Ward Manager/Deputy Ward Manager RMN

Service Care Solutions Mental Health
Up to £10,000
01 Dec 2020
07 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Nurse Ward Manager and Deputy Nurse Ward Manager to join a private mental health hospital in Chelmsford!


*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate that is referred*

Deputy Ward Manager Temporary pay rate:
*Week Days: £25ph ltd
*Nights & Saturdays: £27ph ltd
*Sundays & Bank Holidays: £28ph ltd

Ward Manager Temporary pay rate:
*Week Days: £28ph ltd
*Nights & Saturdays: £30ph ltd
*Sundays & Bank Holidays: £31ph ltd

Hours and length of contract:
*Ward Manager (Eating Disorder & CAMHS Units)
oMonday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00
*Deputy Ward Manager (CAMHS & Mixed Acute Unit)
o3 shifts for 3 weeks (34.5 hours per week)
o4 shifts on the 4th week (46 hours)
oDay shifts 0730 - 2000
oNight shifts 1930-0800.
*The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP with an initial 3-month contract length, potentially the opportunity to be considered on a permanent basis.

Daily Duties
The hospital support mental health difficulties such as: anxiety, OCD, panic disorder, phobias, autism spectrum disorders, eating disorders, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, self-harm, ADHD and sleep problems.

Nursing responsibilities will include:
*Managing a caseload of service users to assist in specialist assessments and evidence based interventions such as CBT
*Assess and manage risk, review progress and provide documentation and reports
Deputy/Ward Manager responsibilities will include:
*Supervise team members and contribute to their overall CPD, mandatory training and appraisal process recognising the skills required across the team
*Apply relevant policies and statutory requirements within the ward and hospital framework of governance and communicate requirements to the wider team
*Contributes to the process of collaboratively assessing and acting on risks of harm, danger and abuse
*To lead, co-ordinate and support the ward based team
*Independently assess the patient's needs, identify their goals and work with the patient and family towards achieving them
*Participate in clinical supervision
*Initiate and manage change effectively
*Ensure the ward environment is risk managed and that infection control is pro-actively managed
*Deputise for the Ward manager as required (Deputy Ward Manager)

Permanent Benefits:
*Excellent salary
*Many benefits in line with the NHS
*Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
*Free on-site parking
*Enhanced maternity pay
*Access to development opportunities including:
oSponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
oImproved CPD application & panel process
oLeadership & management development
oSupport with your Revalidation
oNMC Payment in full
oLong service award
*Benefits portal including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc.

Competitive Salary offers opportunity for applicants to work within an independent hospital which specialised in caring and managing adults and adolescents with a range of mental health problems, situated within three acres of beautiful landscaped grounds.

Person specification:
The applicant must be DBS cleared for the position advertised and have previous experience in the field.
If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on or send across your CV directly to