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Deputy Ward Manager

Reference

PRI51230

Location

Kent House - Kent House hospital and school,Crockenhill Road,St Mary Cray,Orpington, Kent BR5 4EP

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Over 35,000

Hours

39.375

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Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Job Advert Role Description


Kent House is a Low Secure Mental Health Hospital for young women 12 to 18 years of age who are detained under the Mental Health Act. It also has an attached school dedicated to support the young people with all aspects of education.
The service, on the outskirts of Orpington, has close links and transport to the local community and amenities.
We provide compassionate care for the young women admitted in a supportive environment adhering to the principles of Positive Behaviour Support, underpinned by thorough risk assessment and management. We are members of the Royal College of Psychiatry Quality Network for CAMHS
Benefits
• An excellent careers pathway – there are plenty of career opportunities at Priory for you to explore and work in whatever your interests are.
• Job security – there will always be work in the Healthcare Sector!
• Free meals on duty – imagine having a tasty lunch cooked for you every day?! (subject to site)
• Free parking – because who should pay to park at work?
• 25 day’s annual leave plus bank holidays pro-rata – plenty of time for holidays!
• An extra day’s annual leave for your birthday!  - Because we believe no one should have to work on their birthday.
• Access to our Priory Perks app – save your self-money at lots of high street retailers, restaurants and other services.
• Comprehensive induction - we want you to be the best you can be in your new role and we invest the time to make sure you understand what that role is and how you can be successful in it.
• Free training courses to add to your career portfolio!

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 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; having 1 day a week protected time for their management duties and have supervisory responsibilities for an agreed group of staff
 

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.

Closing Date

15/08/2021