Band 7 Ward Manager - Larimar

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
4 Apr 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Full Time
Looking for career development?

Do you want to work in a progressive and engaging service?

Do you want to contribute to making a positive difference to Service Users by a providing safe, recovery-based care in an inpatient environment?

We are looking to appoint on a secondment basis:

A Ward Manager for a female acute inpatient ward at Larimar Acute Ward (This is within Acute and Urgent care not Forensic Services)

This position requires a motivated, inspirational, innovative and creative leader who can manage the ongoing developments and delivery of care on a female acute ward

You will need to possess high quality clinical and managerial skills to ensure the maintenance of the current high standards of effective delivery of patient care.

Main duties of the job

Your managerial skills will need to enable you to take total management responsibility whilst promoting good working relationships and be responsible for the professional development of the staff you are responsible for within the Multidisciplinary Team.

You will be a Registered Nurse or Occupational Therapist with experience of managing and leading teams. Experience of working in acute inpatient services will be an advantage.

In return we will offer you the opportunity to influence and shape the developments within the Services. We will provide support from an experienced group of clinical staff and managers and ongoing training, professional development highlighted through an appraisal

We actively promote a culture of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect with the aim to raise standards & build a culture of excellence

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 TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS Essential
  • RMN
  • Degree level education
  • Extensive experience at Band 6
  • Significant experience of managing and supervising a staff team.
  • Current experience within Rehabilitation & Recovery Services
SKILLS Desirable
  • 1st Line Management

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