Deputy Ward Manager - Brighton and Hove

  • Job Reference: 147996319-2
  • Date Posted: 25 March 2020
  • Recruiter: Elysium Healthcare
  • Location: Hove, Sussex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: ,
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

If you care for others without a second thought and are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then take your care to next level by joining the team as a Deputy Ward Manager.
As a Deputy Ward Manager you will have previous experience in a similar setting as a nurse, and have excellent knowledge in healthcare and managing people. You will be leading the nursing team and coordinating the wards, ensuring procedures are being followed and a safe environment is maintained.
You will have the responsibility of organising shifts, on call rotas and managing the ward budgets. You will be an integral member of the team, offering your peers on-going guidance and training to ensure they have the necessary support system and skillset.
Your Responsibilities:
  • Managing and training of junior and nurse staff.
  • Working alongside the senior Nurse to manage the on call service.
  • Effective strategic resource management.
  • Supporting the implementation of local Clinical Governance Strategy.
  • Satisfactory completion of objectives as agreed at appraisal and monthly supervision.
  • Satisfactory fulfilment of core competencies.
  • Serious incident reviews and implementation of recommendations.
  • Demonstrates clear application of continuing professional development portfolio.
  • Ward Budget Management.
  • Providing strong and robust leadership in the clinical environment using the core skills of facilitation, negotiation, conflict resolution, teaching and delegation.
  • Facilitates delivery of practice and support supervision
  • Actively contributing to the Nursing Service Agreement, departmental Risk Matrix and action plan and monitoring their implementation
  • To participate and take on active lead in organisational clinical and nursing audit programmes
  • Participating in and taking an active lead in organisational clinical and nursing audit programmes
  • Developing a coaching culture within the clinical environment
  • Manage the achievements and maintenance of the Care Standards Act.
To be successful in this role, you will:
  • RMN/RMNH/RNLD/RN/RNC Qualification
  • Personal learning and development.
  • Evidence based practice.
  • Values based practice.
  • Service user centred care.
  • Team player.
  • Self-motivated
  • Leadership skills.
  • Management of people skills.
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder & Learning Disorder experience
  • Experience within a leadership/management capacity.
  • Experience of working in a CAMHS setting
  • Relevant sufficient post registration experience.
Where you will be working
Location: 14-18 New Church Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 4FH
Working at Brighton & Hove Clinic, you will join the team that provides psychiatric services, outpatient therapies and day care programmes for adults and young people who are experiencing difficulties with their life circumstances.
The outpatient programme provides 1:1 therapy for people experiencing a wide range of psychological disorders or for those simply having difficulties with their life circumstances. The service provides treatment of a range of conditions such as psychiatric and psychological disorders and,eating disorders
The Child and Adolescent outpatient clinic is for young people between the ages of 7 to 18 years, providing treatment for a wide range conditions to help them manage any mental health issues whilst maintaining as comfortable and confident lifestyle.
The service operates 24/7. You will work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights. Standard shifts are 12 hours a day, working 3 days one week, 4 days the next.
What you will get
  • Annual salary of £306000 - £39,000 per annum depending on experience
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.
About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.
Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.
With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.