Charge Nurse - Older Adults

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Wythenshawe, Manchester
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
30 Jan 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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There are opportunities for an experienced qualified nurse to become Charge Nurse on Cavendish Ward which is the older adults ward based at Laureate House in Wythenshawe HospitalCavendish is a mixed organic and functional ward caring for 20 males predominantly over the age of 65 years.

Main duties of the job

To assist the Ward Manager in providing leadership and operational management to the ward, ensuring the provision of quality nursing care to all service users

The post holder will assess, plan and implement care, and provide specialist nursing advice, and carry out nursing procedures

They will provide clinical and managerial leadership to junior staff, and provide supervision to junior staff and students

To support the Ward Manager in the implementation and sustainment of quality improvement projects on the ward

To act as a positive role model to the team, demonstrating the core values of Greater Manchester Mental Health Trust

To provide 24 hour senior nurse input to the unit and liaise with other agencies to support this duty

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description Job responsibilities

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification Qulaifications Essential
  • Registered Nurse in Mental Health
  • Holds current NMC registration
  • Mentor/supervision trained
  • Conflict Resolution experience
  • Experience in managing safe staffing
Experience Essential
  • Post preceptor experience within an equivalent setting
  • Experience in inpatient mental health
  • Experience in managing staff
  • Experience in providing unit support
  • Experience in implementing change

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