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Ward Manager

An amazing job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Ward Manager to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Hatfield, Hertfordshire area.

As a Ward Manager you will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers



The hospital provides care for children and young people aged 8-18 years with eating disorders or with learning disabilities who require residential care, working on tailored treatment programmes designed for the individual needs of each young person



As a Ward Manager your responsibilities include:



  • Accepting 24 hour responsibility for the hospital wards on a rotational basis within the framework of the on call structure

  • Co-ordinating the quality and management of nursing care, patient care and the clinical environment

  • Participating fully with the multi-disciplinary team and undertaking direct patient care

  • Managing and directing the delivery of clinical services within the ward or unit

  • Providing strong and robust leadership and management in the clinical environment

  • Monitoring the performance and conduct of staff and to take corrective action where required

  • Promoting and safeguarding the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors

  • Responsibility for working within the parameters of the service budget

  • Ensuring the confidentiality, security and accuracy of data and information and compliance with Regulatory guidelines

  • Maintain standards of competence as defined by the NMC



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



  • Patient centred care

  • Team player

  • Self-motivated

  • Leadership skills

  • Management of people skills

  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder & Learning Disorder experience

  • Experience within a leadership/management capacity

  • Experience of working in a CAMHS setting

  • Relevant sufficient post registration experience

  • Relevant experience in a similar environment

  • Proven track record of leadership and management skills



The successful Ward Manager will receive an excellent annual salary of £45,000 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:



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

  • Free meals and working women support and activities

  • Career development and training

  • Pension contribution

  • Life Assurance Enhanced

  • Maternity Package



To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Nurse either RMN, RMNH, RNLD or RN


Reference ID: 2756


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