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Deputy Ward Manager (Adult Acute Unit - Alder)

Reference

PRI49799

Location

Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£34,111.35

Hours

37.5

Job Advert - Division Information

Priory Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health care and education services.  We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.

Job Advert Location Description

The Acute service at Cheadle is a 29-bedded service made up of two separate units: Maple and Alder. Both are mixed sex units providing care for adults aged 18 and over. The units operate a 24-hour admission service supporting local NHS trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups, taking both informal and formal patients.

 

The units provide assessment and treatment for acute mental health conditions such as Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Bi-polar Disorder, Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and Personality Disorders. The ethos of the units is to provide support in times of crisis and to offer therapeutic engagement during the inpatient stay.

 

Alder Unit is a 14 bedded mixed gender acute unit. The unit has built reputation of offering evidence based comprehensive care and treatment for patients with varied range of psychiatric presentation with serious risk to self and/or others.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a qualified and experienced RMN to support the Ward Manager and team on our Alder unit.

 

The teams consist of a Consultant Psychiatrist, Speciality Doctor, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Registered Mental Health Nurses and experienced Healthcare Assistants who form the Multidisciplinary teams. Their approach is to work closely with stakeholders and commissioning bodies to achieve minimum lengths of stay for patients through effective discharge planning. Appropriate care pathways are identified early on in admission to ensure smooth transition back into the community. The service also works closely with the PICU and rehabilitation units on site allowing patients a pathway of care suitable to their needs.

 

The team on the ward work hard to ensure the highest standard of care for our service users and need a supportive Deputy Ward Manager to help with various aspects of the care delivered.

 

Reporting to the Ward Manager you will be responsible for the clinical direction of the service, providing clinical supervision for the ward team and implementing best practice. The successful applicant will participate fully with the clinical team and support changes within the service.

 

The post holder must be experienced in delivering and receiving supervision. Excellent leadership skills with the ability to be able to assess and prioritise clinical situations. The management of effective communication between medical and nursing staff both verbal and written is a key element of this role.

 

We are proud to offer:

•         Excellent salary

•         Many benefits in line with the NHS

•         Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team

•         Free on-site parking

•         Enhanced maternity pay

•         Access to development opportunities including:

•         Sponsorship of professional qualifications

•         Leadership & management development

•         Support with your Revalidation

•         NMC Payment in full

•         Long service awards

•         Birthday annual leave

 

 

 

ABOUT US

 

Set within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment of the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults. The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for service users with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community.

 

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.

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

JOB_DESCRIPTION_DEP_WM_2021_.pdf

Closing Date

25/06/2021