Ward Manager

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Ward Manager to work in an exceptional clinic based in the Hove, East Sussex area.

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

This mental health clinic provides highly specialist multidisciplinary assessment and treatment for children and adolescents with an eating disorder where behavioural or emotional problem may have resulted in a severely restricted dietary intake


*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as an Registered Nurse with a valid NMC Pin



As the Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:

  • You will be responsible for managing the day to day operational delivery and quality of care to young people

  • Working alongside the multidisciplinary team, you will provide leadership to the nursing team as you ensure the service is adequately provisioned for excellent care and treatment and will be responsible for providing exceptional communication and encouraging teamwork

  • With experience from the NHS or private sector, you will as a clinical and operational expert for clinical service, overseeing that care is delivered in line with best practice

  • You will be on hand to provide guidance and support to junior members of the team, with performance measures following the three key domains relating to People, Quality and Finance

  • You will have oversight of all staff planning, which will see you plan 12 weeks in advance to ensure all shifts have the appropriate staffing levels, meet the changing numbers and acuity of young people, whilst being flexible with the resource to ensure optimum skill-mix

  • Undertake clinical ward-based audits, in line with the requirements of contractual obligations and company's clinical audit strategy and ensure action plans are developed and monitored

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

  • CAMHS Eating Disorder experience or a strong interest to work in these areas

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, ability to formulate articulate reports

  • Experience and understanding of regulatory frameworks and standards

  • Experience in supervising practice in line with NMC requirements

  • Knowledge of CQUIN and NICE guidance/requirements and Standards for relevant specialism e.g.


  • Experience in managing HR issues, including sickness, recruitment

  • An understanding of budgets

  • Physically able to undertake all training requirements for the role including Manual Handling and restraint

The successful Ward Manager will receive an excellent salary up to £50,000 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:


*£3,000 Welcome Bonus



  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!

  • Free meals

  • Wellbeing support and activities

  • Career development and training

  • Pension contribution

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced Maternity Package

Reference ID: 5377

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

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