Ward Manager

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 pa
Closing date
12 Oct 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Job Title: Ward Manager, Berrywood

Salary band: Band 7

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours per week

Location: Western Community Hospital, SO16 4XE

An opportunity has arisen within Southern Health Foundation Trust to appoint an enthusiastic, experienced, and capable clinical leader to join the senior leadership team at the Western Community Hospital as Ward Manager.

The Ward Manager will be responsible for the leadership and running of Berrywood ward a 17 bedded mental health ward for older people with functional illness. As Ward Manager, you will lead the nursing team in the delivery of a safe, efficient, and patient focused service, striving to achieve the best possible outcome for our patients and staff. You will support quality and governance initiatives and ensure compliance with the audit programme. You will be responsible for the team quality improvement plan and leading the team with continuous quality improvement, ensuring compliance with the team statutory and mandatory training programme, lead effective appraisal and clinical supervision.

You will be a registered mental health nurse with evidence of continued learning and development at an advanced level. We are looking for someone that has experience of supervising staff and running a multi -disciplinary team, you will have proven organisational skills, the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines. You will have experience of recruitment, managing rosters, sickness management and audit work. Evidence of staff coaching and delegation, and developing teams, would also be a strength. Drive and determination and resilience under pressure are essential for this important role.

You will receive support from an experienced leadership team and work closely with the clinical leads. The trust has an excellent training and development programme to enhance your career development.

For further information please contact Katy Whiting – Matron on 07769725250 or katy.whiting@southernhealth.nhs.uk

Closing Date for Applications: 3 Weeks

Interview Date: 10/10/22

Happy to talk flexible working- all requests for flexible and part time working will be considered.

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