Ward Manager

North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Stoke on Trent
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Ward Manager, Ward 3, Harplands Hospital:

Do you want to be part of an innovative and collaborative Senior Mental Health Leadership Team? The Acute & Urgent Care Directorate within NSCHT are looking for applicants for the Ward Manager post. This is a great opportunity for Senior Nurses/Deputy Ward Manager to develop their leadership skills and drive some exciting developments within a complex and fast-paced adult mental health environment. You will be supported by the wider Leadership Team to ensure we continue to maintain high quality, patient focused services in line with our national and locally agreed targets.

We are welcoming applicants from Registered Mental Health Nursing [RMN] and Registered General Nursing [RGN].

Ward 3 is a dynamic, fast paced ward specialising in complex female mental health assessment. The right candidate will be able to demonstrate our Proud To Care Values.

Main duties of the job

Provide management and clinical leadership to the multi-disciplinary team to ensure care is delivered which is person centred and meets standards for Quality and Safety, in partnership with service users and carers.

About us

Our Trust is on an incredible journey of innovation and we'd like you to be part of it.

Our vision is 'To be Outstanding in all we do and how we do it.' Our teams pride themselves on compassion, team work and resilience. The Trust supports you by offering a flexible shift system including twilight shifts and compressed hours to support working families and our staff parking is free on all our main sites.

As an employee and representative of the Trust, you are required to demonstrate and uphold the Trust's Values. These are:

Proud to CARE:


Caring with compassion, it's about how we listen, what we say, what we do.


Friendly, welcoming, sharing ideas and being open


Taking personal and collective responsibility, being accountable for our actions


Striving for the best, for high-quality safe care and continually improving

In return we offer;

This post attracts our Recruitment and Retention Pay Premia

A competitive progressive salary

We cover the cost of your DBS Check (£44)

Competitive staff benefits such as weekly offers and discounts

Individual Personal Development Plan and Career Progression

Excellent pension scheme available

27- 33 days annual leave, plus statutory bank holidays (pro rata

Job description Job responsibilities

Key Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Management and clinical responsibility for the ward through ensuring processes are in place for the delivery of safe, compassionate care in accordance with Trust policies and procedures.
  • To provide strong clinical leadership as well as work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team of staff in the delivery of high quality evidence based practice, ensuring that regular supervision and appraisal takes place.

  • Person Specification Qualifications Essential
    • A Registered Mental Health Practitioner/Registered General Nurse with a degree in nursing, social work or occupational therapy or equivalent experience
    Experience Essential
    • Experience of manging clinical practice at band 6.

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