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Ward Manager

Reference

PRI62610

Location

Elm Park, Station Road, Ardleigh, Colchester, CO7 7RT

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£40,000

Hours

37.5

Job Advert - Division Information

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 Location Description

Elm Park is a 17 bedded Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit in Ardleigh which specialises in the assessment, care and treatment of adult residents (18+ years) with an acquired brain injury. 
We also have two smaller community houses based in the local area which provides open rehabiliation support for males and females

 

Job Advert Role Description

An exciting opportunity has opened for a ward manager to join our team here at Elm Park. 
As the ward manager will work as an effective member of the team who can provide advice and support as well as oversee and hold responsibility for the ward environment.

Responsibilities;-
• Has full oversight of the nursing staff rota and is the authorised individual to ensure rota management and e rostering standards are maintained and are effective.
• Acts as a highly visible role model, mentor and leader, creating a culture that promotes learning, development, inquiry and professionalism, celebrates achievements and shares learning to the benefit of the ward, hospital and wider division.
• Takes appropriate action to ensure that the standard of care that patients receive is of the highest standard.
• Actively lead on the recruitment and retention of staff to the ward and hospital.
• Undertakes and completes clinical investigations, complaints, and HR investigations, ensuring these are completed thoroughly, promptly and to a high standard.
• Ensures that the legislative frameworks regarding the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberties is applied in accordance with Company Policy, and National Requirements.
• Is responsible for Medicines Management in their Clinical Area/Ward, and ensures that all Registered Nurses undergo competency-based assessments as part of their induction and facilitates an open and transparent framework for managing medicine errors.

Essential skills and requirements;-

• Be currently registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council as a first level nurse or with the Health and Care Professions Council
• At least 2 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity within a relevant care setting.
• Appropriate registration or experience required for the ward
• Willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training and development relevant to your area of practice in management and leadership.

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.

Closing Date

30/07/2022