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Hospice Ward Manager

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23 Sep 2022
Hospice Ward Manager - Inpatients unit North London Salary Competitive , excellent benefits Permanent Full time Role Job Description We are currently looking for a strong and dedicated Senior Nurse to provide clinical leadership for our Client s Inpatient Unit. You will have responsibility for the delivery of patient-focused programmes of care, which address the complex and changing health needs of patients admitted to the unit. The post-holder will work as an expert practitioner, displaying excellent communication in providing skilled leadership, support and guidance to the nursing team. The Inpatient Unit offers Clinical Day Services, a multi-disciplinary Community Team and Lymphoedema Services maintaining highest standards of palliative care. Services are provided for people with cancer, HIV and other life-threatening illnesses and for their significant others. Patients are admitted to the Hospice Specialist Palliative Care Inpatient Unit for assessment, symptom control, terminal care, rehabilitation, respite care and medical interventions from a wide catchment area of five Clinical Commissioning Groups of Central London. West London, Brent, Camden, and Islington. As the Ward Manager you will be responsible for the day-to-day line management of a team of Senior Staff Nurses, Staff Nurses and healthcare assistants, ensuring the delivery of consistently high standard of care for patients and their families. Responsibilities for Hospice Ward Manager: Manage people and financial resources to ensure the effective operation of the team for which he/she is responsible. Ensure effective skill-mix and appropriate caseload management at all times Allocate work and assess performance of the team members objectively against set criteria/competencies. Be responsible for ensuring that individual Performance Review and Personal Development Plans are completed Demonstrate excellent personal communication Be responsible for the standard of nursing care delivered in work area. Display evidence that staff provide holistic, evidence-based, patient-centred care. Demonstrate that patients are involved in both decisions affecting their care and well-being and in service development Be responsible for the standards of cleanliness in the clinical area and for a well-maintained Ward/Department environment Prioritise workload to meet targets Be responsible for ensuring the clinical area practices within Data Protection/Confidentiality principles Promote interdisciplinary working, with outcomes aimed at the best interest of patients. Demonstrate specialist palliative care expertise and professional knowledge acquired through post registration academic, clinical, leadership and management development Requirements for the Hospice Ward Manager: Registered Nurse Current NMC registration in adult or general nursing Educated to first degree level or equivalent Advanced Communication Skills Significant post qualification/registration experience in specialist nursing field Experience in facilitation, teaching, assessing, coaching Experience of Leadership/Management Expert clinical skills in speciality Demonstrates ability to place patient and family at centre of care Ability to facilitate and support learning Excellent personal and communication skills Excellent organisational and time management skills Motivated and enthusiastic Ability to critically analyse research and evidence-based practice Experience of successful Change Management Knowledge of audit process Understanding of Budget Management Understanding of HR Policies and Procedures Knowledge of COSHH procedures and Risk Management Benefits include: Access to NHS pension for those already in it Contributory pension schemes to suit all pockets Private healthcare cover of up to £20,000 per year 27 days annual leave + Bank Holidays Ongoing training and development programmes and a genuine commitment to continuous professional development Discounts at local, national and online shops Interest-free season ticket loans Cycle to work loan scheme Employee "Service Excellence" recognition rewards If you would like a confidential conversation , please call Vanessa or Corinna on (phone number removed) or email or Please note INSIGNIA RECRUIT are an employment agency and are working on behalf of their client
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  • Job Reference: 719525050-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Insignia Recruit Ltd
    Insignia Recruit Ltd
  • Location: London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent