Acting Ward Manager
Llanarth Court Hospital is a 114 bedded forensic hospital providing a secure environment consisiting of medium, low and open rehabilitation settings for men and women with mental illness and or personality disorder
We are currently recruiting for a full time Acting Ward Manager to cover Maternity Leave for 9 months.
You will be expected to either have or be prepared to develop skills to work with patients with mental illness/personality disorder. To have 24 hour responsibility of a unit specialising in male patients with a personality disorder within a forensic psychiatric hospital . To manage a staff team , be an integral part of the multi disciplinary team and to ensure high standard of care is delivered. You must be able to communicate with external professionals including family members, commissioners and regulatory bodies and be a positive role model for the organisation.You will be expected to maintain a high level of professional support and participate in a managerial role to ensure the hopsital is adequately supported You will need to be a positive role model to staff working with challenging patients.We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:
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.