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Deputy Ward Manager

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per Annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Do you hear the words 'Career Development' but struggle to find the opportunities?

We bring to you the perfect career development opportunity, not only in the realm of management, but also within the ever expanding and developing service of acute services.

Westwood Ward is a 20 bedded female treatment ward. This is a busy environment and we seek a commited and driven individual to support with the day to day management of patients in their recovery.

We are looking to recruit a Registered Mental Health Nurse to fill our Deputy Ward Manager role and you could be just the person we are looking for! Experience in management is not essential however you must be motivated, kind, compassionate and be willing to work as part of a team, with a can-do attitude to be successful in this role.

We need someone who can offer the flexibility to work with the challenges of working shift patterns across 24 hours a day, 7 days per week in a very busy inpatient environment. But in return, we will offer the opportunity and experience that will support you in developing skills and career development.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for assisting the Ward Manager in all duties relating to the overall continuing responsibility for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and the setting of standards of care through audits.

To manage/co-ordinate, in the absence of the Ward Manager, and lead a team of staff and provide clinical advice and support as necessary.

To provide effective clinical management to ensure the delivery of a high quality inpatient service.

To ensure that clinical practice within the area of responsibility is consistent with current knowledge and supports service provision.

To ensure effective communication and working relationships with the Multi Disciplinary Team and other key providers - statutory and non-statutory.

To ensure and undertake the assessment, planning, evaluation and review of individualised plans of care in conjunction with the patient.

For further details please see the attached job description.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support groups

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Nurse
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Knowledge and Skills


  • Ability to provide leadership and to motivate staff
  • Able to understand the importance of and compliance to policies and procedures
  • Able to record information accurately and write reports.
  • Able to prioritise clinical work



  • Substantial post registration experience
  • Recent experience working and managing within an inpatient setting
  • Experience in managing and leading a team of staff in a clinical setting
  • Experience of working as a member of a multi disciplinary team


  • Involvement in clinical supervision as a supervisor

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Westwood Ward Caludon Centre



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