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Deputy Ward Manager

Employer
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
West Bromwich
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Oct 2022

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Profession
Senior Manager
Service
Adult
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Applications are invited from experienced Nurses with relevant experience, to support and lead our service as part of the ward management team. You should be motivated, forward thinking in your approach, and possess excellent communication and inter-personal skills. A degree of flexibility in approach is required along with a willingness to learn whilst working in a potentially challenging environment.

You will be leading and managing a team that has high levels of training compliance, good support systems, and low levels of complaints

Main duties of the job

To provide nursing leadership and care for older adults with serious mental illness in the context of the care programme approach.

To act as a deputy to the ward manager in their absence.

As a qualified nurse, the post-holder will contribute to and oversee the coordinating of the care planning process in the in-patient setting.

They will be responsible for providing clinical leadership to staff within the setting and across wards where applicable.

They will deputise in the absence of the ward manager as required. They will provide clinical and managerial support to staff.

To work in partnership with Multi disciplinary team and contribute to the development of the service.

About us

Employees, workers, and / or contractors will be expected to uphold the values of the

Trust and exhibit the expected Trust behaviours aligned to the Trust's values. Individuals have a responsibility to ensure that they display the Trust values and behaviours in carrying out their job and that individuals feel able to challenge (or raise a challenge) when other colleagues' behaviours breach the spirit of Trust values.

Job description Job responsibilities

To practice within the NMC code of conduct. To work with, promote and contribute to the development of appropriate models of inpatient careTo provide supervision and clinical leadership to junior nursing staff, to ensure effective delivery of programmes of care for the patients on the caseload.

Person Specification Professional Registration Essential
  • Professional Registration
Desirable
  • Background experience in Organic Mental Health/Older Adult mental health


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