Ward Manager

Band 7

Main area
Community Services
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 Hours per week
Job ref
CM Fothergil Ward
East Ham Care Centre, Shrewsbury Road, Forest Gate
£36,223 to £46,314 pa HCA Inc.
28/01/2018 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


We are seeking to recruit someone with strong leadership and clinical skills to join our multi-disciplinary team. The post holder must be Registered General Nurse and will hold line management responsibility and ensure the efficient and effective delivery of our services on Fothergill Ward which has 32 beds and provides NHS Continuing Care; Intermediate Care and Social Respite Care.
You will monitor Key Performance Indicators, contribute to Team and Service Line development initiatives, represent the Team and provide advice and support to junior staff and professional colleagues both within and external to the Trust.

The post requires you to be able to work collaboratively, independently to maintain good standards of care and manage clinical concerns of patients, relatives and significant others.

As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how the trust values are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.

To assist you in your development, you will have an induction programme and have training opportunities within this specialty.


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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

Veta Gordon, telephone 07983582261, email Veta.Gordon@elft.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 655 4127