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CAMHS Deputy Ward Manager PLUS £3,000 Welcome Bonus

Reference

PRI34222

Location

Priory Hospital Southampton, Marchwood Park, Marchwood, Southampton, SO40 4DA

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Hours

37.5

Job Advert - Division Information

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

About us

 

Set back within 1.5 acres of landscaped gardens, the tranquil environment of the Priory Hospital Southampton offers therapeutic and recovery focused residential treatment as well as day care and outpatient services.

 

Priory Hospital Southampton is a smoke-free hospital that provides 40 beds across 3 wards. The services provided at the hospital include a young peoples ward (CAMHs) and treatment of most psychiatric conditions and Eating Disorders.

We have a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists

 

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

 

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

 

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes

Job Advert Location Description

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

 

The friendly team at Priory Hospital Southampton has received an OUTSTANDING CQC rating in the Caring inspection area and is rated GOOD overall. The report on CAMHS stated that the "young people said that "they felt safe on the ward and the staff treated them well". It also noted that the leaders on the service "had the intergrity, skills and abilities to run it".

 

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

 

The Priory wants you to become part of something special. We are at the forefront of our field and we are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care to our patients and the only way to do that is by investing in our extraordinary colleagues who work for us. We are looking for people to join our team who are rewarded by seeing their patients turn a corner after a demanding journey to recovery. We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

 

Comment from our new Ward Manager -

“As a new member of staff I was pleasantly surprised at the number of training opportunities there are for personal and professional development.  We have a fantastic team with a proactive culture around learning lessons from incidents through reflecting and all working together!  The young people we work with are amazing and having time to sit and actively work with them on things that are helpful to them (groups; one to one; working with families) makes a good job a rewarding one!”

Job Advert Role Description

The role of the Deputy Ward Manager is to provide senior nursing leadership to the ward nursing team in support of the Ward Manager.  They will have a degree of clinical experience and leadership that provides expertise and confidence to the nursing team and ward overall. They will have defined delegated responsibilities from the Ward Manager; have 1 day a week protected time for their deputy Ward Manager duties and have supervisory responsibilities for an agreed group of staff. The successful applicant will be patient centred and have the clinical ability to provide a high quality evidence based service, and the management skills to support the Ward Manager and the multi-disciplinary team. You will need to be a confident and effective leader who is motivated, dynamic and have a good working knowledge in mental health.

 

Responsibilities of the Deputy Ward Manager include:

• Works as Senior Nurse in a Ward or equivalent area ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, their families and visitors

• 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.

 

To be successful as a Deputy Ward Manager, you will need:

 

- To be a First level Registered Nurse

- At least 3 years, or equivalent experience post-registration in Mental Health

- To be a 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

- Effective written, verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

 

The post-holder will be required to work a regular shift pattern over a 7 day period, and this will include supernumery time of 20% of their contracted hours to undertake their deputy role, as delegated by the Ward Manager.

 

Benefits

As you might expect, our benefits are flexible and tailored to the individual, but here’s just some of what’s on offer:

• A competitive salary

• Up to 25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays

• Birthday Leave

• CPD opportunities including degree / Masters / specialist training CAMHS ED.

• Rotational Posts across three service lines

• Pension scheme with a Priory contribution

£3,000 Welcome Bonus

• Your Priory, Your Benefits+ - Our shopping discount site where you’ll find great offers for online and in-store shopping, negotiated specially for everyone who works at the Priory Group.

• Enhanced Maternity pay in line with NHS

• GymFlex - Spread the cost of an annual gym membership over 12 months. You can use your GymFlex at health clubs, leisure centres, boot camps and yoga studios across the UK.

 

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Services. Further information can be obtained from www.dbs.gov.uk. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For more information please contact Natalie Nash on 07715 063371 or email:natalienash@priorygroup.com

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

Deputy_Ward_Manager_1_.pdf

Closing Date

01/01/2021