Acting Ward Manager

Location
Monmouthshire
Salary
£41,314 per year
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
01 Oct 2019
Ref
PRI30834-697
Contact
Amore .
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Function
Forensic nurse
Job Type
Contract

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 a secondment  for 6 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 hospital is adequately supported You will need to be a positive role model to staff working with challenging patients.

 

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants.