Deputy Ward Manager - for the Male adult ward

One of our client  provides CAMHS Tier 4 Low Secure services for young people aged 13 – 18, Transitional services for young women aged 18 -25 with personality disorders and acute mental health services.

We are currently recruiting for a Deputy Ward Manager to work in highly reputable service .

Our Deputy Ward Manager role involves:


·         To deputise for the ward manager when required


·         To have an assertive and unrelenting focus on the performance of the nursing team and take definitive action when performance falls below acceptable levels


·         To support the ward manager in ensuring the allocated ward achieves excellence across the full range of relevant quality and compliance criteria’s


·         Effectively work with other members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team (MDT) and Senior Management Team (SMT) to ensure effective care in delivery to patients and all members of staff are appropriately managed


·         Promote and maintain a professional nursing environment, ensuring a high standard of nursing care at all times, assisting with evaluation through clinical governance and audit


·         To assist the ward managers in coordinating the work of the nursing team including staff training, duty rotas and making adjustments to manage short term cover to manage emergencies


·         To support the Ward Manager in the planning and implementation of service developments by developing a highly skilled and motivated nursing workforce through regular supervision, appraisals and probationary meetings


·         Support and lead regular patient feedback mechanisms, e.g satisfaction surveys, community meetings as well as coordinating complaints and incident investigations and management cases


The good bit:


You will get:

·         An hourly rate of £18.63

·         A variety of flexible working options

·         Weekly pay in arrears

·         Working hours 12.5 per shift

·         A variety of flexible working options

·         Free meals on duty

·         Free on-site parking

·         Weekly pay in arrears

·         Company Pension Scheme

To be successful as a Registered Mental Health Nurse, you’ll need

First level registration

Professional training in a related environment

To organise and prioritise own workload

Problem solving skills

About the service :


Location: Hertfordshire

Number of beds: 50

Patient group: Male and female adults/young persons

Service provided: Acute/ CAMHS


Reference ID: 3613


For more information please call Brenda Little on 01216380567 or send CV

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