Ward Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£35,159- £ 46,837 pa
18 Jun 2014
10 Jul 2014
Job Type

Ward Manager

Band 7

Based: Acute Inpatient Services, London

Ref: 333-AC-1803

Salary: £35,159- £ 46,837 pa inc

This is mental health nursing at its most acute. For a career minded individual, this affords the successful applicant the opportunity to show leadership and management skills in a tough working environment.

You will have specific responsibility for managing the day to day functioning of the ward, providing a dynamic leadership role for the ward team. At all times you will need to ensure that the needs of service users are at the centre of the ward philosophy.

You will need to be a Registered Mental Health Nurse or have other professional qualification such as Psychology, Occupational Therapy and Social Work as well as holding a Mentorship Qualification such as Slice Achieved. You must also be HCPC registered.

Experience of managing other staff will be vital along with previous work within an MDT and you will need at least 5 years post registration experience (at least 2 years at a F-grade/Band 6 or above) and a minimum of 3 years in an acute/PICU inpatient setting. You must also have wide ranging experience of the care of mentally ill people in an acute setting.

Acute services is part of Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust.  CNWL is one of the largest trusts in the UK, caring for people with a wide range of physical and mental health needs. We provide healthcare to a third of London, Milton Keynes and parts of Kent, Surrey and Hampshire.

 If you are passionate and dedicated in helping people improve their health and wellbeing and would be like to be a part of our exciting and forward thinking Trust please click on the apply now button