Ward Manager - Oncology
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private hospital group; providing award winning acute and complex care.
The Wellington Hospital has over four decades of expertise; providing the highest level of care for patients who are looking for the best treatment in key areas of healthcare, including: neurosurgery, spinal surgery, cardiac care, orthopaedics, acute neurological rehabilitation, gynaecology and cancer care.
As the Clinical Nurse Manager for our Oncology Unit you will have continued responsibility for leadership and the safe management of the clinical area by maintaining a visible and professional presence in a clinical setting. You will provide clinical leadership within defined areas by acting as a positive role model, who practices evidence-based care, to ensure high standards of clinical care.
This is a full time role working 37.5hrs per week
The attractive and competitive salary for this role is between £45,000 - £52,193 and will be dependent upon skills and experience.
Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 247.5hrs holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.
Duties & Responsibilities
Adheres to the organisation’s values and mission/vision in his/her daily work and interaction with others.
Works collaboratively with the ward Matron to implement and achieve the unit’s short and long term goals which are aligned with the organisational vision/mission and the nursing strategy.
Maintains effective communication with all members of the multidisciplinary team to deliver a high quality of care.
Acts as clinical expert for junior staff.
Actively seeks ongoing feedback on performance to make necessary changes/adjustments.
Consistently models effective leadership through personal behaviour.
Works collaboratively to recruit and select exceptional staff, with appropriate skills.
Implements effective strategies to retain quality staff.
Ensures staff rosters which maximise patient care and skill mix is appropriate.
Actively participates in an effective staff performance and appraisal system.
Maintains department costs and staff costs in line with budget and worked hours/Units of Services (UOS).
Skills & Experience
RGN with current NMC PIN
Evidence of post graduate experience with leadership skills/managing people*
Previous experience of working within Oncology
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
About The Individual
At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.
You will also actively participate as a member of a team to move the team towards completion of tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate leadership and influence others to be the best they can be and inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.