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Ward Manager - Ortho, Spinal & Neuro

London – The Wellington Hospital
Full time
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Ward Manager – Ortho, Neuro & Spinal

The Wellington Hospital, St Johns Wood, London

This role is a full time 37.5 hours per week Monday – Friday.

This role offers a competitive salary depending on experience + pension, private health cover, flexible benefits, and excellent career development.

About the role

As the Ward Manager based on the Ortho, Neuro & Spinal ward, you will provide effective leadership, expertise, advice, and support to the team, carrying continuous responsibility for the management of the 22 bedded ward, making effective use of resources and ensuring the highest standards of care to patients and families are achieved on a 24-hour basis.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Make efficient use of available resources, within budgetary constraints, to meet business objectives
  • Prioritise workloads and direct staff accordingly
  • Demonstrate and role model outstanding clinical practice at all times
  • Develop and coach team members to ensure consistently high standards of care are met
  • Regularly deputise for Ward Manager/other departmental Sisters when required
  • Evaluate the work of the team and ensure standards are met

Skills & Experience

  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Strong experience in a surgical setting with experience in Orthopaedics/ spinal surgery/neurosurgery.
  • Evidence of further education including post-graduate certification/diploma/Continuous Professional development
  • Management skills and Leadership or management training
  • Basic Life Support
  • Mentorship / Preceptorship of junior staff
  • Demonstrable experience of managing budgets

About the Facility

HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.

The Wellington Hospital is the largest acute private hospital in the UK and 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. 


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