Ward Manager

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 pa based on full time hours
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Senior Manager
Old Age
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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An opportunity has arisen within Southern Health Foundation Trust to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced, and capable clinical leader to join the senior leadership team at the Western Community Hospital as Ward Manager.

The Ward Manager will be responsible for the clinical leadership and running of Beaulieu Ward a 14 bedded mental health ward for older people with organic illness. As Ward Manager, you will lead the nursing team in the delivery of a safe, efficient, and patient focused service, striving to achieve the best possible outcome for our patients and staff. You will support quality and governance initiatives and ensure compliance with the audit programme. You will be responsible for the team quality improvement plan and leading the team with continuous quality improvement, ensuring compliance with the team statutory and mandatory training programme, lead effective appraisal and clinical supervision.

You will be a registered mental health nurse with evidence of continued learning and development at an advanced level. We are looking for someone that has experience of supervising staff and running a multi -disciplinary team, you will have proven organisational skills, the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines. You will have experience of recruitment, managing rosters, sickness management and audit work. Evidence of staff coaching and delegation, and developing teams, would also be a strength. Drive and determination and resilience under pressure are essential for this important role.

You will receive support from an experienced leadership team and the trust has an excellent training and development programme to enhance your career development.

For further information please contact Katy Whiting – Matron on 023 80 540712 or katy.whiting@southernhealth.nhs.uk

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