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Ward Manager

Job Description

Ward 32 and The Wells Suite are situated within Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury. The operational plan provides accommodation for 20 NHS medical beds and a private patient ward for 9 patients with a small outpatient department. We ensure high quality care is delivered in a safe, controlled and measured environment.

You must have a minimum of 2 years experience at band 6 or be an existing band 7. Experience will have included the leadership of other staff and knowledge preferably from acute surgical care.

The key responsibilities of the Ward Manager include-

Effective patient care management

Ensuring and further developing standards of care

Ensuring safe provision of governance

Provision of quality services and operational efficiency

Effective staff management

Budgetary and resource management

Passion for the nursing agenda

If you are interested in what we believe a great opportunity in a high profile and supportive environment, then we would like to meet you.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please call now:

Sabreena Stanton, Matron on  ( Phone number removed )  ( Email address removed )

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children)

Closing Date: Noon, Wednesday 26th October 2016

Interviews: Tuesday 8th November 2016

Please take time to customise your personal statement to ensure it accurately reflects the position you are applying for, and that your application is checked for errors / omissions prior to submission. Please note that incomplete applications may not be submitted for shortlisting. We experience high levels of applications for many of our vacancies and therefore recommend that you submit your application as early as possible in order to ensure that your application is considered if the vacancy is closed early. Please contact the Recruiting Manager for an informal discussion should you have any queries relating to the role for which you are applying. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted via an email to their NHS Jobs account as soon as possible after the closing date. Should you receive an invitation to attend interview, please confirm or decline your attendance by return in order to ensure that your interview slot is not reallocated.

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