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Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - Reaside Clinic

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
14 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of Deputy Ward Manager across all wards at Reaside

We are looking to recruit highly motivated individuals, who are passionate about providing high quality and compassionate care in the secure environment, to men who are experiencing complex mental ill health and personality disorders and who demonstrate challenging behaviour.

Post holders will assist the Ward Manager in the provision of clinical leadership, driving up and maintaining quality care, and being a positive clinical role model. This will provide an ideal opportunity to extend your skill base in clinical leadership and ward/site management, with opportunities to become involved in a variety of work streams including recruitment, service and staff development and audit.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for the assessment, planning implementation and evaluation of the evidence based care required, including health promotion for a named service user/group.

Responsible for participating in the setting of quality standards, including the monitoring and reviewing in line with current clinical guidance practice and policy.

Responsible for ensuring the post holder understands and meets their professional role and responsibilities under the Care Programme Approach and current adult and child safeguarding legislation.

Responsible for ensuring that the requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 and Code of practice are observed, adhered to and implemented.

Responsible for establishing therapeutic relationships with service users, and the implementation of evidence based therapeutic interventions with appropriate boundaries in accordance with Nursing and Midwifery Councils professional code of conduct.

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



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse (part 3 or 13)

Knowledge & Experience


  • Extensive experience at band 5 with experience of working within secure care, PICU or acute mental health care

Employer details

Employer name

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust


Reaside Clinic


B45 9BE

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