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Deputy Ward Manager

Employer
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
Location
Dartford
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2022

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Profession
Senior Manager
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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You must have post registration experience including working with older adults and have completed mentorship training to be able to mentor students. You must also be able to support the needs of people diagnosed with dementia, their relatives and carers. This requires excellent communication and liaison skills.

You will need to have a good knowledge of DoLs assessments and safeguarding, and have a working knowledge of CHC checklist and BICCA/FACE assessment knowledge.You will also have excellent interpersonal skills to manage and supervise staff effectively. You will be working with a wide range of experienced and friendly professionals providing high quality care with compassion. We offer regular clinical supervision and management supervision.

Main duties of the job

We believe in clinically led, management supported services and want to strengthen nurse leadership to provide safe, compassionate, creative services which really make a difference to patient lives. You will therefore be an excellent clinician, committed to the concept of person centred care and that of personal care. You will have the ability to influence, enthuse and enable, a role model who leads from the front and by example you will use your clinical expertise to improve practice, to challenge tradition and to work with the team to create a culture of therapeutic optimism and hope.Resilient, tenacious and ready for a challenge you will support and develop staff to provide the kind of service you would want to recommend to family and friends.

We will offer development programme opportunities, supervision, reflective practice, mentoring and coaching and will ensure you are fully supported in your new role. Some working knowledge of the Dementia Toolkit would be highly desirable.

About us

Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.

We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.

The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.

You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.

The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.

Job description Job responsibilities

You must have post registration experience including working with older adults and have completed mentorship training to be able to mentor students. You must also be able to support the needs of people diagnosed with dementia, their relatives and carers. This requires excellent communication and liaison skills.

You will need to have a good knowledge of DoLs assessments and safeguarding, and have a working knowledge of CHC checklist and BICCA/FACE assessment knowledge.You will also have excellent interpersonal skills to manage and supervise staff effectively. You will be working with a wide range of experienced and friendly professionals providing high quality care with compassion. We offer regular clinical supervision and management supervision.

Person Specification Qualification Essential
  • RMN completion of Preceptorship programme
  • Experience of Mental Health
  • Evidence of recent Practice
Desirable
  • Practice development
  • Leadership knowledge and further training
Knowledge Essential
  • Mentel Health Legislation
  • Safeguarding and ability to apply principles
  • Clinical effectiveness and patient experience
  • Person Centered care planning
  • Good IT Skills
  • Medication Competency
  • Knowledge of NMC guidelines and revalidation
Desirable
  • Experience co-ordinating shifts
  • Experience managing or supervising lower grade staff
  • Clinical reflection evidence


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