Ward Manager - CAMHs and/or Adult Acute (tier 4)
Centrally located within easy access of the Medway Towns, Tunbridge Wells, Hastings, Ashford and Maidstone and set within acres of beautiful gardens is The Priory Hospital, Ticehurst House. If you are seeking a new leadership experience where you can really influence the care of our young patients - come and talk to us. We have 2 CAMHS wards, Tier 4 and HDU where we offer comprehensive inpatient and specialist mental health services for young people aged 12 to 18.
We are seeking a full time Ward Manager to work on our Tier 4 CAMHS ward and/or our Adult Acute ward. The successful candidate will 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.
The CAMHS 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 CAMHS 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, inquiry and team vision.
We are seeking applicants with:
- RMN Qualification
- Current NMC registration
- 2 years experience in a supervisory capacity
- Current training in mentorship
- Willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training
- Computer literate - you are responsible for e rosters
As a member of the leadership team your communication skills and motivation to strive for excellence yourself and via others will shine through.We offer:
A competitive salary plus generous enhancements, many benefits in line with the NHS, flexible Priory Group benefits including company pension scheme, Continuous professional and independent development, mentorship and supervision. In addition to annual leave which increases along with your service you have a day off on your birthday. You will never have to search for a parking space and can enjoy lunchtimes with your colleagues in the highly subsidised staff restaurant.
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.