Ward Manager – End of Life/Palliative Care – 5* Purpose built Hospice


Our client is patient-led and has heavily invested in its new care facility, patients and staff benefit from the latest technology and facilities including a spa, physiotherapy gym, a fully equipped kitchen, assessment rooms and counselling offices, all in a beautifully landscaped environment with homely and stylish interiors.


As the successful Ward Manager you will provide clinical leadership and management support to the in-patient unit team, always ensuring the highest standards of holistic nursing care is provided. You will work closely with the Lead Consultant to co-ordinate and develop the In-Patient Unit and deputise for the Director of Nursing when needed.


Core Responsibilities:


  • Provide clinical expertise to the healthcare team and volunteers
  • Lead, coach & motivate the staff team always promoting clinical excellence
  • Responsible for staff training & personal development
  • Ensure the in-patient unit is compliant with NMC regs, Misuse of Drugs Act & CQC
  • Liaise with other healthcare professionals and represent the hospice


Experience Required:


  • Registered Nurse with an active PIN
  • Proven background of working in a palliative care setting
  • Ability to identify & implement change
  • Clinically astute
  • Excellent leadership & development skills
  • Medical & Oncology experience
  • Able to work sensitively and collaboratively


This is a rare opportunity to join an established charity in a stunning environment where you will have the autonomy to continue to improve standards for patients, relatives and staff alikeve standards for patients, relatives and staff alike

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Ward Manager – End of Life/Palliative Care – 5* Purpose built Hospice
Reference:Job Ref: JO0000007079
Sector: Nursing
Area: Home Counties
Town/City: Guildford, Surrey
Package: Salary: £43,500 - £49,500 (Band 8b) + generous pension and AL entitlement
Job Type: Management
Closing Date: Sunday 25th March, 2018

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