Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - Ardenleigh

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
18 Aug 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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If you are a dynamic, passionate and enthusiastic nurse, keen to drive the delivery of high quality care and be involved in improving the care experience for females who have experienced trauma then please continue reading...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the appointment of a permanent Deputy Ward Manager on Citrine Ward at Ardenleigh Women's Secure Blended Service.

Main duties of the job

We are looking to recruit dedicated and highly motivated individuals who are passionate about providing and maintaining our high quality standards and compassionate care to females within the secure care pathway. Our service users often experience complex mental ill health and/or personality disorders and can often demonstrate challenging behaviour.

Ardenleigh provides specialist care for service users that often have complex mental health needs and offers support in people's recovery through holistic treatments; promoting social inclusion, self-management, personal autonomy and independence. Successful applicants must be able to work in achallenging and dynamic environment, and will need to demonstrate a range of skills including effective communication, empathy, self-awareness, and critical self-reflection skills.

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 Qualifications Essential
  • Mental Health/Learning Disability
Experience Essential
  • worked in mental health
  • worked with women
Leadership Desirable
  • Evidence of ability to Manage/Lead

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