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Deputy Ward Manager

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Deputy Ward Manager, Ward 2 Harplands Hospital:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Deputy Ward Manager on Ward 2, Harplands Hospital. This vacancy would suit someone who has gained at least 12 months Staff Nurse experience and is looking to progress in their career. As a Registered Nurse you will be responsible for supporting your Manager in ensuring that our service users' needs are met through the delivery of high-quality care. As a centre of excellence, you will offer a person-centred approach to their independence and well-being.

Ward 2 is an acute ward for males of working age. We offer assessment and initial treatment for males with a variety of mental health needs, and work closely with other services to ensure ongoing recovery. We pride ourselves in offering intuitive, person centred interventions and we keep people at the heart of everything we do.

We are keen to show you any of our services and provide an opportunity to meet some team members, if you would like to arrange an informal visit prior to making an application please email Otherwise please submit your application.

Main duties of the job

The role of the Deputy Ward Manager on Ward 2 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. You will be required to maintain a high standard of clinical work when carrying out nursing procedures, ensuring compliance with our clinical governance framework. You will support the Ward Manager in motivating colleagues, champion service user safety and dignity and drive continuous improvement.

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.

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 registered professional 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. Whether you are about to qualify, newly qualified or an experienced practitioner, we want to meet you and discuss the possibility of you joining this great Team.

The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.

In return we offer

A competitive progressive salary

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

Uniform provided

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 and being responsible for staff management this includes staff absence, annual leave and supporting staff clinically.

Person Specification



  • Valid RMN registered qualification



  • Experience at band 5

Employer details

Employer name

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust


Harplands Hospital

Stoke on Trent


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