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Ward Manager (RMN)




Woodland View, Showell Lane, Meriden, Coventry, CV7 7HZ

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


£42,348.95 + £3000 Welcome Bonus



Job Advert Location Description

Woodland View is a Rehabilitation and Recovery service for adult men.

Woodland View has 31 beds spread across 3 wards with a defined care pathway for our service users. Based in the picturesque village of Meriden, we offer a number of benefits on site including:-


We offer a wide range of benefits including:

•           25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

•           A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

•           Private Medical Insurance Scheme

•           Life Assurance

•           Free meals while on duty

•           Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services

•           Continuous learning and development

•           Childcare vouchers

•           Career development

•           Personal health insurance

•           An employee assistance programme

•           Free car parking

Job Advert Role Description

This role requires an individual who is enthusiastic, committed and passionate. We are looking for a candidate who has a professional approach and is able to contribute to the smooth running of the ward, ensuring the delivery of safe, high quality care. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to successfully motivate and lead a team. They should be able to work well under pressure with a flexible approach, a “can-do” attitude and a willingness to implement quality improvement initiatives. Candidates should be able to demonstrate compassion, commitment and competence to deliver high standards of care within acute mental health nursing.


As the Ward Manager you will act as a role model for the team, and be responsible for the development of your team. You will have the opportunity to develop your personal, managerial and leadership skills within this role. The Ward Managers role is a hard but rewarding position with a real opportunity to impact on patient’s experience of hospital admission as well as the team’s experience of working for the company.


You will work with the Director of Clinical Services to develop processes to improve patients experience as well as contribute towards the site improvement plan and quality improvement initiatives.


The successful candidate will be ward based within the hospital and will have regular clinical shifts working alongside their team.


The role will include:

• Using your expert knowledge and clinical judgement to lead the ward team to deliver high quality care

• Monitoring and maintaining high standards of care

• Effectively managing human, financial, material and information resources

• Engaging your team in the hospitals vision, inspiring others to live our values

• Recognise the value of effective communication and the potential for developing therapeutic relationships, effective teamwork, interdisciplinary working and patient care

• Roster and absence management

• Recognising development needs of individuals and the team, investing in training, mentoring and coaching to achieve success

• Utilising available HR processes such as probation, performance improvement plans and appraisals to support clear expectations and goals for development

• Contribute towards Clinical Governance and improving quality standards

• Chairing Team Incident Reviews and having a real focus on lessons learnt

• Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation and policies

• Monitoring and improving training compliance

• Promoting a culture in which assessment, planning and review of care plans are delivered effectively within the broader responsibilities of the MDT

• Acting as a clinical supervisor and ensuring that all staff participate in clinical supervision

• Experience of management and leadership and prioritising key tasks in relation to your sphere of work

• Being a site Safeguarding Lead, having cases allocated to investigate and support vulnerable people to be kept safe

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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.


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.

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