Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - Ardenleigh Low Secure

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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Senior Manager
Prison and Forensic
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a Deputy Ward Manager at Adriatic Low Secure Unit within Ardenleigh.

We are looking to recruit a dedicated and highly motivated individual who is passionate about providing high quality and compassionate care to female adolescents who are experiencing complex mental ill health and/or emerging personality disorders and who demonstrate challenging behaviour. We are looking for a true leader for our work force, who can offer empowerment and support on a shift by shift basis. A leader who can provide clinical and managerial supervision and dedicate themselves to the ongoing professional development of all of our staff members.

Main duties of the job

This role will require you to work across a 24/7 rota which will include night duties where you will hold responsibility for the Ardenleigh Site as the Duty on Site Senior Nurse.

Ardenleigh provides specialist care for service users that often have complex mental health needs and offers support in people's recovery through holistic treatments; promoting social inclusion, self-management, personnel autonomy and independence. Successful applicants must be able to work in challenging and dynamic environments, and will need to demonstrate a range of skills including effective communication, empathy, self-awareness, and critical self-reflection skills.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Leadership experience Essential
  • evidence of Post registration experience
  • Evidence of leadership
  • Evidence of CAMHS experience
  • Evidence of Leadership Role previously

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