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Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - Zinnia Centre

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have a passion for female acute and want to be part of a highly motivated management team?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to recruit a passionate, dedicated and highly motivated Deputy Ward Manager for who is excited to be part of the Male Acute Ward based at Saffron Suite - Zinnia Centre.

Applications welcome from RMN / RNLD

Main duties of the job

Saffron Suite is an exciting service to be part of. We work within a specialist multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality care to patients experiencing acute mental illness. Successful applicants must be able to work in a challenging and dynamic environment. You will need to demonstrate a range of skills including effective communication, strong leadership skills, empathy, self-awareness, resilience and critical self-reflection skills.

You will need to be passionate about mental health and supporting patients. It is important for you to be committed to working within a multi professional team as well as possessing excellent communication, risk assessment and care planning skills.

We are looking for ambitious staff with the desire for self-development. We offer regular management supervision and close working with the Ward Manager and other Deputy Ward Managers as well as promoting continuous professional development.

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



  • NMC registration



  • Previous band 6 experience



  • PICU/Acute In-patient experience



  • Experience in taking lead

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Saffron Suite

Zinnia Centre


B11 4HL

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