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Ward Manager - Ward 4D Burns

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Ward 4D
NHS AfC: Band 7
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Whiston Hospital
£37,696 - £41,787
23/07/2018 23:59

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"Be part of the team that delivers "Excellent patient care in world class hospitals"

The Trust has 5 Values as defined by the Star Chart. Applicants are advised to familiarise themselves with these Values which can be found by clicking on the 'About Us' pages on the Trust internet site. 

Our latest achievements include:

  • St Helens Hospital rated outstanding (CQC 2016)
  • Whiston Hospital rated good with outstanding features (CQC 2016)
  • Best Patient Experience in the NHS (CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2015)
  • Best in the NHS in the Patient Led Assessment of the Care Environment (PLACE 2014 and 2015)
  • Cancer services rated 4th best in the country by Macmillan Cancer Support 2014
  • Ranked one of the highest in the country for extremely positive feedback received from patients (Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked highest in Cheshire and Merseyside for staff recommending the hospitals for the care of their friends and relatives (Staff Friends and Family Test, NHS England)
  • Ranked in the top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers and Health Service Journal 2014)

In the 2017 Staff Satisfaction Survey the Trust was rated best nationally in the following areas,

  • as a place to work
  • a place to receive treatment
  • staff satisfaction in the care they deliver 
  • staff satisfaction with the resources available to them and the support they receive

Ward Manager

Whiston Hospital - Ward 4D

Burns and Plastics


Full Time - 37.5 hours per week

Band 7

£37,696 - £41,787

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the leading acute Trusts in the North West of England. We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.

Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a passionate and dedicated nurse to join our Burns and Plastic Reconstruction Surgery Directorate in the role of Ward Manager for the Mersey Regional Burns Centre.

The post holder will manage and lead the team, working as part of a dynamic multi-disciplinary team and contribute to the delivery of a high quality care to our patients in a safe environment.

Our 12 bedded burns ward was the first within the hospital to achieve the GOLD standard for the QCAT assessment and the post older, supported by the team will be expected to maintain our high standards.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate proven experience of working in an acute clinical environment and considerable experience within the specialty of burns is essential.

The post holder will work under the direction of the B&P Directorate Matron and in collaboration with the Surgical Senior Nursing team and B&P Medical Teams to empower the ward nursing teams to deliver high quality; evidence based nursing care to all patients.

An Enhanced DBS with the checking of both Children's and Adults Barred Lists is required for this position.

Advertising Date: Friday 6th July 2018
Closing Date: Monday 23rd July 2018
Interview Date: To be confirmed

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alison Smith

Burns and Plastic Surgery Matron

0151 430 2456 or 0151 290 1159

If you have problems applying, contact

0151 676 5491