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Ward Manager - Female DBT Ward

  • £43,412
  • Mid Sussex, Sussex
  • Jupiter Recruitment
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An excellent job has arisen for a motivated Ward Manager to work within the female DBT ward with one of the UK’s leading healthcare company. As a Ward Manager you will be working in West Sussex.

This hospital provides the opportunity to gain experience across many specialist mental health disciplines including Secure Services, a DBT Locked Rehabilitation service, HDU Services and Acute care. This ward specialises in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT), which is a combination of CBT techniques and mindfulness. At its core, DBT allows the patient to find a balance between the opposite concepts of acceptance and change, allowing them to experience validation of their own behaviours and emotions whilst simultaneously understanding that to see a change they need to make skilled and deliberate changes.

As the Ward Manager, your day to day duties include:

• Managing the ward and resources effectively, taking steps to ensure appropriate staffing levels and skill mix of nursing experience is in place for effective rota management

• Provide all members of the team with clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD requirements and mandatory training

• Ensure that all patients have clear care plans that reflect their personalised needs

• Actively contribute to the recruitment and retention of staff at all levels

• Ensure all clinical communication, records, reports and other patient related information is accurate and promptly delivered

• Undertake clinical investigations when required

• Actively contribute to patient therapy sessions (including DBT sessions)

• Medicine management and ensure all Registered Nurses undergo competency-based assignments as part of their induction

• Engaging with other members of the Ward and facilitate positive and efficient MDT working

• Participate in the Level 2 on call rota

An ideal Ward Manager must have these skills as they are beneficial for this position:

• Must be a fully Registered Mental Health Nurse

• Must be currently registered with the NMC

• Must have at least 2 years of experience in a supervisory/managerial position

• Excellent communication skills

• Good computer and organisational skills

• Show willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training

The successful Ward Manager will receive an excellent salary of £43,412.00. This exciting position is for 37.5 hours a week. In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

**£5000 Welcome Bonus over 3 years**

• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

• A group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

• Private Medical Insurance Scheme

• Life Assurance

• Free meals while on duty

• Care first - Employee Assistance Services

• Continuous learning and development

• Childcare vouchers

• Career development

• Personal health insurance

• An employee assistance programme

• Voluntary benefit

To be considered for this position you must be qualified as an RMHN

Reference ID: 3439

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Lily Harris on 01216380567 or send your CV to [email protected]

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 26/07/2020 13:04
  • Reference: 3439