Deputy Ward Manager

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year Pro rota
Closing date
5 Oct 2022

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Senior Manager
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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This is an exciting opportunity to join a male acute ward. This role will be overseeing staff and working a deputy ward manager.

Post Title: Deputy Ward Manager

Reports To: Ward Manager, Inpatient Lead

Directorate/Department: Mental Health Acute Inpatient Services

Salary Range: Band 6

Date: Feb 18 2022

Main duties of the job

To manage and very busy and dynamic ward with an established management team.

To work with, promote and contribute to the development of appropriate models of inpatient care.

To contribute to the assessment of care needs, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care within the context of the care programme approach.

To provide supervision and clinical leadership to junior nursing staff, to ensure effective delivery of programmes of care for the patients on the caseload.

To report and identify service deficit limitations/development opportunity to senior colleagues.

To monitor the well being of patients and contribute to the development of practice in relation to protecting individuals whose health and well being is at risk.

To ensure effective communication with the multi disciplinary team, service users and carers about programmes of care and routine or complex matters

To manage safeguarding and complex case management on a busy female acute ward.

About us

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust.

Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Job description Job responsibilities

Langdale ward is a male acute admission ward based at Dorothy Pattison Hospital in the Walsall locality.

Person Specification Experienced and dynamic Essential
  • Band six
  • six months

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