Ward Manager Band 7 Registered Nurse - AFC banding points 26-34

Salary:  £44,347 - £50,549 pa including HCA supplement

Hours: 37.5 per week

Royal Trinity Hospice is the oldest in the UK and we are looking for an exceptional Ward Manager to join our Inpatient Unit Management team. Our award-winning unit has 28 beds over two wards. Each ward has its own Ward Manager who embraces Trinity’s vision and values ensuring high quality care for patients. This role makes a real difference to the lives of people affected by life limiting conditions. You will work closely with our Head of Inpatient Services to inspire and motivate others to achieve high standards. You will lead the nursing team and ensure they are focused, competent and supported. 

If you are passionate about leading and delivering great care, this could be the perfect fit for you. We are in a lovely location with beautiful surroundings and our teams have exceptional reputations we are proud of. 

We offer great training, support and development to our nurses alongside an attractive benefits package.

Responsibilities of a Royal Trinity Hospice Ward Manager

  • Ensure high quality nursing care.
  • Clinical expert.
  • Work closely with the Head of Inpatient Services (and deputise when required).
  • Lead and maintain a nursing culture, which is open to change, new ideas and concepts.
  • Commit to high standards of professional development for all.

Skills and experience required

  • NMC registration.
  • Band 6 and/or 7 experience with up to date knowledge and skills.
  • Leadership and management style consistent with a flexible, proactive approach.
  • Passionate about caring for adults with a life-limiting condition.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all members of the multidisciplinary team.


  • Competitive rates of pay (Agenda for Change)
  • 27 days holiday entitlement rising to 29 days after 5 years’ service and 33 days after 10 years' service
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Pension – option to continue your NHS Pension Scheme or enroll in the Royal Trinity Hospice pension scheme (with employer contributions of up to 7.5%)
  • Career development training
  • Store discount
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • London Living Wage employer

How to apply

If you have the skills and experience we’re looking for, please complete the online application below.

For an informal chat or visit please contact Mel Johnston, Head of Inpatient Services on 0207 787 1000.

Close date: Monday 27 May

Interview date: Monday 3 June 

Apply online

Download the job description and person specification

Find out more about working at Trinity

All successful applicants will be subject to DBS, Occupational Health and Reference checks. 

Royal Trinity Hospice is committed to promoting equal opportunities in employment. At Royal Trinity Hospice we promote FREDIE (Fairness, Respect, Equality, Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement). We encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds.