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Operational Deputy Ward Manager

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
Marston Green
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The post holder is accountable for supporting the Unit Manager in a Tier 4 specialised service for young people aged 12-18 years with an LD in the provision of care over a twenty-four hour period they will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in the planning, implementing and evaluating of comprehensive packages of care from admission through to discharge within a therapeutic environment. At all times acknowledging and respecting the individual rights of people with learning disabilities and / or mental health difficulties.

Main duties of the job

To assist in the management of the care team comprising of Qualified Nurses, Assistant Practitioners, Health Care Assistants and Support staff.

To provide comprehensive treatment packages from admission through to discharge for identified Service Users.

To deputise for the Unit Manager in all aspects of the job role during their absence.

To contribute to the provision of an on call / bleep holder rota for the Brooklands site.

Ensure that dignity, choice, respect, independence and the rights of the people with learning disabilities and / or mental health difficulties are

maintained at all times

Ensure the safety of service users at all times whilst at the same time promoting positive risk taking

Ensure service users are central to and involved in all aspects of their care.

Monitor and review care packages and make appropriate changes

Manage staff in line with Trust polices and procedures

Support the nurse in charge in the delegation of duties

Ensure continued personal development of self and staff team.

Work in partnership with other agencies and organisations

Have an awareness of national and local policy and the implications for service delivery

Participate in the monitoring and maintenance of standards in accordance with Trust and Unit polices and procedures, and Nursing professional standards

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.

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.

Detailed job description and main 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.

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.
  • On-going support for experienced nurses (mentoring, buddying)
  • Support with revalidation
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Experience working within a national service, with professionals who are committed to making a profound improvement in the lives of our service users
  • The opportunity to develop the specialist skills required to participate as a skilled member of an experienced CAMHS Multi Disciplinary Team.

Person Specification



  • Learning Disability Nursing qualification/Mental Health Nursing Qualification
  • Must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Must have or be willing to work towards a recognised management qualification



  • A range of experience of working with people with learning disabilities and / or mental health difficulties
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage staff on a daily basis and through performance management.

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Jade ward

Brooklands Hospital

Marston Green

B37 7HH

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