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Deputy Ward Manager - Acute Ward

An amazing job opportunity has arisen for a motivated Deputy Ward Nurse Manager - Acute Ward to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Springfield, Essex area.

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

This is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with acute mental health problems.

For people suffering from mild to moderate mental health issues, such as stress and anxiety


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



As a Deputy Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:

  • Ensure the delivery of quality care - continually assessing our resident's needs and wishes and developing the service to enhance their quality of life.

  • Assist the home manager - deputise in the overall management of the care home as required

  • Positively influence the reputation of the home - communicating professionally and warmly with visitors including family, friends and other external stakeholders

  • Play an active role in ensuring compliance within the home - managing the implementation of company policies and regulatory requirements; striving to achieve the best possible care rating and other external recognition of quality

  • Maintain clinical excellence - role models high standards of nursing care, ensuring legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines are followed

  • Support the financial effectiveness of the home - ensure the home operates within budget through effective use of resources and identify areas to improve efficiency

  • Take on an active leadership role - you will need to be a visible leader in the home supporting the operation of a twenty four hour business

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

  • A strong passion and commitment to enhance the specialist services we deliver

  • A positive and flexible attitude and wholly adopt a person centred ethos, exhibiting empathy and a desire to make a difference

  • Be forward thinking and up to date with current practices and have a desire to maintain excellent clinical and industry knowledge

  • Strong leadership and management qualities are essential and previous experience as a deputy home manager would be desirable

The successful Deputy Ward Manager will be offered an excellent annual salary £41,475 - £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:

  • Many benefits in line with the NHS

  • Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team

  • Free on-site parking

  • NMC payment in full

  • Enhanced maternity pay

  • Access to development opportunities including:

  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel

  • Improved CPD application & panel process

  • Leadership & management development

  • Support with your Revalidation

  • Long service award

  • Sign on bonus - either a sign on bonus or an e-voucher code for the company benefits portal to be redeemed on various items including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc

  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum (T&Cs Apply)

  • Payment into the pension scheme

  • Donation to a charity of their choice

Reference ID: 3758

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 01216380567 or send your CV