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Ward Manager

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We welcome applicants who have a RNMH or RNLD qualification, a current professional registration with the NMC and significant experience working with people who have complex mental ill health, as well as demonstrable experience in leadership and management.

The job is to operationally manage Moor Croft, an 18 bed ward for older people experiencing acute and complex, functional mental ill health. Moor Croft is based within Foss Park Hospital and is co located with its partner ward for patients with organic mental ill health.

As a Ward Manager in NYY MHSOP you will be part of a locality wide team of 4 Wards Managers supported by 2 Modern Matrons and will have daily support, access to leadership training, continuing professional development and supervision.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the 24/7 operational management of the ward and effective line management of an experienced multi-disciplinary ward team. You will be working collectively with the leadership team, have professional accountability and responsibility for the delivery of high-quality clinical care, providing the best possible experience for patients, their carers and families.

Additional contact details:

Rachel Hogarth - - 07876 652711Nicky Muldoon - - 07341 509718

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Person Specification

Qualifications and Professional Registration


  • Current professional registration with Nursing & Midwifery Council (RMN / RNMH / RNLD)
  • Be educated to Master's level in a subject area relevant to the area of practice OR
  • Have equivalent clinical experience to that of master's level such as working as a band 6 (or above) in relevant clinical area with significant experience - which also includes significant experience of managing people. (see below under experience), together with evidence of relevant CPD
  • Be trained in Clinical Supervision and providing clinical supervision
  • Be a Recognised Practice Assessor/Practice Supervisor


  • Management or Leadership qualification or willingness to work towards
  • Quality Improvement or Service Development



  • Significant experience of working with people with complex Mental Health or Learning Disabilities



  • Knowledge and skills in MHAct legislation and clinical risk management

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Foss Park Hospital

Haxby Road


YO31 8TA

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