Ward Lead

competitive salary plus benefits
10 Jul 2017
07 Aug 2017
Charge Nurse, Manager
Job Type

BMI Lancaster Hospital in Lancaster is part of BMI Healthcare, Britain's leading provider of independent healthcare with a nationwide network of hospitals & clinics performing more complex surgery than any other private healthcare provider in the country. 

We have an opportunity for a Ward Lead to join their team of staff in the Ward department.

This is a Full time role for 37.5 hours a week. The role holder will be required to cover a flexible shift pattern.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • RGN or Post E/N conversion course
  • Formal management qualification
  • Postgraduate clinical qualification
  • Up to date good general knowledge in acute medicine and surgery
  • Aware of NMC Code of Conduct/Accountability
  • Ward Management
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrates confidentiality
  • Post graduate experience, some of which at senior nursing level (Desirable)
  • Experience in surgery preferred (Desirable) 

Duties of this role include:

  • To provide clinical and managerial leadership to the ward team as a role model to encourage achievement of the highest clinical quality standards and taking responsibility for all aspects of ward management without supervision;
  • To ensure that standards of patient care are consistently maintained at all times in accordance with agreed operational policies and procedures as a skilled member of the nursing team;
  • To promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors;
  • To assist the Director of Clinical Services in delivering the Hospital’s strategic objectives for the ward and nursing service generally.

Please see attached role profile for further detailed information on the responsibilities and accountabilities of this vacancy.

Salary & Benefits:

BMI Healthcare offers a competitive starting salary and offers access to a wide range of employee benefits, including:

  • BMI Healthcare Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • 25 days holiday per annum


If you would like to apply for this opportunity, please complete our brief online application form and ensure to upload the most recent copy of CV.  We aim to respond to your application within 14 days of the closing date.