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Deputy Ward Manager Chapman Barker Unit

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Prestwich, Manchester
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Do you want to be part of an exciting and dynamic team?

The Addictions In-Patient Services is looking for Deputy Ward Manager to work on the Chapman Barker Unit.

The post holder will be required to work a shift pattern, including nights and weekend work and be part of the rota for the top site duty manager role.

The Chapman Barker Unit (CBU) is a 36 bedded unit providing alcohol and substance misuse detox to adults (18 years plus). We offer planned detox to patients with complex physical, mental and social needs and work with Acute Hospital Services across Greater Manchester offering rapid access to alcohol detox (RADAR).

We require a dynamic individual who has an interest and positive attitude to working within substance misuse services in an in patients setting. The post holder should be prepared to pro-actively contribute to a ward environment, as part of a comprehensive multi-disciplinary team.

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Main duties of the job

The post holder is designated to take charge of the ward and effectively co-ordinate the running of the clinical area, supporting nursing staff and multi-disciplinary team members to provide a quality service.

The post holder is responsible for the assessment of care needs, development, implementation and evaluation of recovery based treatment plans.

The post holder is to be a role model, promote good nursing practice, providing supervision, support, direction and leadership on a shift-to-shift basis to junior colleagues.

To supervise the junior staff and assist in meeting the training and development needs of the ward / department.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • Min 2 years experience as Band 5


  • Is currently a band 6



  • Awareness of Addictions and inpatient detox


  • Has worked in addictions services

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Chapman Barker Unit

Prestwich Hospital

Prestwich, Manchester

M25 3BL

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