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Ward Manager – Wentbridge

Job Description


We are looking to recruit a Ward Manager for our new low secure Autism Service 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 Manager and Clinician to assist in the development of a new and exciting service. As the Ward Manager, you will have a huge opportunity to influence decisions and help shape a new team and environment.


Job 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 a 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

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

  • And much more

Competitive Salary

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