Ward Manager - (Adult)
Priory Group is the UK’S leading independent provider of mental health care and education services. We have an outstanding reputation both for the service we deliver and for the investment we make in our people and in our environment.
The Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal is a specialist provider of complex mental health services, providing clinical excellence in our eating disorders, CAMHS, acute, PICU and services.
Set within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment of the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults. The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for service users with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community.
The opportunity has arisen to join our hospital team as Ward Manager in one of the Adult Wards, The role involves: the co-ordination of integrated and holistic patient care, promoting the delivery of high quality nursing care and maintaining a safe clinical environment; responsibility for staffing, rota management, quality improvement objectives and being part of the on-call rota; working as part of the multidisciplinary team, undertaking direct patient care where necessary and ensuring the ward complies with statutory regulations, current legislation and meets quality standards. Your time will be split between working "on the floor" with the patient and supernumerary time to complete your management responsibilities.
The successful candidate will have proven experience of working within either a secure setting or a PICU setting ideally. You will be responsible for the clinical direction of the service, providing clinical supervision for the ward team and implementing best practice. The successful applicant will participate fully with the clinical team and support changes within the service.
The post holder must be experienced in delivering and receiving supervision. Excellent leadership skills with the ability to be able to assess and prioritise clinical situations. The management of effective communication between medical and nursing staff both verbal and written is a key element of this role.
If you fulfil the following criteria we look forward to receiving your application:
RNLD / RMN Qualification
Extensive clinical experience
Experience at Deputy Ward Manager level or equivalent
Evidence of post registration qualification / ongoing learning
Excellent organisational, decision making and communication skills
A flexible and strong "can do" attitudeAbout 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.