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Site Manager

Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
26 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We have recently undergone expansion of services provided at the Redwoods centre including the Health Based Place Of Safety (HBPOS) we have been successful in recruiting to an establishment of nurses and health carer support workers within this area. Along with this we have the ability to create a site management team for the Redwoods centre.

The Site Manager/Hospital coordinator is responsible for ensuring a level of senior nurse leadership across the Redwoods site both in and out of hours which will meet the required standards agreed by the Safe Staffing Group led by the Director of Nursing.

This is a new post/team which is being developed to ensure consistency across the site, support to the clinical teams and the Health based place of safety service. It will allow the post holder to demonstrate excellent communication skills, evidence of good leadership and participation with the development of a new and exciting team.

Main duties of the job

  • The Site Manager will be the nominated 'bleep holder' for all site management inpatient issues when on duty, and will ensure the bleep is kept upon their person and is responded to, in the swiftest possible timescale at all times.
  • Where necessary/appropriate, the Site Manager will ensure staffing arrangements are adjusted and cover is provided in the event of unplanned situations, and that the member of staff covering will assume the key Site Manager functions to ensure safe and effective continuity of service.
  • The Site manager will organise any adjustments required to existing staff on site and authorise additional shifts being requested at short notice from the bank and agency.
  • Engage with wards on a shift basis and will maintain an overarching awareness of service needs/pressures across the whole hospital site. They will provide specialist guidance and knowledge on the range of options available in order to influence any decisions taken by other site based teams or visiting external agencies. They will record details of all issues/decisions onto the On-Call Manager/Site Manager activity log in line with Trust Standards for Recording.

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    About us

    By joining Team MPFT, you will be helping your communities and in return for this, we will support you by
    • Supporting your career development and progression
    • Excellent NHS Pension scheme
    • Generous maternity, paternity and adoption leave
    • Options for flexible working
    • Up to 27 days annual leave (increasing with service up to 33 days) and the opportunity to purchase additional leave
    • Extensive Health and Wellbeing support and resources
    • If you work in our community teams, we pay for your time travelling between patients
    • Lease car if you complete more than 500 business miles per annum, fully insured and maintained (including tyres), mileage paid at lease car rate
    • Salary sacrifice car - fully insured and maintained (including tyres), your gross pay is reduced by the cost of the vehicle before tax, NI and pension deductions are calculated, milage paid at business rate s
    • Salary sacrifice bikes up to �2k
    • Free car parking at all trust sites
    • Free flu vaccinations every year
    • Citizens Advice support linked with a Hardship Fund for one off additional support up to �250 (if the criteria is met)

    And more. We are proud to be a diverse and inclusive organisation and there is a choice of staff networks that help you meet like-minded people.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Working to the direction and support of the In-patient Services Modern Matrons for Mental Health and in conjunction with the Senior Inpatient Nurse Managers from the Specialist Services Division,

    The Site Manager will be responsible for providing highly specialist advice regarding the management of patients when attending emergencies and will be required to advise on appropriate course(s) of action to taken to de-escalate and/or manage the patient in line with risk and care plans.

    The Site Manager will work collaboratively with Ward Managers, Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHT), Community Teams and external organisations to ensure adherence to Trust wide Policies and Standard Operating Procedures and provide specialist knowledge and guidance to further develop and update these policies and procedures.

    The site Manager will raise awareness of these Policies and Standard Operating Procedures and propose changes, amendments and developments that may impact across all inpatient services on the site.

    The Site Manager will have responsibility for and lead on coordinating the 136 HBPoS and ECT suite including line management responsibility for HBPoS staffing team, Assistant Practitioner for Health and Wellbeing and Lead support worker within the 136 suite.

    The site manager will also support within clinical decision making and prioritisation of bed management in support of non clinical bed manager to ensure patient and site safety.

    The Site Manager will use best evidence such as NICE guidelines, Trust Policies, other recognised best practice guidance and knowledge of the patient/s and inpatient wards needs to make decisions, and to provide specialist knowledge to guide and influence decision making by others.

    Person Specification

    Valid registration


    • NMC


    • leadership course



    • Experience in inpatient setting


    • evidence of leadership role

    Employer details

    Employer name

    Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


    Redwoods Centre


    SY3 8DS

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