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Ward Manager – Calder

Job Description


Ward Manager – Low Secure Personality Disorder Rehabilitation Ward


We are looking to recruit a Ward Manager for an established low secure Personality Disorder Rehabilitation Ward at Cheswold Park Hospital. The organisation is currently rated Good having addressed many but not yet all shortcomings. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Ward Manager, Deputy Ward Manager or Clinical Lead wanting progression to assist in the development of the service. As the Ward Manager, you will have a huge opportunity to influence decisions and help shape a team and environment, whilst having continued investment in you and your future development.


Main Requirements;


You will be an experienced qualified registered RMN or RNLD (min 3 years), Management experience (min 1 years) whilst having a real passion for developing your skills in an ever-changing environment. You will be a highly competent clinical practitioner, a consistently solid decision-maker, a good communicator and teacher, so you develop nursing staff to deliver best practice and care. You must have the ability to motivate a team to deliver benchmark care. You will believe in putting the patient’s needs above those of others, you will have a real desire to keep patients and staff safe, you will know what effective care looks like and you will take real satisfaction in making a difference. You must be good with people and demonstrate compassion for your patients and their needs over all other things.


Key Responsibilities;


· To motivate, support and enable the Ward Team to achieve high-quality patient care

· To ensure that systems are developed, maintained and implemented for Clinical Governance and Audit

· Lead and co-ordinate the team to ensure that staff ratio’s and numbers are available for each shift and rosters are well planned

· Deputise for the Service Manager in their absence

· Maintain regular attendance at MDT, CPA MHRT and any other forums relevant to the position

· Ensure that all patients have up to date Care plans containing risk assessments that address all areas of need and are regularly reviewed and evaluated

· Assist in co-ordinating and implementing any action plans following Compliance visits such as CQC


In return we offer our Ward Managers;

  • Competitive salary

  • 27 days annual leave + 8 Bank Holidays

  • Company Pension

  • Critical illness cover

  • Comprehensive training packages to assist  in the long term development of your career

  • Pin renewal paid for

  • Access to Cheswold Park Reward scheme

  • Lucrative referral scheme for bringing in  likeminded individuals

  • Easy and free parking and use of onsite gym

  • And much more

We pay for the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) application for successful candidates

Competitive Salary

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