Ward Manager - Female Acute Independent Ward

An exciting job opportunity has arisen for a committed Ward Manager - Female Acute Independent Ward to work in an exceptional hospital service based in the Newark, Nottinghamshire area.

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

This service is a purpose-built low secure hospital which offers personalised assessment and recovery-based treatment pathways, including a trauma specific pathway, for women with complex care needs


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



As the Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure a safe and effective duty rota for the ward nursing team, exploring safe provision of the service through skill-mix review, allocation of workload and allocation of staff

  • Ensure the timely and appropriate admission and discharge of patients

  • To investigate complaints and untoward incidents occurring on the ward and compile responses and action plans.

    Ensure all untoward incidents are reported through the IR1 Reporting System and action accordingly

  • To ensure that all policies, procedures, guidelines and work instructions that relate to the wards are regularly reviewed and updated if required

  • Undertake a unit wide role when on duty in terms of ensuring the overall cover for the hospital and providing senior clinical nurse advice and support on issues as they arise

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

  • To have worked at a senior level for a minimum of 2 years within a mental health setting

  • Experience of managing a team

  • Ability to take responsibility for daily operational ward management

  • Up to date on current nursing practice

  • Evidence of on-going professional development

  • Effective leadership and people management skills

  • Excellent communication skills: verbal and written

  • Ward budget/resource management

The successful Ward Manager will receive an excellent salary of £44,147 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working through Days.

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

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

  • Free meals and parking

  • Wellbeing support and activities

  • Career development and training

  • Pension contribution

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced Maternity Package

  • Flexible working opportunities

Reference ID: 3330

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

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