Deputy Ward Manager - PD Unit

An outstanding new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Deputy Ward Manager - PD Unit to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Cheadle, Greater Manchester area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

The hospital is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence across 11 wards which include a speciality eating disorder service, CAMHS, rehabilitation, acute and PICU services

As the Deputy Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:

  • Works as Senior Nurse in a Ward or equivalent area ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, their families and visitors

  • Applies relevant policies and statutory requirements within the ward and hospital framework of governance and communicates requirements to the wider team

  • Ensures that risk is assessed and managed across the immediate and wider working environment and that statutory requirements are met

  • Respects and applies the requirements of equality and diversity, promoting and role modelling these across the team

  • Identifies deficits in skill mix and safe staffing levels and acts to address these

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • Experienced in delivering and receiving supervision

  • Excellent leadership skills

  • Ability to be able to assess and prioritise clinical situations

  • Management of effective communication between medical and nursing staff both verbal and written is a key element of this role

  • Experience in Mental Health or Learning Disability services

  • At least 3 years, or equivalent experience post-registration

The successful Deputy Ward Manager will receive an excellent salary of £34,111.35 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave (plus 8 Bank holidays) increasing with length of service

  • Birthday leave

  • Free onsite parking

  • Subsidised meals

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Priory Perks discount portal

  • Long Service recognition

  • Enhanced sick pay and maternity pay after 1 years service

  • Wellbeing committee and full access to our Employee Assistance Programme

  • Comprehensive Induction

  • CPD courses and support

To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Nurse either RMN or RNLD with valid NMC Pin

Reference ID: 3298

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

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