Premier Recruitment has the privilege to work on behalf of his great client in healthcare sector. We are currently recruiting for experienced and forward thinking Ward Manager.
You will be responsible to provide Clinical Management and Leadership ward team, this includes being a highly visible role model and mentor.The post-holder has responsibility for overseeing and maintaining the highest standards of care. The role will act as a senior clinical member of the team, providing advice and support as well as overseeing and hold responsibility for the ward environment and its resources.
Our client hospital comprises 2 Acute Adult Mental Health wards and 2 PICU’s which are provided in partnership with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.
The post holder will work with the Director of Nursing to promote a culture that fosters staff involvement and a progressive attitude to service improvement. The successful applicant will take operational and clinical day to day management responsibility of a ward, using quality monitoring and performance management systems to ensure the effective delivery of contract activity and quality to the required standards. The post holder will ensure that the care provided respects equality and diversity and is supportive of service users and their carers, – agreeing the best approach to meeting individuals’ needs.
Manages the ward and resources effectively, taking steps to ensure that appropriate staffing levels and skill mix of nursing experience and skills is in place including effective rota management, annual leave and training arrangements.
Has full oversight of the nursing staff rota and is the authorised individual to ensure rota management and eRostering standards are maintained and are effective.
Ensures that all members of the nursing team receive clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD requirements and complete mandatory training.
Addresses shortfalls in development and ensures that training and performance issues are addressed.
Recognises and rewards positive performance by the nursing staff, commensurate with their roles and responsibilities.
Acts as a highly visible role model, mentor and leader, creating a culture that promotes learning, development, inquiry and professionalism, celebrates achievements and shares learning to the benefit of the ward, hospital and wider division.
Disseminates implements and monitors compliance with relevant policies and statutory requirements of the hospital, division and group.
Takes appropriate action to ensure that the standard of care that patients receive is of the highest standard.
Ensures that all patients have clear current care plans that reflect their personalised needs, and are evidence based and ensures that family members and carers are suitable engaged based on the needs and wants of the patient.
We are looking for:
Caring and creative individuals who have a positive approach to work and a strong multi-disciplinary team-working ethic.
Candidates who are experienced in the provision of safe and professional care; have a good awareness of risk management and an in-depth knowledge of the Mental Health Act.
Candidates with excellent communication skills and attention to detail in clinical documentation and all correspondence.
What we are offering:
A supportive working environment with plenty of opportunities to learn and grow both personally and professionally.
An opportunity to teach and mentor junior staff and students and to receive training and development in response to your own professional needs
An opportunity to influence and develop an outstanding PICU service and care pathway.
Knowledge / Education / Skills
Be currently registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council as a first level nurse or with the Health Care Professions Council
At least 2 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity within a relevant care setting.
Appropriate registration or experience required for the ward
Willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training and development relevant to your area of practice in management and leadership.
Trained and current Mentor/Assessor.
Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) with an active, NMC PIN Registration.
Have been a registered practitioner, working in clinical settings that are relevant to the post
Evidence of continuing professional development
Experience of clinical audit and/ or service improvement based on evidence desirable
Experience of working in an environment that requires the ability to manage multiple priorities
Has been a supervisor of nursing staff
Interested in the role? Please contact Tom Kurczab at Premier Recruitment (S.E)