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Reference

PRI90296

Location

Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Salary

£38,475 - £41,648 DOE + £5k bonus

Hours

37.5

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Job Advert Role Description

Deputy Ward Manager - You will be required to be a registered nurse, please only apply if you're a registered Nurse and hold a valid NMC Pin  

Priory is the UK's largest independent provider of Mental Health Services and Priory Cheadle Royal Hospital is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence across 13 wards which include acute adult wards, Eating Disorder Service, CAMHS, Rehabilitation, Acute and PICU services. Situated on Wilmslow road with easy transport links.

The role of the Deputy Ward Manager is to provide senior nursing leadership to the ward nursing team in support of the Ward Manager. They will have a degree of clinical experience and leadership that provides expertise and confidence to the nursing team and ward overall. They will have defined delegated responsibilities from the Ward Manager; have 1 day a week protected time for their deputy Ward Manager duties and have supervisory responsibilities for an agreed group of staff

 

Responsibilities

• Works as Senior Nurse in a Ward or equivalent area ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, their families and visitors

• Applies relevant policies and statutory requirements within the ward and hospital framework of governance and communicates requirements to the wider team.

• Ensures that risk is assessed and managed across the immediate and wider working environment and that statutory requirements are met.

• Respects and applies the requirements of equality and diversity, promoting and role modelling these across the team.

• Identifies deficits in skill mix and safe staffing levels and acts to address these.

• Supervises a defined group of team members and contributes to their overall CPD, mandatory training and appraisal process recognising the skills required across the team. This will also include addressing any performance issues that are below the expected standard.

• Acts as a role model to promote a culture of learning development, inquiry and a team vision.

• Implements, monitors and evaluates therapeutic interventions within an overall care programme, enabling people with mental health and or learning disability needs to develop coping strategies. • Actively supports and contributes to effective Multi Disciplinary Working

• Engages in collaborative problem solving, supporting and encouraging clients to take ownership of issues, identify problems and to develop solutions to them based on their own needs and preferences.

• Contributes to the process of collaboratively assessing and acting on risks of harm, danger and abuse.

• Is named nurse for a small group of patients, acting as Associate nurse for colleagues when on duty, and is a regular shift leader.

• Provides Clinical Supervision to a group of defined nursing staff

• Undertakes Lead roles for the ward, as agreed with the Ward manager

• Deputises for the Ward manager as required

• Adheres to all National, Company and local standards, policies and procedures

 

Knowledge/Education/Skills

• Active Registration with the NMC, meeting the requirements of Revalidation • Trained Mentor • Clinical Supervision experience essential, training desirable • Evidence of Continued Professional Development and intent to maintain and develop Continued professional development and leadership • Good computer skills

 

Experience

• Experience in Mental Health or Learning Disability services • At least 3 years, or equivalent experience post-registration

 

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

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Closing Date

30/04/2024