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Delivering World Class Care in a World Class City
CNWL is one of the largest Trusts in London offering a wide range of health and social care services across twelve borough’s. The Trust has over 5,000 employees serving more than 100 sites. We care for people with mental health problems, addictions and learning disabilities.
• AfC Band 7
Exciting and challenging opportunities have arisen to join our established teams at The Riverside Centre and The Gordon. We are seeking highly motivated, enthusiastic and clinically confident Ward Managers.
You will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with five years’ post-registration experience, at least two years’ experience of managing people and with a proven background in mental health inpatient care. Ideally you will need to be educated to degree/masters level or working towards this and have completed a mentorship qualification. You should have a genuine interest in working with acute mentally ill service users from aculturally diverse population. You will need to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be capable of problem solving and working well under pressure. You should have strong leadership skills, be able to co-ordinate the work of the team and provide supervision to junior colleagues. You will have the support of the Matron and extended MDT as well as time for reflective practice, supervision and CPD opportunities.
You will be committed to delivering the highest quality user-centred care in accordance with national and local initiatives and evidence-based practice. You should have sound skills and competencies in line with the job description and person specification.
Based: Riverside Centre, Hillingdon
x 2 posts • £34,811 - £44,508 pa incl
• Ref: 333-010-AC
One post is for our male only ward and theother for our female only ward within the Hillingdon Borough of the Trust’s Adult Inpatient Service Line. Crane Ward is an 18-bedded female only ward and is on the ground floor of the Riverside Centre in the grounds of the Hillingdon Hospital site, and Frays Ward is a 23-bedded male only ward.
Both wards offer inpatient care for formal andinformal admissions under the Mental Health Act (1983) for patients with acute or severe and enduring mental illness and aims to support their families/carers.
The key tasks for inpatient ward teams are to provide assessments and a range of medical, nursing, social and psychological interventions that are based on good practice, recovery model so that the patient can be discharged back home, or to an appropriate community setting as quickly as possible.
For further enquiries please contact
Helen Gibson, Matron or Col Te Aho.
Matron via Linda Holland, PA to
Acute Services Manager on 01895 891033
(Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm).
Based: The Gordon Hospital,
Westminster • £36,552 - £46,374pa incl • Ref: 333-009-AC
You will work within Westminster at the heartof the Trust’s Adult Inpatient Service Line. Gerrard Ward is the Triage ward for Westminster, taking admissions from all around the borough, initially to assess then decide on how to proceed.
The key tasks for inpatient ward teamsare to provide assessments and a range of medical, nursing, social and psychological interventions that are based on good practice, recovery model so that the patient can be discharged back home, or to an appropriate community setting as quickly as possible.
The Gordon Hospital is at the heart of Westminster. The hospital has recently undergone an extensive refurbishment programme, and now offers both clients and staff a modern, light, airy and welcoming feel.
Its central location means it is easily accessibleby all forms of public transport and has a wealth of amenities on hand.
For further enquiries please contact John Murtagh, Matron or Duncan Barton, Service Manager via Anne-Marie Webster, PA to Acute Services Manager on 0203 315 5505 (Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm).
Based: St Charles Hospital, Chelsea
• £ 36,552 - £46,374 pa incl • Fixed
term 12 Months • Ref: 333-013-AC
We are seeking a Ward Manager with at leastn five years’ experience within an acute mental health inpatient setting, at least two of which will have been at Band 6 level. You will be based on our 14-bedded adult male only PICU Nile Ward at St Charles Hospital, Chelsea.
You will have a passion and enthusiasm indelivering care and therapy as you lead your highly motivated multidisciplinary team of nursing staff and other professionals within a high quality evidence based practice.
You will have management responsibility forthe ward in accordance with the Trust’s policies and procedures, manage administrative and operational resources, evaluate the standard of service delivered and co-ordinate multidisciplinary working whilst maintaining excellent communication and working relationships with all team members and other services within the Trust.
For further information please contact Sheila Uprichard, Matron on 07815 534951 or Kate Ayres via Karlene Simms, PA to Service Manager/Deputy Service Director on 0203 315 6058 (Mon - Fri 9am to 5pm).
To apply for these posts, or for the Job Description and Person Specification, please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk and search the relevant job reference number.
Closing Date: 16 September 2012.
CNWL is actively committed to improving staff’s working lives and aims to be an equal opportunities employer. We also positively encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for any job within the Trust for which they meet the job specification.