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In this role you will take overall responsibility for one of the Low or Medium Secure wards ensuring high quality standards of care with a key focus on healthcare governance, bed occupancy, cost control and management of human resources. This will be achieved through visible leadership, ensuring a high profile and presence on the ward.
With substantial experience of working in mental health or learning disability services, at ward manager level or similar, you will have budget management experience and knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation. Experience of working in a secure environment is preferred.
You will have excellent communication, leadership and people management skills, as well as the ability to lead and motivate others within the team. You will join our expert, Clinical team, which provides opportunities for teaching, mentoring and coaching. There will also be extensive opportunities for continuing professional development and training, and career progression within a leading Charity.
IN ORDER TO APPLY, AND VIEW THE JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.STAH.ORG/CAREERS 
CLOSING DATE: SUNDAY 12TH JANUARY 2014 WITH INTERVIEWS TAKING PLACE LATE JANUARY 2014
All positions within St Andrew`s are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check. Unless specifically commissioned in advance, St Andrew`s will not consider applications submitted by or through agencies. We do welcome your application; however, even if you meet the minimum criteria for this role, you are not guaranteed an interview.
St Andrew`s is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No 1104951