Ward Manager

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Ward Manager to work in an exceptional low secure hospital based in the Ayr, Scotland area.

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

This special mental health service is a low secure hospital for males and females with mental illness and/or personality disorders


*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as an RMN or RNLD Nurse with a current active NMC Pin



As a Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:

  • Manages the ward and resources effectively, taking steps to ensure that appropriate staffing levels and skill mix of nursing experience and skills is in place including effective rota management, annual leave and training arrangements

  • Has full oversight of the nursing staff rota and is the authorised individual to ensure rota management and eRostering standards are maintained and are effective

  • Ensures that all members of the nursing team receive clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD requirements and complete mandatory training

  • Addresses shortfalls in development and ensures that training and performance issues are addressed

  • Recognises and rewards positive performance by the nursing staff, commensurate with their roles and responsibilities

  • Acts as a highly visible role model, mentor and leader, creating a culture that promotes learning, development, inquiry and professionalism, celebrates achievements and shares learning to the benefit of the ward, hospital and wider division

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

  • Focused on patient centred care

  • Have a commitment to developing and delivering high quality care

  • Desire and motivation to work within an acute environment

  • Motivated, flexible and ready to take on a new challenge

  • Experience of clinical audit and or service improvement based on evidence desirable

  • Experience of working in an environment that requires the ability to manage multiple priorities

The successful Ward Manager will receive an excellent annual salary of £43,000 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:

  • 25 days' annual leave (increasing with length of service to a maximum of 30)

  • Birthday off

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Life insurance

  • Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care settings

  • Free car parking

  • Free on site meals

  • Employee benefits scheme (e.g., discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)

  • Full onsite induction training and orientation programme

Reference ID: 5436

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

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