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deputy unit manager

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
West Bromwich
£33,706 to £40,588 a year Per Annum
Closing date
21 Mar 2023

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Senior Manager
Learning Disability
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Post Title: Deputy Unit Manager

Department: The Larches

Location: Hallam Street Hospital

Directorate: Learning Disability

Band: 6

Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Permanent

Previous applicants need not to apply

Main duties of the job
Deputy Unit Manager
Band 6
Forensic Rehabilitation (in-patient) Learning Disability Service,
The Larches, Sandwell
37.5 hours per week

The Larches are looking for an enthusiastic and committed deputy unit manager to join their high quality specialist multi-disciplinary forensic and learning disability inpatient service based on Hallam Street Hospital site in Sandwell.

If you are Registered and have an interest in promoting service user rehabilitation and recovery in our service then this post is for you. Working alongside experienced multi-disciplinary teams, the post holder will be expected to provide strong clinical leadership and maintaining high clinical standards in care delivery

About us

At Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we're building a high-calibre, diverse and inclusive mental health workforce. One that will give talented professionals like you the opportunity to shape an outstanding service that will transform community mental healthcare and deliver happier and healthier lives all across our communities.

The Trust is rated 'Good' from CQC (Care Quality Commission) and will become the lead provider for mental health services across The Black Country . We have recently invested in newly created clinical divisions and are currently developing new models of integrated primary and secondary care for adults and older adults, as well launching a far-reaching inpatient strategy, working to eradicate dormitories and building new facilities.

This ambitious model is multi-agency and multi-disciplinary, opening the door for you to work in a collaborative and flexible way with partners, service users, carers and their families

Job description
Job responsibilities

Works as a qualified member of the nursing team under the leadership of the Unit Manager.

2. Ensures that the clinical environment is conducive to the well-being of patients, visitors and members of staff, and reports all situations that may be detrimental or potentially detrimental to the well-being of patients and visitors.

3. Ensures assessments of patients determine their levels of need and that care planning accurately reflects the assessment results and is monitored for progress made.

4. Ensure the co-operation and full involvement of patients and relatives in the individuals care, progress and support.

5. Take part in audits, develop actions plans and ensure that these are monitored and maintained.

Person Specification
first level registered nurse
  • First level registered nurse
  • Substantive experience at a Band 5 level
  • Experience of multi professional collaboration and partnership

  • Experience within secure care inpatient services with individuals with a learning disability who have offended or who have challenging behaviour.
  • Evidence of recent personal and professional development - linked to management and leadership skills.

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