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Deputy Ward Manager

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Deputy Ward Manager - Darwin Centre:

We are seeking talented and experienced registered nurses who are keen to progress their career and feel that they have the potential management and leadership capability demanded by the role of Deputy Ward Manager.

The Darwin Centre embraces a whole team approach to delivering a therapeutic service for younger people from the age of 12 - 18 years.

It will be a great opportunity for an inspiring individual that wants to enhance their knowledge and skills within a young person inpatient setting.

Main duties of the job

The role of the deputy manager is to provide support and assistance to the ward manager in ensuring the effective management and running of the service. This will include having specific responsibilities as delegated by the ward manager and will require the post holder to deputise for the ward manager as and when appropriate/required.

About us


Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our team prides themselves on compassion, team work and resilience.

The Service will be based at the Darwin Centre, our Tier 4 CAMHS Inpatient Unit.

The Team will offer a full induction package.

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it. To excel you will be an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate person who is looking to work within a Trust that is ambitious to perform well and has been told by the Care Quality Commission that it is the fastest improving Mental Health Trust in the Country.

In return we offer

A competitive progressive salary

We cover the cost of your DBS Check (�44)

Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts

Individual Personal Development Plan and Career Progression

Excellent pension scheme available

27- 33 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata)

Free parking

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To act as a clinical lead influencing and developing all aspects of clinical care within the area and implementing clinical governance plans.
  • Co-ordinate care delivery, e.g. allocations of named nurse/name worker/care co-ordinator, ensuring continuity of care across shifts, staffing changes & absences etc.
  • To demonstrate the application of appropriate procedures and standards.
  • To assist in the general management of the clinical area, this may include specific duties such as responsibilities for completing duty sheets, maintaining staff absence cards or supervising systems for monitoring resources (e.g. keys) as agreed with the clinical manager.

Person Specification



  • Valid RMN registered qualification



  • Experience at band 5

Employer details

Employer name

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust


Darwin Centre



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