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Ward Manager

Job Reference: 220-S&C-1770974

Whittington Health
Nurse Manager
Whittington Hospital, London
£37,570-£44,606 Incl HCAs

By applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers.

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a “good” overall inspection from the CQC in October 2017 with our services receiving an “outstanding” for our caring. With well-led (leadership) following inspection of management. To read the full report please go to: Oct 2018 CQC report in full

To comply with the Trust’s Safeguarding Children and Adults policies, procedures and protocols. All individual members of staff (paid or unpaid) have a duty to safeguard and promote the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults This will require you to:

  • Ensure you are familiar with and comply with the London Child Protection Procedures and protocols for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people.
  • Ensure you are familiar and comply with the London Multi Agency Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Pan London Procedures.
  • Ensure you are familiar and comply with local protocols and systems for information sharing.
  • Know the appropriate contact numbers and required reporting lines.
  • Participate in required training and supervision.
  • Comply with required professional boundaries and codes of conduct

Whittington Health is committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Clinical Nurse Ward Manager

Band 7

Day Treatment Centre

Full time

Recently rated overall as ‘good’ in its CQC and outstanding for care, Whittington Health is seeking a Clinical Nurse Ward Manager for its Day Treatment Centre which is based in the purpose-built healthcare facility designed to put the needs of the patient first within the Islington hospital based acute site. As a provider of all elements of elective day treatment care with pre-planned surgery and diagnostic procedures under one unit, we are recognised by the Department of Health and the British Association of Day Surgery as being one of the lead providers of day surgery in the country.

To help us maintain a high standard of care we are seeking an experienced surgical nurse to manage our Day Treatment Centre who can provide excellent clinical leadership within a fast paced and busy department .You will be working within an established multi-disciplinary team culture with enhanced recovery processes for different patient groups and good learning and development opportunities for staff. The recent CQC noted that staff across the surgery service was friendly, caring and professional and patients told them that nurses and doctors had a caring approach and were treated with dignity.

Our 39 bedded Day Treatment Centre cares for patients undergoing surgery in a number of specialties, including Ophthalmology, Trauma & Orthopaedic, Bariatric, Gynaecology, Colo-rectal, General and Breast Surgery. We also cater for Paediatric urology and dental. We have four state of the art operating theatres and three endoscopy treatment rooms, plus an interventional imaging suite and minor procedure room.

For the right individual we are offering an exciting role in an integrated care organisation on its hospital site that has a reputation as one of the safest in England and won the CHKS patient safety award 2013. We also have a highly regarded educational role providing a range of educational packages for healthcare professionals and offer developmental training to all staff via a weekly bulletin

For further details / informal visits contact:

To arrange an informal visit please contact Catherine Mc Nally Matron for Day Treatment Centre on 020 7288 3964 or via email who will be more than happy to meet you

Your application form

  1. Provide only business email address for your referees – we are unable to request references from yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail accounts.
  2. Make sure you to include all evidence of where you meet the essential requirement on the jobs description as this forms the base of our shortlisting criteria.

Our processes

  1. Closing dates are given as a guide; we are within our right to close adverts early so please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to avoid delay.
  2. If you do not hear from us up to 3 weeks after the closing date of the job unfortunately this means you have not been successfully shortlisted for interview. If your require feedback on your application please contact the appointing manager detailed in the body of the advert.
  3. Please check your emails regularly as all correspondence from us will be via – occasionally these emails will go into your Junk folder.
  4. Employment at Whittington Health is offered subject to successful completion of a 6 month probationary period for all staff with the exception of GMC Registered Doctors.

Other important information

  • Applications are welcome from people wishing to job share or work flexible patterns. We are committed to equal opportunities.
  • In submitting an application form, you authorise Whittington Health NHS Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

Please note that during the recruitment process your Identity Documentation will be scanned using a device which recognises UV, Infrared and Machine Readable Zone security features of the documents provided


From April 2017, Tier 2 visa applicants and their adult dependant(s) will be required to provide a criminal record certificate from each country they have lived in consecutively for 12 months or more in the past ten years.

We would welcome applications from individuals who are from underrepresented groups in the organisation.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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