Ward Manager - Birmingham

Per annum
11 Apr 2012
29 Apr 2012
Job Type

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 position to reinvest our surpluses into cutting-edge specialist services, state-of-the-art facilities and developing experienced dedicated staff.

 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.

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