Ward Manager - Band 7 Full time, permanent role
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced RMN to join our inpatient mental health ward management team, working within our psychiatric Rehabilitation Services.
Hawkesbury Lodge is a tier 2 rehabilitation unit based in Longford, Coventry. It is a 20 bedded unit that provides care for patients that require mental health rehabilitation needs following an admission from an acute in-patient ward or directly from the community
The individual would need to show a keen interest or demonstrate experience of working within the rehabilitation sector.
The aim of the service is to provide high quality care and support in a homely environment and the successful candidate should be able to evidence how we can empower our patients to recognise their true potential and to prepare for community living whilst engaging in the recovery programme
Main duties of the job For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
We are looking for committed and enthusiastic leaders to join our inpatient management team.
You will be responsible for maintaining quality and standards on the ward and will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure the service strives to provide the best possible care.
Continuous service development is a key aspect of this role so an understanding of quality improvement models would be beneficial.
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.
Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.
The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.
Job description Job responsibilities For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
Extensive experience of working within inpatient mental health services and experience of people and resource management are essential for this role. Please note many Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.
Person Specification QUALIFICATIONS Essential
- Registered Nurse (RNMH - Mental Health).
- Management Qualification (Diploma level or above) or equivalent level of experience
- Extensive post registration clinical experience in a relevant area or similar
- Experience of staff management, supervising staff and carrying out appraisal
- Experience of staffing resource management in line with Standing Financial Instructions.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS Essential
- Must be able to demonstrate a good working knowledge and understanding of the Mental Health Act.
- Able to supervise and support staff working with the above Service Users
- Must be able and willing to travel as necessary for the effective performance of the post.
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