Ward Manager

Location

 Northampton

 Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£36,000 - £40,000 per annum DOE

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk

The service provides highly specialised neuro-behavioural rehabilitation for men and women aged 18 years and older, with an acquired brain injury, including traumatic brain injury and strokes.

The rehabilitation programme is particularly aimed at helping people who have experienced cognitive, behavioural and emotional changes as a consequence of brain injury to ensure they can access all areas of rehabilitation.

The site, set in a quiet village in peaceful countryside, includes an attractive, historic and purpose-fitted cottage, a flat and a studio flat.

We also have two community houses situated in Kingsley just outside of Northampton.

The split consists of:

This established care pathway of 26 beds enables people with acquired brain injury to maximise their independence at any stage of their post-acute recovery journey

Staffs are provided with a comprehensive induction and ongoing training package to ensure they are equipped to deliver the highest standards of neurobehavioural rehabilitation

To Provide Clinical Management and Leadership of the full nursing team on the Ward, this includes being a highly visible role model and mentor to the nursing team.

The post-holder has responsibility for overseeing and maintaining the highest standards of nursing care.

The role will act as a senior clinical member of the team, providing advice and support from a nursing perspective and oversee and hold responsibility for the ward environment and its resources.

Knowledge/Education/Skills:

• Be currently registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council as a first level nurse, with at least 2 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity.

• Appropriate registration required for the ward - Mental Health or General for ABI wards; with at least 2 years post-registration experience working on ABI wards

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

• Trained and current Mentor.

• Computer literate.

 

Experience:

• Have been a registered nurse, 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 staff

 

Responsibility

The post-holder is responsibility for the leadership in a Ward area, in particular that of Nursing staff, but also contributes to the effective working of the Multi-Disciplinary team; The post-holder is also a member of the hospital leadership team

 To be considered for this excellent opportunity you must be Registered Nurse.

 

Reference ID: 3303

 For more information please call Brenda Little on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to contact@jupiterrecruitment.co.uk

 

 




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