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Ward Manager

Job Reference: J240-CLI02233

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Band 7 equivalent

Ward Manager | Surgical | Band 7 | Yale | Friendly and Supportive Environment

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated Senior Nurse with strong leadership skills to join our team as a Ward Manager. You will have excellent clinical and communication skills, an ability to inspire and support staff and proven leadership capabilities.

At Spire Healthcare, we’re committed to becoming the UK’s favourite healthcare provider. Combining state-of-the-art technology with the most advanced techniques – all performed by a highly skilled team – we put the patient at the heart of everything we do. But more than that, we create hospital environments that are welcoming for both patients and staff, resulting in an atmosphere that’s friendly, supportive and progressive

Duties and responsibilities

  • The successful applicant will lead the delivery of the new Target Operating Model, inclusive of new working shift patterns, towards a more efficient, patient and activity focussed service. This will involve a culture change towards effective performance management and improvement and will require strong leadership and role modelling behaviours.
  • Ongoing, the Ward Manager will manage the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of planned care for patients, whilst managing the ward team, in a safe and caring environment, in the most efficient and clinically effective way, whilst maintaining the patient’s privacy and dignity.
  • The Ward Manager will provide excellent clinical and managerial leadership and appropriate advice and support to other staff in the department as well as supporting the Matron in the overall management of the healthcare environment.

Who we're looking for:

  • Registered Nurse with NMC registration
  • Relevant post-registration qualification
  • Evidence of substantial Clinical Professional Development (CPD) or experience in management and other clinically related and relevant subjects
  • Previous experience as a Senior Registered Nurse within a Surgical Ward Environment.
  • Previous experience of managing clinical audits and action plans.
  • Experience in managing HR processes.


We offer employees a competitive salary as well as a comprehensive benefits package which includes but is not limited to:

  • 35 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (from January 2020)
  • Employer and employee contributory pension with flexible retirement options
  • ‘Spire for you’ reward platform – discount and cashback for over 100 retailers
  • Free annual Bupa wellness screening
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Save an average of £50 per month with our free onsite car park

Please see the attached benefits leaflet under ‘’additional information’’ for more details.

We commit to our employees well-being through work life balance, on-going development, support and reward.

Spire Healthcare is a leading independent hospital group that has been putting patients at the heart of everything we do for over 40 years. We have 39 hospitals and 8 clinics across England, Wales and Scotland.

For further information about this role or if this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Kerry Kean on or 07860 408 098 or

For us, it's more than just treating patients; it's about looking after people.

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