Ward Manager - Nightingale

Location
Royston
Salary
£44,140.59 - 44,140.59 per year
Posted
07 Sep 2018
Closes
05 Oct 2018
Ref
PRI22423-658
Contact
Amore .
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Function
Manager
Job Type
Permanent
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.  

Kneesworth House is a 155 bed mental health hospital situated in Cambridgeshire (on the borders of Hertfordshire) with good commuting access to / from London. The hospital has a full pathway of care including medium secure, low secure, locked rehabilitation and open recovery wards  situated across the site.

The postholder will be based initially on Nightingale Ward which is a 17 bedded Locked Rehabilitation Ward which embodies the recovery principles to support service users to regain and enhance strengths to work towards a life outside of hospital.

To provide clincial care and leadership of the nursing and multidisciplinary teams, this includes visibility and role modelling to the nursing team. The post holder will have responsibility for overseeing and maintaining the highest standards of clincial care. The role will act as a senior clinical member of the team, providing advice, support and direction from a nursing perspective and oversee and hold responsibility for the ward environment, staffing and resources.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

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.

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