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Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - Zinnia Centre, Lavender Suite- RMN/RNLD

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
26 Sep 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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Do you have a passion for female acute and want to be part of a highly motivated management team?

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to recruit a passionate, dedicated and highly motivated Deputy Ward Manager for who is excited to be part of the Female Acute Ward based at Lavender Suite Zinnia Centre.

Applications welcome from RMN / RNLD

Main duties of the job

Lavender Suiteis an exciting service to be part of. We work within a specialist multi-disciplinary team delivering high quality care to patients experiencing acute mental illness. Successful applicants must be able to work in a challenging and dynamic environment. You will need to demonstrate a range of skills including effective communication, strong leadership skills,empathy, self-awareness, resilience and critical self-reflection skills.

You will need to be passionate about mental health and supporting patients. It is important for you to be committed to working within a multi professional team as well as possessing excellent communication, risk assessment and care planning skills.

We are looking for ambitious staff with the desire for self-development. We offer regular management supervision and close working with the Ward Manager and other Deputy Ward Managers as well as promoting continuous professional development.

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
  • NMC registration
Knowledge/Skills Essential
  • Post Reg Experience for more than 12months
  • Previous band 6 experience

Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
UK Registration
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details Employer name
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Lavender Suite

Zinnia Centre


B11 4HL

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