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WARD MANAGER

Reference

PRI61776

Location

The Ayr Clinic, Dalmellington Road, Ayr, KA6 6PT

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£43,000

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Location Description

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But this role offers 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

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults, Priory Group promises 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.

Job Advert Role Description

About the Job

An amazing job opportunity has arisen for a committed Ward Manager to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Ayr, South Ayrshire. This hospital provides acute adult mental health services within a low Secure Service, for patients with personality disorders.

The role of the Ward Manager will play a pivotal part within the Ayr Clinic.

The Ward Manager will work as an effective member of the team, focusing on the clinical model which is aimed at recovery, improving skills and independence for all patients. The Ward Manager will take a lead role within the ward's multidisciplinary team, which consists of nursing, psychology, psychiatry, occupational therapy and pharmacy.

Duties to include

  • Being responsible for complete operational management of a 12 bedded ward within Ayr clinic.
  • Day to day oversight of staffing, resources, roster management and workforce planning.
  • Provide supervision, professional development and promotion of staff well-being.
  • Participates with the “on call” responsibility working within a rotational basis, alongside other senior nurse colleagues.
  • Providing a high standard of care to people with mental illness and personality disorder
  • Developing therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement
  • Following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice
  • Contributing to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress
  • You will also need to lead shifts as well as mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team

This is an exciting and dynamic role for the Ward Manager within our Ayr Clinic and to have the opportunity to join our team and help shape and develop the service model for the future.

The successful Candidate will receive an excellent salary of £43,000 per annum.

In return for your expertise and hard work, we also offer a wide range of benefits:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days’ annual leave (increasing with length of service to a maximum of 30)
  • Birthday off
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care settings.
  • Free car parking
  • Free on site meals
  • Employee benefits scheme (e.g., discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)
  • Full onsite induction training and orientation programme

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent
Full-time hours: 37.5 per week

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.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

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_WARD_MANAGER_2021.pdf

Closing Date

30/06/2022