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Deputy Ward Manager

Posted 18 January by Integra People Ended

Integra People is a specialist recruitment consultancy, providing quality permanent, contract and temporary staffing solutions to clients from our wide network of UK offices.

I am looking to recruit a Deputy Ward Manager for a low secure hospital in Ebbw Vale.

As a deputy ward manager you will be expected too:

  • Support the Ward Manager in implementing Directorate at ward level and for playing a key role in monitoring and evaluating the quality of care delivered locally.
  • Responsible for carrying out all relevant forms of care and for ensuring the effective safe co-ordination of the daily activities on the unit in the absence of the Ward Manager.
  • Provide effective leadership in ensuring nursing standards and practices are adhered to
  • Ensure that all nursing and care staff understand their roles and are working within the hospitals policies and procedures promoting excellent practice in line with CQC standards.
  • Provide effective operational/clinical leadership and management to achieve objectives and plans.
  • Ensure staff regularly receive staff supervisions whether this is individually or in groups as per the hospital policy.
  • Develop and maintain therapeutic relationships with young people and their families/carers.
  • Liaise with the young person’s professional network, keeping them informed of developments and promoting multi agency collaboration.
  • Involve the young person, and where appropriate, their families/carers in delivering programmes of care.
  • Support the learning and development of all staff by acting as a mentor to junior nurses and care staff.
  • Undertake clinical risk assessments.
  • Complete and carry out treatment plans.
  • Demonstrate an ability to influence good practice and address poor performance appropriately and ensure the line manager is aware.
  • Assess the needs of our service users, ensuring that their care plans support and reflect their needs.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Be Registered with the NMC and have an active PIN Number
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Possess good clinical knowledge and have experience in working with CAMHS
  • Proven ability to lead, motivate and mentor a team, delegate effectively and promote excellent customer relationships
  • Motivated and have the enthusiasm and drive to support people with complex mental health issues and dual diagnoses through the care pathway to maximise independence, mental and physical well-being and recovery.

Salary for this role is up to £38,000 depending on experience.

Benefits:

  • Perk Box
  • Pension
  • Childcare Vouches

For more information about this exciting new role please call Leanne on 0 7 9 8 3 0 2 0 0 9 4 5

Required skills

  • Communication Skills
  • Clinical Skills
  • Leadership Skills
  • CAMHS Experience

Reference: 33615371

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