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Deputy Ward Manager - Adult Acute

An exciting job opportunity has arisen for a committed Deputy Ward Manager - Adult Acute to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Marchwood, Southampton area.

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

This hospital has established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care and specialises in the management and treatment of mental health problems including eating disorders


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



As the Deputy Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:

  • Acts as a role model to promote a culture of learning development, inquiry and a team vision

  • Produce staffing rota's to meet the needs of the service

  • Managing and training of junior nursing staff and HCA's

  • Effective strategic resource management

  • Is aware of and can follow local and national guidelines within the hospital framework and can effectively share this with the nursing team

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

  • Actively supports and contributes to effective Multi Disciplinary Working

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

  • Equivalent experience post-registration in Mental Health

  • To be a trained Mentor

  • Clinical Supervision experience essential, training desirable

  • Evidence of Continued Professional Development and intent to maintain and develop Continued Professional Development

  • Good computer skills

  • Effective Communication

The successful Deputy Ward Manager will receive an excellent salary up to £44,648 per annum DOE.

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:

  • Up to 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Birthday leave

  • Continuous Professional Development opportunities

  • Pension scheme with a Priory contribution

  • Your Priory, Your Benefits+ - Our shopping discount site where you'll find great offers for online and in-store shopping, negotiated specially for everyone who works at the Priory Group.

  • Enhanced Maternity Pay in line with NHS

Reference ID: 5396

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