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Ward Manager

Tees Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Senior Manager
Old Age
Band 7
Full Time
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We welcome applicants who have a RNMH or RNLD qualification, a current professional registration with the NMC and significant experience working with people who have complex mental ill health, as well as demonstrable experience in leadership and management.

The job is to operationally manage Moor Croft, an 18 bed ward for older people experiencing acute and complex, functional mental ill health. Moor Croft is based within Foss Park Hospital and is co located with its partner ward for patients with organic mental ill health.

As a Ward Manager in NYY MHSOP you will be part of a locality wide team of 4 Wards Managers supported by 2 Modern Matrons and will have daily support, access to leadership training, continuing professional development and supervision.

Applicants must ensure that prior to applying they have agreement from their current line manager that they can be released on a secondment basis.

In the event that permanent funding is secured for this post the successful applicant will be confirmed in post on a permanent basis.

Main duties of the job

You will be responsible for the 24/7 operational management of the ward and effective line management of an experienced multi-disciplinary ward team. You will be working collectively with the leadership team, have professional accountability and responsibility for the delivery of high-quality clinical care, providing the best possible experience for patients, their carers and families.

Additional contact details:

Rachel Hogarth - - 07876 652711Nicky Muldoon - - 07341 509718

About us

We are geographically one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the country with an annual income of £423m and a workforce of over 7,500 staff operating from around 160 sites. Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and learning disability services for the people of County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby, serving a population of around 2 million people. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.

We deliver our services by working in partnership with 8 local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.
Our alues
The most important way we will get there is by living our values all of the time. These are:
  • Respect - listening, inclusive, working in partnership
  • Compassion - kind, supporting, recognising and celebrating
  • Responsibility - honest, learning, ambitious

Job description Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for further detailed information regarding the role and main responsibilities.

Person Specification Qualifications and Professional Registration Essential
  • Degree or equivalent professional qualification plus Professional NMC Reg
  • Significant Experience of complex mental ill health or learning disabilities in an in patient or community setting
  • Demonstrable management and/or leadership experience
  • Management or Leadership qualification or willingness to work towards
  • Quality Improvement or Service Development
Essential Essential
  • Significant experience of working with people with complex Mental Health or Learning Disabilities
essential Essential
  • Knowledge and skills in MHAct legislation and clinical risk management

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