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Ward Manager

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Competitive salary
Closing date
3 Aug 2021
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Ward Manager | Surgical Wards | Tollerton, Nottingham | Minimum Band 7 - Salary negotiable dependant on experience | Full time, Permanent

Spire Nottingham Hospital has a unique opportunity for an experienced clinical senior nurse to lead their own clinical team, whilst playing a pivotal role in the ongoing development and further expansion of clinical services at Spire Nottingham. Managing our 22 bedded inpatient ward and our 9 bedded Day Surgery unit, you will be responsible for the line management of a team of registered, unregistered nurses and learners giving you exposure to both inpatient and day case patient pathways. Spire Nottingham has recently opened a 5 bedded Critical Care Unit, which will enable you to work closely with the Critical Care and Surgical Teams.

Joining a forward thinking, committed, enthusiastic, patient centred team you will play a lead role with the opening of additional inpatient beds to facilitate the continued growth of our clinical services, whilst making a positive difference to our patients lives through outstanding personalised care.

You will also have the opportunity to support the training and development of nurse apprentices, and as head of your department you will be supported in your role by a team of Deputy Sisters. You will be offered a bespoke induction which will include planned time spent with your peers and the Senior Management Team. This senior nursing role requires you to predominately work Monday to Friday core hours with an expectation that you can support a ward on call and duty manager rota.

Spire Nottingham will offer you further ongoing professional and personal development, including but not limited to leadership development programmes and quality improvement practitioner training - in addition to the opportunity to network across the Spire Hospitals and work collaboratively with other health care providers.

Spire Nottingham Hospital is the only CQC Outstanding rated private hospital in Nottinghamshire and we are committed to delivering excellent individual care from the first time a patient contacts us until after their treatment is complete. Our state of the art, purpose built hospital located in Tollerton, has 42 private ensuite rooms, 4 theatres including a hybrid theatre, a minor ops suite in Outpatients, 9 day case beds, endoscopy suite, on-site MRI, CT, X-ray, ultrasound and mammography, physiotherapy, pharmacy and 300 free car parking spaces.

Duties and responsibilities:
  • Manage the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of planned care for patients
  • Display effective management of clinical teams, in a safe and caring environment, in the most efficient and clinically effective way
  • Develop own knowledge and practice and assist others to continually professionally develop
  • Lead others in the development of knowledge, ideas, and work practices
  • Develop and improve services
  • Support the Director of Clinical Services in the overall management of the healthcare environment.

Who we're looking for:
  • Registered Nurse with NMC registration
  • Extensive surgical experience
  • Experience within a managerial position leading a large clinical team
  • Evidence of substantial post-registration continual professional development in management and other clinically related and relevant subjects


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:
  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • 'Spire for you' reward platform - discount and cashback for over 1000 retailers
  • Free Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

Please see the attached benefits leaflet for more information

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group in the United Kingdom and the largest in terms of revenue. From 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland, Spire Healthcare provides diagnostics, inpatient, day case and outpatient care.

We are encouraging informal visits or conversations about the role For further information about this role or for an informal conversation about the range of career options available with Spire please contact Maxine Cassidy on or 07715055848

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

Closing date: In order to streamline our recruitment process, we reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications

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