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Unit/Ward Manager

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Anson Road is a 24-hour community rehabilitation service for men with mental health needs. The service aims to provide recovery focused support to enable service users to develop, enhance and sustain life skills and coping strategies which will enable the individual to achieve greater independence and quality of life.

Anson Road is located in central Manchester close to the Central Manchester Hospitals site and the Universities. The unit has 17 beds and support is provided by a team of Mental Health Nurses, STR workers, Support Workers and two Occupational Therapists. There is also pharmacy and medical input.

The support provided focuses on engagement in the process of recovery and what that means for the individual, enabling them to identify what their recovery goals are and what support is needed to achieve them.

Anson Road aims to provide a relaxed and positive atmosphere where people can engage with staff and other service users and have access to a range of group and individual activities to encourage the development and enhancement of life skills.

The role of the Unit manager is to provide effective leadership and managment to the ward ensuring the provision of high quality nursing care.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide effective leadership and operational management to the wardensuring the provision of high quality nursing care to all service users on the ward /department over a 24 hour period.To promote and maintain excellence in nursing practice. To be responsible for leading thework of the care team and the co-ordination of effective utilization and resources within thedefined area.The post holder will be accountable to service users / patients, and operate within the Trust'sframework of policies and guidelines.To support the Matron with the management of the clinical area.This role includes participation in the local on call manager rota covering out of hours periodsovernight, at weekends and bank holidays

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 addiction 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



  • Qualification for Mental Health Nursing


  • Qualification



  • Experience of managing and leading staff


  • Skills and abilities

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Anson Road Community Rehabilitation Unit

3 - 3a Anson Road, Victoria Park,


M14 5BY

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