Deputy Ward Manager - Adult Acute Services

Deputy Ward Manager - Adult Acute Services - 


Wadhurst, East Sussex


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Up to £34,375 per annum


37.5 hrs p/wk


 We are seeking a full time Deputy Ward Manager to work in our Adult Acute services.

 The successful candidate will support the Ward Manager to manage the ward and it's resources taking appropriate action to ensure that standards of care are exceptional.

You will be responsible for ensuring care plans reflect the needs of patients and that your staff receive timely clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD and complete mandatory training.

If you are seeking a new leadership experience where you can really influence the care of adults experiencing acute mental health and distress - come and talk to us.  our client have 2 adult acute services, where their offer comprehensive inpatient and specialist mental health services for both male and female adults.

The hospital is currently undergoing expansion, and there are also plenty of opportunities to learn and develop skills and knowledge of other services. 

 The Adult Acute nursing team work closely with our established mental health professionals including consultant psychiatrists, doctors and the committed therapy team.

You will have the support of our excellent health care assistants.

SMT will listen to your thoughts and ideas and you have the opportunity to be really involved with and to influence  the future direction of our Adult Acute services.

You will provide senior nursing leadership to the ward nursing team.

You will therefore act as a visible role model to promote a culture of learning development and team vision.

 We are seeking applicants with:

  • RMN/LD Qualification
  • Current NMC registration
  • Nurses who are looking at their next stage of career progression
  • Willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training
  • Computer literate - you are responsible for organising rotas




·       Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum

  • Moving less than 100 miles up to £2,000 If more than 100 miles up to £4,000To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves
  • Payment into the pension scheme
  • CPD top up
  • Donation to a charity of their choice


Reference ID: 3422

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

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