Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - Meadowcroft PICU

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

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Senior Manager
Perinatal Care
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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We are looking for an experienced RMN qualified Deputy Ward Manager to join a fast paced team in a challenging and rewarding clinical environment.

The post is situated on Meadowcroft PICU, Mary Seacole House. We are a 10 bed Psychiatric Intensive Care secure Unit that provides quality care to male patients experiencing an acute phase of illness. The team work with men with a variety of mental health challenges and support them through their care pathway back to the community.

The Multi Disciplinary consist of a Consultant Psychiatrist, Registrar, SHO, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Registered Mental Health Nurses and experienced Healthcare Assistants.

Main duties of the job

The Deputy Ward Manager is a senior member of the inpatient team and will be responsible for the care coordination of patients and support the Ward Manager with the day to day clinical management of the ward, have excellent communication skills, be highly motivated and have the ability to respond effectively to arising mental and physical health needs, provide sound clinical practice and guidance to junior staff, be adaptable, and capable of delivering a high standard of care.

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 Application form and interview Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • PICU/Acute In-patient experience
  • 2 years experience

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