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Ward Manager - Leicester

  • Job reference: AS449
  • Location: Leicestershire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
Job description: Hi All,

Service care solutions are recruiting a Ward Manager for a Service within Leicester which focus's on Providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at the service. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

the service provides specialist neurobehavioural rehabilitation for people with an acquired brain injury, including traumatic brain injury and stroke or a progressive neurological condition to reduce challenging behaviour and optimise functional skills. The service is a 50 bedded inpatient rehabilitation service, across three units and patients are supported to maximise their level of independence. A variety of care pathways can be offered, including intensive or slower stream neurobehavioural rehabilitation which can optimize patients living in the least restrictive setting. As part of the intensive neurorehabilitation provided on-site at the service, there is a large emphasis placed upon community rehabilitation in order to prepare the patient to move back to their local area as independently as is possible. The service is situated in the historic town of Melton Mowbray, a thriving market town. Here patients can access local amenities such as a leisure centre, cinema, shops, restaurants and cafés to support their full rehabilitation programme. The TDT includes full time Neuropsychologists, Psychiatrists. Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapist, Speech and Language Therapists, Social Work along with Qualified Nurses and Rehabilitation Assistants. Outcome measures are routinely collected and individual's progress tracked.

the service boasts a range of facilities utilised by the TDT and patients as they work through their specialist individual rehabilitation plan.

The role
The service is looking for a Ward Manager to provide visible leadership and effective management of a high quality evidenced based nursing care as part of a trans-disciplinary team within a neuro psychiatry environment.