Deputy Ward Manager

An outstanding new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Deputy Ward Manager 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





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

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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 £35,489.83 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:



  • Free onsite parking

  • Subsidised lunches

  • Your birthday off

  • 25 days holiday

  • Online benefits and cash back rewards

  • Career progression

  • Ongoing training

  • Enhanced maternity pay



Reference ID: 3298


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




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