Ward Manager

Posted 7 September by Elysium Healthcare

If you care for others without a second thought and want to be a part of meaningful change, then join the team at Farmfield Hospital as a Ward Manager, where you’ll be the reason why lives change for the better. 

Working alongside a multidisciplinary team at Farmfield Hospital, which is a large purpose-built medium-secure service with good facilities, you will provide care and support for adult men 18+ with a forensic background and enduring mental health illnesses such as personality disorder, substance misuse issues and behaviours that challenge.

As an experienced Registered Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you will lead, inspire and manage the teams on the wards to empower recovery. 

With a team of junior and senior Nurses, Support Workers and a Deputy Ward Manager, you will design and deliver training and supervisions within a clinical environment using core skills in facilitation, negotiation, conflict resolution, teaching and delegation.

As a Ward Manager, you will work 37.5 hours per week (7.5 hour shifts) and be responsible for overseeing ward budgets, clinical and nursing audits, the on-call service and will ensure procedures are being adhered to as you support people to build a brighter future.  

It’s a career that you can take pride in while enjoying the satisfaction of helping people and seeing them improve. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like. 

You will work 37.5 hours a week between the hours of 9am to 5pm with some flexibility.

Other responsibilities

  • Supporting the implementation of local Clinical Governance Strategy
  • Satisfactory fulfilment of core competencies
  • Manage the achievements and maintenance of the Care Standards Act

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • RMN/RMNH/RNLD/RN/RNC Qualification
  • Working in a similar environment 
  • Experience as a senior Nurse 
  • Relevant sufficient post-registration experience

What you will get

  • Annual salary of £43,000 (37.5 hours per week)
  • Free shuttle bus service to and from work
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

Reference: 42619428

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