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Title:  Hospital Ward Manager


St Johns wood, Greater London, GB, NW8 9SE

Department:  Care (Management)
Operation:  Sanctuary Care
Requisition Number:  183822


At Sanctuary Care, we believe in providing high quality care homes where people are looked after with the utmost dignity and respect. It goes without saying that kindness is what care is all about, so first and foremost, we carefully choose our staff for their kind and compassionate nature. We aim to care, nurture and enrich the lives of all in our ‘family’ at Sanctuary Care, whether that’s our staff, residents or family members.


Hospital Ward Manager


Butterworth Centre, Circus Road, London, NW8


£48,963.20 per annum


40 hours per week


The Butterworth Centre is an independent hospital in St John’s Wood  that provides continuing care for patients of North East Westminster with advanced cognitive impairment or severe and enduring mental health needs. The ward manager role is one of 3 ward managers  each managing a 14 bedded unit made up of nurses, HCA’s and activity co-ordinators.


The hospital is part of Sanctuary Care’s portfolio of 100 care and nursing homes and is part of Sanctuary Group, a leading national housing and care provider and not for profit organisation. This is a very exciting time for us and we are looking for an experienced Ward Manager to join our dedicated team and provide enthusiasm, strong leadership and commitment to our patients and staff.


We are looking for a senior nurse who is ready to take the next steps in their nursing career. Reporting to the Hospital Manager this exciting role is part of the leadership team at the hospital and will ensure the delivery of a quality nursing service in one of our three ward environments throughout the 24 hour period that meets the needs of patients and fulfils regulatory and organisational requirements.



Main duties will include:


  • Manage the Ward and ensure quality support, nursing and care services are delivered to a high standard, promoting person centred care and planning
  • Manage the coordination, communication and maintenance of relationships with internal and external customers, identifying and dealing with any shortfalls in service delivery and ensuring that complaints are dealt with appropriately and escalated when necessary
  • Promote, monitor and maintain high standards of clinical / care practice and procedures to meet legislation and organisational standards, reflecting best practice including knowledge of and practical application of both the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act
  • Work in conjunction with the Hospital Manager to ensure the economic viability of the service by maximising income and monitoring expenditure
  • To deputise for the Manager on a rotational basis, in their absence and ensure effective ongoing management of the hospital.


To be successful in this role you will be a RN3, level 1 qualified nurse (RMN), holding an up to date NMC pin number and be able to provide evidence of your continued professional development. You will also have knowledge and understanding of relevant legislative requirements and its application, as well as proven experience of ward management and team development.


Ready to join us?


As part of our commitment to making Sanctuary Care a great place to work we offer access to a range of great employee benefits including:


  • 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days) plus bank holidays
  • Life Assurance
  • CQC performance bonus
  • NMC Annual Registration Fee Reimbursement
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Loyalty Award available*
  • Refer a friend scheme with payment of up to £750 available*
  • Contributory pension from Sanctuary up to set limits
  • Access to a free 24/7 support service providing support including legal, financial, emotional and medical advice
  • Discounts on shopping, holidays, cinema, dining, days out and much more via ‘My Rewards’
  • Season Ticket loan available for purchase of an annual London Travelcard issued on an Oystercard
  • Criminal Records Checks are funded by Sanctuary Care

* Terms and Conditions apply


Job Reference: 183822


To apply please email your CV to


Closing date: 15 July 2022


View the detailed Job Profile.


We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement at any time depending on application volumes; therefore, an early submission of application is encouraged.


Building Equality and Diversity

Sanctuary Group encourages and welcomes applications from people from diverse backgrounds to support our commitment to offering an inclusive environment for our employees and customers. 
We work closely with the Home Office in order to prevent illegal working.
An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be necessary in the event of a successful application which we will pay for.
Sanctuary Care Limited is a subsidiary of Sanctuary Housing Association, an exempt charity.

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