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Emergency Care
NHS AfC: Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£42,313 - £48,515 per annum (incl. HCAA)
25/07/2019 23:59
Interview date
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

Ward Manager - Acute Medical Unit

NHS AfC: Band 7


The Trust only accepts applications made through this site, please register when you click APPLY at the end of this advertisement. The Trust is able to offer hospital accommodation, pension scheme, on-site nursery (through third party provider), together with salary sacrifice schemes (including child care vouchers, ride to work) and a range of national and local staff discounts (subject to availability).

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AMU is a fast paced Assessment Unit catering for both Surgical and Medical Emergency Care patients.

We work closely with our A&E department in managing a consistent flow of speciality patients.

We are now seeking an experienced Senior Sister/Charge Nurse to join our friendly and professional Acute Medical Unit.

This post is pivotal in supporting our AMU. You must have significant clinical management experience and evidence of operational management. You will have strong clinical leadership skills, be resilient and have a passion for providing excellent patient care. An ability to embrace and identify areas of challenge is essential in an ever changing healthcare system.

You need to be:

  • A highly visible and proactive leader acting as a clinical resource and ensuring the sustained delivery of high standards of multidisciplinary care and service delivery.
  • A visible senior presence within the Unit promoting patient care.
  • Responsible for embedding best practice, identifying areas for improvement, and working with the Matron to review implementation.
  • Responsible for the quality of the patients environment and work with the matron to facilitate changes which improve the patients experience
  • Responsible for playing a key operational role and maintain a proactive approach to managing patient flow through the service.


The successful candidate will be working closely with the Matron and other senior staff in the Directorate that includes the Clinical Site Practitioners, Service Managers, Complaints and Governance teams.

Working hours are over a 7 day working week including long days.

In return for your commitment and enthusiasm we can offer you professional development in a supportive environment where you can enhance your managerial and clinical skills.

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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

Matron Liz Kelleher on 01895 279940