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Ward Manager (Male LSU)

  • Job reference: WMHook
  • Location: Hook, Hampshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Attention RMN'S and Ward Managers! Service Care Solutions are recruiting for an experienced ward manager to work at a mental health hospital based in Hook. The hospital aims to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities and encourage them to achieve their potential of safe living in the least restrictive environment. The role consists of a 37.5 hour week.

The Main Duties are as follows:
Primary nurse responsibility for an allocated caseload of patients.
To plan and implement nursing care of individual patients paying particular attention to areas of nursing risk management.
Will work 60% super numerary and 40% in the staffing numbers.
To attend clinical team meetings and CPA reviews, actively participating in Multi-Disciplinary assessment and treatment planning.
To assist in the co-ordination of nursing activity over a 24-hour period to include adequate rostering, grade and skill mix provision.
To attend department/ward meetings as directed. To actively participate in the planning of service developments.
To work closely with the Director of Clinical Services, accepting joint responsibility for nursing operations.
To deputise for the Director of Clinical Services in his or her absence.
To provide supervision of staff, and development of nursing interventions within the unit to improve quality.
To promote understanding of Clinical governance within the ward nursing team.
To promote understanding of and engagement in the principals of Recovery.
You will be required to work a 60/40 split.

Benefits:
* Competitive salary
* 25 days' annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
* Extra Service Annual leave awards
* Career development - progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
* A contributory pension scheme
* An employee assistance programme
* Free meals/refreshments when on duty
* Free car parking
* Sign on bonus
£1000 on joining
£1000 after 6m probation
£1000 after 1 year service
£1000 after 2 years' service
£1000 after 3 years' service
Total = £5000 over 3 years

For more information please call 01772208962 or email isaac.swinney@servicecare.org.uk