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Assistant Ward Manager

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
23 Mar 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 6
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity within Acute Inpatient Mental Health Services for an Interim Assistant Ward Manager on Ashbrook Ward (Female Acutes) at Lynfield Mount Hospital.

We are looking for someone who is creative, committed to improving patient and family carer experience, and who will support the ward manager to motivate the team to strive for continuous improvement through the development of pathways with across Mental Health Services and with partner organisations in the acute, voluntary and community sectors.

Areas of focus will include supporting the ward manager to create a safe and caring culture, quality and safety agendas, safer staffing, meeting key performance indicators, roster management, lessons learnt and enabling development of the team.

Closing Date: 22nd March 2023

Shortlisting Date: 23rd March 2023

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

  • To provide and coordinate a high standard of care to the patients within the Adult Mental Health Acute Care Service (AMHAC).
  • Act as a lead practitioner to ensure that the care of patients is of the highest quality.
  • The post holder is responsible for co-ordinating and administeringassessments of care needs, the development of treatment programmes and the implementation and evaluation of these programmes within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Support the Team Manager in the management of staff, meeting quality standards, implementing policy, managing change and delivering innovation.
  • Delegate work to staff and be the responsible clinician that ensures care requirements are implemented satisfactorily.
  • Distribute medication in line with Trust policy and NMC guidelines.
  • Maintain administration information systems as required.
  • To comply with the correct implementation of the Mental Health Act.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Additional cost of living payments for bands 1 - 7

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

Job description Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for further details about this role.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • NMC Qualification
Experience Essential
  • Clinical experience including experience of risk assessment, assessing patients and creating/implementing and evaluating care plans etc
  • Experience of working within a ward environment, taking charge

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