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Deputy Ward Manager

We are looking to recruit personable, flexible and motivated Deputy Ward Manager to deliver first class care to our patients.

You will be involved in the personal care and meeting the psychological needs of a diverse group of service users with varying degrees of mental and physical issues.

The successful nurse will be offered an excellent salary plus other great benefits.

The Role

You will work as Senior Nurse in a Ward or equivalent area ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, their families and visitors.

Key duties:

·         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

Experience Required

·         First level Registered Nurse

·         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 in Mental Health or Learning Disability services

·         At least 3 years, or equivalent experience post-registration

Reference ID: 2311

You must be Registered an Nurse to be considered for this role


If you wish to apply or find more information please call Lucy Cook on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to