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Senior Night Manager

Reference

PRI62706

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£48,000 - £50,000

Hours

37.5

Job Advert - Division Information

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer 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.

Job Advert Role Description

 Job Purpose

We are looking for a proactive, enthusiastic Senior Night Manager to lead and support the ward-based teams within the hospital at night. Reporting to the Hospital Director, the Senior Night Manager has responsibility for overseeing the hospital during the night shift. They will work as part of the Night Manager team, leading the team to provide practical leadership and management, ensuring that the highest standards of patient care are provided at night.

Responsibilities

•Responsible for the leadership and management of the Night Manager staff team.

•Ensures that all members of the Night Manager team receive clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD requirements and complete mandatory training.

•Have full oversight of the Night Manager rota and is the authorised individual to ensure rota management and eRostering standards are maintained and are effective.

•Have oversight of ward nursing resources, taking steps to ensure that appropriate staffing levels and skill mix of nursing experience and skills is in place. This includes assuming the role of Nurse in Charge of a ward on an emergency basis. 

•Promotes reducing restrictive practice across site, ensuring positive and open cultures are developed and maintained.

•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 individual wards, hospital and wider division.

•Addresses shortfalls in Night Manager development and ensures that training and performance issues are addressed.

•Proactively engages with bank and agency staff, developing professional relationships and contributing to advanced rota management.

•Recognises and rewards positive performance by the Night Managers, commensurate with their roles and responsibilities.

•Takes appropriate action to ensure that the highest standard of patient care is provided and that the hospital wards comply with all quality standards and statutory requirements throughout the night shift.

•Ensures that bank and Agency staff working at night receive an induction on their identified ward.

•Ensures that clinical communication, records, handovers, reports and other patient related information is conveyed and recorded promptly and accurately. This includes sharing of a night report daily which is the responsibility of the Night Manager team.

•Develops and maintains strong and effective working relationships with all clinical and non-clinical colleagues as well as stakeholders.

•Be competent in the management of referrals and be able to prioritise admissions out of hours to the wards which admit on a 24hr basis.

•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. 

•Makes sure that the physical healthcare needs of patients are assessed and managed effectively, alongside their mental health and psychological needs equally.

•To participate as required in Quality Improvement programmes.

•Promotes and applies the requirements of diversity and equality.

•Undertakes and completes clinical investigations, complaints, and HR investigations, ensuring these are completed thoroughly, promptly and to a high standard.

•Engages with patients during the evening, ensuring they feel safe, valued and supported.

•Supports ward staff to ensure that Incident reporting is completed promptly and takes corrective action where required, engaging colleagues in the process, where appropriate.

•Leads Team reviews of incidents where required at night; makes sure that staff receive incident debriefs in a timely way.

Knowledge/Education/Skills

•Be currently registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council as a Mental Health Nurse or Learning Disability Nurse.

•At least 2 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity within a relevant care setting.

•Willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training and development relevant to your area of practice in management and leadership.

•Computer literate.

Experience

•Have been a registered practitioner, working in clinical settings that are relevant to the post.

Evidence of continuing professional development.

•Experience of clinical audit and/ or service improvement based on evidence desirable.

•Experience of working in an environment that requires the ability to manage multiple priorities.

•Has been a supervisor of nursing or care staff.

Communication

The post-holder is required to have a clear and positive communication style both verbally and non-verbally; they will be required to provide written and verbal information in a succinct manner in a way that is understood by those that they are communicating with; they will need to provide information by email, but use this as a tool when appropriate and not as an alternative to face to face or verbal communication unless circumstances dictate this.

Responsibility

Leadership

The post-holder is responsible for the leadership and oversight of ward teams at night, in particular that of Nursing staff, but also contributes to the effective working of the Multi-Disciplinary team where required; The post-holder is also a member of the hospital leadership team.

Budgets & Equipment

The post-holder is to have oversight for the efficient and effective use of nursing resources across all hospital wards at night.

Information

Shared responsibility for the confidentiality, security and accuracy of patient records, data and information. Ensuring good quality patient documentation, which meets the Regulatory guidelines and statutory requirements.

Safeguarding

All Priory Group colleagues have a responsibility to safeguard the individual’s we care for, these may be adults and children or individuals connected to the people Priory Group supports. Colleagues must ensure they are aware of the local child and adult safeguarding policies and procedures in their service, in addition to who to contact within the Local Authority Safeguarding Team for further advice.

All colleagues are required to attend safeguarding training appropriate to their role and to undertake additional training in associated areas.

Diversity and Inclusion

Respects and applies the requirements of diversity and inclusion, promoting and role modelling these across the team

Working Environment

The post-holder is part of the Night Manager team who are based in the main building of the hospital, in a central place to all 13 wards. The Night Manager team consists of 2 Night Managers and a Senior Night Manager. The team is managed by the Senior Night Manager who will also work alongside them on a shift based rota.

It is desirable for the successful candidate to attend management and Clinical Governance meetings where required to support in the consistency of leadership across days and nights. This can be part of contracted hours. 

We are proud to offer:

•Excellent salary

•Free on-site parking

•Enhanced maternity pay

•Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare

•Access to development opportunities including:

•Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel

•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.

Closing Date

01/07/2022