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CAMHS Ward Manager - 9 month fixed term (Maternity Cover)

Reference

PRI63689

Location

Priory Hospital Chelmsford, Stump Lane, Springfield, Essex, CM1 7SJ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Up to £48,530 per annum depending on experience

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

The Priory Hospital Chelmsford is a 60 bed private acute psychiatric hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of mental health problems for both adults and adolescents. The hospital incorporates a Grade II listed building that has been extensively restored and situated in 3.5 acres of landscaped grounds.  In addition,  a new Acute Service ward has recently opened adjacent to the main hospital. 

Job Advert Role Description

Situated within three acres of landscaped grounds, Priory Hospital Chelmsford is an independent hospital that specialises in the treatment and management of adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems.  There is a highly experienced team of mental health professionals and support staff, which include consultant psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses and therapists.

The hospital offers calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 60 service users, as well as day care and outpatient services, including separate facilities for young people.

We provide expert treatment for the following services:

  • Eating disorders
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Addiction services

Our highly experienced multidisciplinary team deliver personalised treatment programmes alongside the use of a wide range of therapies.

 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a committed, enthusiastic and motivated CAMHS Ward Manager for our 11 bedded ward for young people aged between 13 and 18 years at the Priory Hospital Chelmsford.

 

An opportunity has arisen for a 9 month fixed contract to cover maternity leave, there is a possibility this may be extended to 12 months. This could also be a secondment/development opportunity for anyone looking to develop their skills and learning. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Understanding
  • Commitment
  • Enthusiasm
  • Be highly motivated
  • Delivering high quality care,
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Commitment to maintain excellent customer care and outstanding reputation.
  • Provide the highest standard of nursing care & be a role model to junior staff
  • Co-ordinate all clinical aspects of the ward & ensure co-operation between clinical departments
  • Implement clinical & administrative policies, procedures & regulations
  • Ensure compliance by others of policies, procedures & regulations
  • Support staff through debriefs, appraisals, training, meetings & development of evidence/ research-based practice
  • Participate in the managers on-call system to provide the first point of contact for ward-based staff, outside of normal working hours
  • Lead by example to ensure consistently high standards of clinical care & documentation
  • An experienced RMN/RNLD with a current Pin Number
  • Committed to delivering improvement strategies across all aspects of clinical service provision
  • Familiar with in an inpatient setting in CAMHS
  • Experienced in managing change, leadership initiatives, motivating & developing others
  • Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
  • Capable of undertaking audits, developing, following-up & ensuring completion of action plans
  • Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & the latest nursing practices
  • Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk
  • An understanding of the needs of the young person and their families and carers. Providing support to the Charge Nurses, junior staff and the multi-disciplinary team.

The successful candidate will be a registered RMN with strong and proven leadership skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.The successful applicant will be forward-thinking manager, who will lead staff by example, good communication skills, friendly, dynamic, enthusiastic and a team approach to ward working are essential qualities.

Applicants must also have a proven track record of effective nurse leadership and also have a minimum of 3 years senior nurse experience.

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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.

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

31/08/2022