcare and we are one of its largest employers.
Our mission is to make a difference every day. Our values are that we care, we respect, and we listen
We believe that the best organisations are those that reflect the communities they serve. We are therefore seeking to improve the diversity of our workforce to make it truly representative of our local population.
We actively encourage applications irrespective of race, age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage & civil partnership, or pregnancy or maternity. Recognising those communities that are underrepresented within our workforce, we would particularly welcome applications from you.
We recognise that flexible working is important. We take requests for flexible working seriously, consider any request we receive and try to work with you, so we can explore if your request may fit with the needs of the service.
The salary for the role is only one part of the excellent package of benefits we offer to you:
- Between 27-33 days of annual leave plus bank holidays
- NHS pension scheme membership
- Salary sacrifice schemes for lease cars, home electronics and more, to make your salary go further
- NHS Staff discounts
- Cycle to work scheme
- Salary finance - for loans, savings, budget planning and tips on managing debt
- Stockport Credit Union- for local financial advice
In conjunction with the Divisional Nursing Director and Matron provide effective leadership, monitoring of professional and care standards, and effective use of resources at ward/department level.
To be a visible and accessible presence in the clinical area for patients, relatives and staff.
To be responsible for ensuring the provision of compassionate, safe and high quality patient care.
Lead by example and act as a positive role model to staff taking responsibility for own professional development.
Provide leadership that promotes patient focused care.
Actively contribute to and support agreed developments within the business group with focus for supporting clinical effectiveness and innovative practice.
To manage roster allocation for present and future shifts in order to provide safe staffing levels in line with the agreed workforce
To lead the multidisciplinary team on a daily basis using resources effectively and efficiently.
To confidently escalate in a timely manner concerns about patient safety, quality and experience, offering solutions and evidence based
Participate in the Business Groups professional on site cover rota as required dealing with professional issues, redeployment of staff and giving advice and support, and liaising with the 1090 bleep holder.
To contribute to a culture that recognises and works in partnership with patients and their families, involving them in all decisions
To ensure that national and local policy and guidance are delivered and
Foster a culture which encourages staff to challenge and report substandard practice.
Contribute to the development of and support delivery of the Trust Quality Improvement Plan/Strategy.
Organise and plan own day to day workload or activities in order to meet the demands of the job role.
Contribute to the StARS accreditation programme as required.
Contribute to and participate in programmes of audit, including utilisation of results in practice.
The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and promote safeguarding by implementing the Trusts policies and procedures, acting promptly on concerns, communicating effectively and sharing information appropriately.
- If successful this vacancy will require an enhanced DBS check at a cost of £41.50. This cost will be deducted from your first Trust salary
In addition to this it will be a condition of your employment that you will join the DBS update service and pay the annual subscription fee of £13.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).