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Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - George Ward

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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Male Acute Ward:

The Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager post requires the candidate to be committed and be able to rise to the challenges of the role.

Motivated to succeed in their personal development and supporting the professional goals of the team.

Service user focussed and willing to work as part of the ward team, involved and supporting team decision making and providing exemplary care to those we work with to support recovery.

Are you a Registered Mental Health Nurse, with experience in leading and managing teams and looking for a supportive and dynamic place to work at?

George Ward could be the place for you.

George Ward provides care for people (Adult Males of Working Age ) who are experiencing a range of acute mental illness crisis/distress of such severity that it cannot be managed safely at home or in a respite facility.

Main duties of the job

Applicants must be Registered Mental Health Nurses able to work in a challenging, dynamic and recovery focused environment.

You will need to demonstrate a range of skills including the following

Effective leadership

Crisis management

Discharge planning and coordination

Staff supervision and appraisals,

Rota management.

Effective communication, empathy, self-awareness, compassion and critical self-reflection

Clinical skills which reflect your understanding of the Mental Health Act and the frameworks governing our service.

Responsible for the participating in quality standards and audits.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Registered Mental Health Nurse Essential
  • Registred with NMC with Valid PIN
Experience in Management Essential
  • Previous post, experience of directly managing others
Experience in Acute/Forensic Essential
  • Nature of setting, what role and function they hav had there

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