Ward Manager

Location
Cardiff
Salary
£40k per year
Posted
07 Jul 2017
Closes
04 Aug 2017
Ref
PRI14159
Contact
Priory Group
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Function
Manager
Job Type
Permanent

Providing quality, inspiring innovation and  delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients with mental health difficulties to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.

Ty Catrin is a low secure mental illness and personality disorder service for men and women who require a medium-term placement and recovery-orientated specialist treatment in order to progress on their care pathway towards rehabilitation care.

The facility is split into six wards along with semi-independent flats onsite. The ward breakdown is as follows:

Heath - 3 bedded locked rehabilitation ward for women with mental illness and personality disorder
Roath - 8 bedded low secure ward for men with mental illness and personality disorder
Sophia - 8 bedded low secure ward for women with mental illness and personality disorder
Trelai - 4 bedded low secure ward for women with mental illness and personality disorder
Victoria- 11 bedded low secure ward for women with mental illness and personality disorder
Bute Ward - 11 bedded low secure ward for men with mental illness and personality disorder

Brief Outline of the Role

To provide a high profile, visible operational/clinical  leadership to the ward nursing team. To promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors. To ensure that standards of patient care are maintained at all times within the parameters of operational  policies and governing legislation.

Skills/Knowledge
  • Personal learning and development.
  • Evidence based practice.
  • Values based practice.
  • Patient centred care.
  • Team player.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Flexible.
  • Leadership skills
  • Management of people skills
  • Administrative, planning and organisational skills
  • Evaluation, quality assurance
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Health Care business
  • Awareness of interdepartmental working
  • A knowledge of the organizational policies and procedures
  • Report writing
Qualifications
  • RMN/RMNH/RNLD
Experience
  • Significant Experience within a forensic setting within a leadership/management capacity.
  • Relevant sufficient post registration experience.
  • Relevant experience in a similar environment.
  • Proven track record of leadership and management skills.
Benefits:
  • Staff Pension Scheme
  • Staff Healthcare Scheme
  • Life Assurance Plan        
  • Free Meals on Duty
About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.