Deputy Ward Manager Band 6, Neuropsychiatry Service

£27401 - £36516 per annum, Benefits: inclusive of St Andrew's Clinical Allowance
27 Jun 2014
25 Jul 2014
Cara McGuigan
Job Type
St Andrew`s is the UK`s leading charitable provider of Specialist mental healthcare. Unlike traditional independent providers we have no shareholders. As a charity we are in the unique providers we have no shareholders. As a charity we are in the unique position to reinvest our surpluses into cutting-edge specialist services, state-of-the-art facilities and developing experienced dedicated staff.

The Neuropsychiatry Service offers care, treatment and rehabilitation for young people, adults and older adults with challenging behaviour and complex needs that is recognised for being at the forefront of innovative service developments, for its excellence in service delivery and rehabilitation practice and for its ability to manage and reduce aggressive behaviour.

The successful applicant will support the Ward Manager to provide quality care for individuals with acquired brain injury and other complex neurological conditions. As a key member of the team you should possess good interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal), and be able to lead and motivate others within the team. You should also be willing to work flexibly within a team. In return you will have the opportunity to join a great team working in a rewarding environment within the Neuropsychiatry Service.

Applications are invited from motivated, registered professionals who should demonstrate the following attributes:

Desirable to have experience of working in a secure environment and evidence of team
management and budget control
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Evidence of continuing professional development
Experience of initiating and developing good practice within a clinical setting
Demonstrate a clear understanding of the workings/function of a multidisciplinary team
Experience in working with challenging behaviours and developing strategies in dealing with
these issues

In order to apply, and view the job description and person specification please visit our website [1]

Applying via this website will take you to the vacancy on the St Andrew\'s website. You will need to complete our online application form and attach your CV in order to be considered for this role.

Closing date for applications: 11th July 2014 - For more information please contact Louise Smith on 01604 616698 or Joe Duncanson on 01604 616154.

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. Please quote the relevant reference number on all correspondence relating to these vacancies. We do welcome your application, however, even if you meet the minimum criteria for this role, you are not guaranteed an interview.

“Safeguarding of staff and patients is core business for St Andrew`s. All our staff have a
responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.”

St Andrew`s is an equal opportunities employer. Registered Charity No 1104951