Job title: Ward Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Nursing
Expertise: UK
Salary type: Annual
Salary: GBP £31,000.00
Location: Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Job published: 26/02/2020
Job ID: 32058
Contact name: Matthew Goalen
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Job Description


Job title

Ward Manager


Job Description


HealthConex is a leading UK job agency specialising in nurse recruitment. As suppliers to the private healthcare sector, we are currently looking for professional and ambitious Ward Managers. This is a rewarding role with excellent career prospects.

If you are interested in progressing to leadership level or already in a management position we would love to hear from you.






Working hours

Full time, 40 Hours per week



RCNi membership

Company pension scheme
Free life assurance
A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
Subsidised meals
Opportunities for CPD, further learning and development
Expert clinical supervision and peer support


Job Specifications

The ability to deal with high stress environments in pro-active manner

The ability to differentiate between important and urgent tasks, and prioritise and complete multiple tasks

Good time management

The need to demonstrate flexibility, including duties, hours of work, breaks, working conditions, working with team members, protocols and procedures, updates in knowledge.

An openness to change, growth, and take on greater levels of responsibility and performance.

The ability to communicate and interact effectively, calmly and compassionately, during various points of contact with patients and staff alike.


Personal requirements

Current experience as a Ward Manager / Head of Care or a Senior Registered Mental Health Nurse with a valid pin
Experience of working in the mental health sector

Experience of implementing and monitoring standards of care
Experience of providing clinical and managerial supervision, offering support in making clear and consistent clinical decisions along with the ability to lead and motivate a Nursing team effectively
Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team


Duties Daily


Have overall management responsibility for the delivery of service user centred care within the ward
Lead a team of nursing staff in the delivery of high quality evidence-based practice, ensuring that regular supervision and appraisal take place
Coordinate multidisciplinary working, maintaining excellent communication and working relationships with all team members
Manage operational resources in a cost-effective manner, and evaluating the standard of service delivered


Job type

Permanent £40,000 - £45,000 PA