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£40,000/ year
NHS Band 7

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Ward Manager - Eating Disorders

Are you an experienced Ward Manager seeking a new challenge?

Do you have at least 2 years of experience in a supervisory role and are now looking for that step into management?

We currently have an opportunity for a Ward Manager to join one of the UK’s leading centres for individuals with mental health difficulties, to manage their Eating Disorder Unit.

The purpose of the role is to provide clinical management and leadership to the ward team, acting as a role model and mentor and overseeing/maintaining the highest standards of care whilst taking overall responsibility for the ward environment and its resources. 

The main responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Full management of the ward, its resources, staffing levels, rota management and annual leave
Ensure clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD and mandatory training is provided and completed
Implement and monitor compliance
Act as a role model, mentor and leader creating a culture of learning, development, professionalism and praise
Ensure the effective running of the ward, cleanliness, nutrition of patients
Ensure patients psychological, physical and healthcare needs are met
Undertake/complete clinical investigations ensuring any complaints are deal with promptly
Adhering to legislation frameworks
Take responsibility for medicine management and liaise with pharmacists
Deputise for the Director of Clinical Services as required
The hospital are keen to meet with registered practitioners with experience of working in a supervisory capacity and who meet the following requirements:

Have a first level nurse registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) or Health Care Professions Council
Have at least 2 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity within a relevant care setting
Willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training
Have a clear and positive communication style and the ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
Have previous experience within a mental health service
Experience of clinical audit
The post-holder will be based on the ward and will be required to work a mix of supernumerary time and time engaged in clinical activities to meet the requirements of the ward.

This is a full time position working 37.5 hours per week with a salary of up to 40k per annum with a welcome bonus of 5k

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