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Deputy Ward Manager (RMN / RNLD)

Job reference: HQ00092669
£32000 - £36000 per annum
Learning Disability Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Learning Disability Nursing, Mental Health Nursing


This vacancy has now expired.

Sanctuary Health has a permanent job vacancy for a Deputy Ward Manager (Registered Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurse) to work full-time with a leading private healthcare provider in Hampshire. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of nursing and be registered with the NMC.

The salary for this permanent Deputy Ward Manager role is £32,000 - £36,000 per annum.

Job role:
- Works as Senior Nurse in a Ward or equivalent area ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, their families and visitors.
- Applies relevant policies and statutory requirements within the ward and hospital framework of governance and communicates requirements to the wider team.
- Ensures that risk is assessed and managed across the immediate and wider working environment and that statutory requirements are met.
- Respects and applies the requirements of equality and diversity, promoting and role modelling these across the team.
- Identifies deficits in skill mix and safe staffing levels and acts to address these.
- Supervises a defined group of team members and contributes to their overall CPD, mandatory training and appraisal process recognising the skills required across the team. This will also include addressing any performance issues that are below the expected standard.
- Acts as a role model to promote a culture of learning development, inquiry and a team vision.
- Implements, monitors and evaluates therapeutic interventions within an overall care programme, enabling people with mental health and or learning disability needs to develop coping strategies.
- Actively supports and contributes to effective Multi-Disciplinary working
- Engages in collaborative problem solving, supporting and encouraging clients to take ownership of issues, identify problems and to develop solutions to them based on their own needs and preferences.
- Contributes to the process of collaboratively assessing and acting on risks of harm, danger and abuse.
- Is named nurse for a small group of patients, acting as Associate nurse for colleagues when on duty, and is a regular shift leader.
- Provides Clinical Supervision to a group of defined nursing staff.
- Undertakes Lead roles for the ward, as agreed with the Ward manager.
- Deputises for the Ward manager as required.
- Adheres to all National, Company and local standards, policies and procedures.
- To promote understanding of Clinical governance within the ward nursing team.
- To promote understanding of and engagement in the principals of Recovery.

- 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.
- £1,500 e-voucher code for The Priory Benefits portal to be redeemed on various items including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc.
- Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum; Moving less than 100 miles up to £2,000, If more than 100 miles up to £4,000. To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves.
- Payment into the pension scheme
- CPD top up
- Donation to a charity of their choice

Requirements of the Deputy Ward Manager:
- You will be a registered nurse and will have a valid NMC pin.
- A genuine commitment to adhering to the NMC Codes of Conduct and expanding your professional development.

Apply today:
This Deputy Ward Manager role is advertised by Victor Rosado; if you are interested in this position please click below to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.

Reasonable Adjustments:
If you consider yourself to have a disability or require any reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process or within the workplace, please highlight this at the earliest opportunity. With this information, we will provide appropriate support to you throughout the process and into your work placement.

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