Ward Manager

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Pay scale from
7.26 (Annual: £37,570 Hourly: £19.27)
Pay scale to
7.34 (Annual: £43,772 Hourly: £22.45)
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‘Caring for your Career’

Vacancy –Ward Manager– Crowborough

£37,570 - £43,772 37.5 hours per week

We are looking for a credible, pro-active, team focused nursing leader to manage our surgical ward. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading nurses through periods of change, providing clinical & professional supervision, and ensuring quality and safety are maintained to the highest standards. You will be creative and innovative in your approach to delivering excellent care in line with budgetary expectations, strategic direction, local & national best practice guidelines. The ward manager is a key link for our internal and external customers and stakeholders, and should be a leader capable of generating and maintaining a trusted relationship with the ward team and the wider multi-disciplinary team.

As a thank you for your passion in delivering excellence in all aspects of your work, we will care for your career, with rewards and opportunities that aren’t just good – they are exceptional:

As a thank you for your passion in delivering exceptional standards, we will care for your career, with rewards and opportunities that are not just good – they are exceptional:

  • A competitive salary
  • A generous pension scheme
  • 27 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Private Medical and Westfield Health
  • Life Insurance
  • Free onsite gym
  • Free parking
  • A free meal from our staff restaurant – conditions apply
  • A catalogue of unique training courses
  • The opportunity to make a real difference to a patient’s journey


  • Must Haves
  • NMC Registration
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent, or working towards
  • Evidence of significant Continuing Professional Development
  • Evidence of management experience/training
  • NMC recognised Teaching/Assessing qualification
  • Evidence of being up-to-date with current issues relating to professional practice
  • Able to demonstrate practical application of quality standards within the clinical setting e.g. Care Quality Commission, NICE guidance
  • Able to demonstrate effective leadership and management of a team.
  • Credible clinical expert
  • Evidence of research based practice
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Fully aware of clinical governance agenda
  • Experience and knowledge within the specialty or related field
  • Confident to uphold principles of equality, diversity and rights
  • Understands the importance of infection control & health and safety in a healthcare environment

Nice to Haves

  • Advanced communication skills
  • Assertive, enthusiastic, dynamic
  • Demonstrates initiative, motivation and ability to lead a team through change
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure

Experience of working in a medical setting, will set you apart from the rest.

For more information take a look at our website at www.horderhealthcare.co.uk or contact the Talent team at recruitment@horder.co.uk.#TeamHorder #CaringforyourCareer

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