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Ward Manager

  • Job reference: WM.100
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: At Service Care Solutions we are looking for a ward manager to work within a well renowned mental health service provider based in Milton Keynes. You will be working in a low and medium secure service leading a highly experienced team to deliver top class care in a very challenging environment.
Salary negotiable with benefits
The right candidate would be expected to be able to undertake the below:
*Participate fully with the multidisciplinary team and undertake direct Service User care.
*Manage and direct the delivery of clinical services within a ward or unit, ensuring it complies with statutory regulations, current legislation and meets quality standards.
*To promote, monitor and implement standards for Service User care within the ward/unit environment, evaluating through clinical governance and audit.
*Ensure all CPA, risk assessment, HONOS/HoNOSCA and other agreed outcome measures are an integral part of the Service Users care and that it is monitored and updated on a regular basis.
*Develop and lead regular Service User feedback mechanisms e.g. satisfaction surveys, outcome studies, community meetings and Service User forums.
*Ensure all Service User data is entered on time within the appropriate database.
*Provide information as requested to the SMT or Central staff for Quality data collection.
*Leads implementation of new services within own ward/site, sharing best practice with other sites in the region.
*To achieve objectives set for the ward, which will contribute to successfully completing overall site aims.
*Managerial responsibility for a team of clinical staff undertaking a variety of roles at different levels, to ensure Service User safety and appropriate staffing levels.
*Delegated authority to certify documents or purchase orders, and for the care, security and maintenance of equipment, drugs and other consumables on the ward/department
*Shared responsibility for the confidentiality, security and accuracy of Service User records, data and information. Ensuring good quality Service User documentation, which meets the Regulatory guidelines and statutory requirements.
*Facilitate clinical supervision for the clinical team.

If interested and you believe you have the necessary skills and experience, please apply to Chris Wheeler at Service Care Solutions calling me on 01772 208 962 now or email with your updated CV