Deputy Ward Manager

Location Dewsbury
Job-type Permanent
Salary £37000 per annum
Reference J335751
TTM Healthcare have partnered with a leading Mental Health provider who have opening a new service based in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire to recruit a Deputy Ward Manager to join their expanding team.

Set within a safe and therapeutic environment, the Hospital is a 32 bedded locked service split into two units each 16 beds per unit, supporting two different service user groups:

• Ward 1 - focuses upon the active rehabilitation of men with mental health issues. The emphasis is upon stabilising mental health, reducing risks and enhancing independent living skills, with a view to reintegration into the community.

• Ward 2 - supports men with dementia, and behaviours that challenge.

As a Deputy Ward Manager your role will include:
Primarily focused around the effective delivery of clinical care and working towards improving standards within the clinical areas of the service
Supervises a defined group of team members and contributes to their overall CPD, mandatory training and appraisal process recognising the skills required across the team.
You will also need to lead shifts as well as mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team
Monitor and review Nursing Care plans
Evaluate and respond to changes in patients' condition and needs
Provide a high standard of care to people with mental illness and personality disorder

Ideally, as a Deputy Ward Manager you would need the following experience:
Registered Nurse Qualification (RMN) with a Valid NMC PIN
If you are looking newly qualified looking for preceptorship - the relevant training and support would be provided
o be a team player
To be self-aware, seeking support and advice when required
Good listening and rapport building ability
To be able to organize and prioritise your time

Benefits as a Deputy Ward Manager will include:
Competitive salary - £37,000
25 days' annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
Payment into the pension scheme
Career development - progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
Free meals/refreshments when on duty
Flexible Benefits Packages
An employee assistance programme
Free car parking
CPD top up
Donation to a charity of their choice

To discuss the role in more detail please click apply alternatively call me directly on 0161 660 0292 ext 115.


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.