Deputy Ward Manager - Adult Acute Services

Expiring today

Location
Ticehurst
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Feb 2019
Closes
25 Mar 2019
Ref
PRI25608-45
Contact
Amore .
Nursing Field
Mental Health
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.  

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 adults experiencing acute mental health and distress - come and talk to us.  We have 2 adult acute services, where we  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. 

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.

 

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

 

As a member of the leadership team your communication skills and motivation to strive for excellence yourself and via others will shine through.

If you would like to discuss this role informally, please contact our Director of Clinical Services Colleen Fahy - colleenfahy@priorygroup.com

 

We offer:

A competitive salary plus generous enhancements of 20% for unsociable hours and evenings, 50% bank holidays, 30% overtime, flexible Priory Group benefits including company pension scheme, we fully encourage continuous professional and independent development including funding external training and qualifications, mentorship and supervision. Priory also offer a unique training scheme through our 'career pathways' programme. In addition to annual leave which increases along with your service you have a day off on your birthday. You can enjoy free onsite parking and lunchtimes with your colleagues in the highly subsidised staff restaurant.

 

  • Sign on bonus - £1500 Welcome to Priory - either a sign on bonus or an e-voucher code for the Priory Benefits portal to be redeemed on various items including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc
  • 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 £4,000
  • To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves
  • Payment into the pension scheme
  • CPD top up
  • Donation to a charity of their choice

 

 

 

 

 

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 d

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