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WARD MANAGER

Reference

PRI35069

Location

Priory Hospital Middleton St George, Darlington, County Durham, DL2 1TS

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £42,000 per annum

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Location Description

The Priory Hospital Middleton St George is located in Darlington, County Durham and provides individualised treatment and care for people with mental health needs of adult working age and who present with complex and challenging behaviours, in a safe and supportive environment. Our comprehensive integrated services offer complete care pathways allowing service users to transfer effortlessly between the most appropriate care, meeting individual needs enabling recovery and re-engagement within the community and maximising life opportunities.

 

Our multi-disciplinary teams provide CQC Rated Oustanding care for up to 101 male and female service users, working collaboratively with their commissioners, across our 7 wards and our nearby community house.  We deliver recovery and rehabilitation services which include a specialist female Personality Disorder service and we have opened two new purpose built PICU units (one male one female) early in 2019. Our focus is on the delivery of excellent care, empowering service users to progress towards the least restrictive setting and towards independence. Our vision is to place our Service Users at the heart of our service provision, working closely with them and their carers to support their recovery and rehabilitation.

Of most recent note we have been assessed as "outstanding" by the CQC in November 2018 and we aim to continue to improve on our levels of performance and care delivery throughout 2020 and the coming years.      

Job Advert Role Description

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, experienced and skilled Ward Manager to work for The Priory Hospital Middleton St George, managing one of our Female PICU Units.

 

The successful candidate will lead a team of nurses and health care assistants in managing a 12 bedded PICU ward for women of working age.

 

The successful candidate will work collaboratively with the Multi Disciplinary Team - Consultant Psychiatrist, Consultant Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker.

 

The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills along with a strong drive to develop the dedicated nursing team within the therapeutic milieu.

 

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to work within a talented multidisciplinary team and you will be responsible for ensuring that the nursing team possesses the skills, knowledge and motivation to offer and deliver the highest quality of care to service users and carers with complex mental health needs.

 

The successful candidate must possess excellent clinical, team and communication skills together with vision and enthusiasm to contribute to the hospital's service model.

 

The successful candidate should be RMN qualified and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience within a related management role. You need to be able to demonstrate quality and management skills in nursing care, and the clinical environment and an understanding of the Dialectical Behavioural Therapy would be desirable however training will be provided for the successful candidate.

 

In return the successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a prestigious and dynamic Healthcare organisation at an exciting time of growth. Your contribution will be recognised and rewarded with job satisfaction, a productive working culture and opportunities for structured professional and personal development.

 

What we’d like to give you:

•           A competitive salary

•           Disclosure check cost coverage

•           Comprehensive induction and commitment to ongoing training

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

•           Birthday Holiday  - Your Birthday as an extra day’s annual leave

•           Free on-site parking

•           Access to our on-site gymnasium

•           Online benefits and cashback rewards

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           SMART Pension option

 

The successful candidate will be required to apply for a disclosure at the required level from the Disclosure & Barring Service. 

 

 

 

 

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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.

Closing Date

31/03/2020