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 Deputy Clinical Unit Manager


Whether you are a ward manager or experienced nurse from the (NHS or private care) looking for the next step in your career within a highly specialised CAMHS Eating Disorder service, then this Deputy Clinical Unit Manager position at Rhodes Wood Children’s hospital in Hatfield could be just what you’re looking for.

You will be working to provide round the clock support and interventions to young people on the ward, ensuring that nursing teams are constantly providing on-going assessment, treatment, support, and risk management.

Our young people are at the centre of the care we provide, and the Clinical Unit Manager will ensure that holistically by a truly multi-professional clinical team work collaboratively with the young person, their family, friends, and other partner organisations.

You will provide clinical management and leadership to the ward team; acting as a role model within the service to foster a culture of professional development and excellent standards of care, promote positive team building and set priorities, objectives, and goals.

This role will see you:

  • Ensure appropriate staffing levels and skill mix with effective rota management, annual leave, and training arrangements
  • Identify shortfalls in development to ensure high performance through ongoing training of your staff
  • Ensure all young people have clear and current care plans are evidence-based that reflect their personalised needs and include engagement from family members and carers
  • Developing and maintaining strong and effective working relationships with all clinical and non-clinical colleagues7

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • Current registration with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • At least 2 years; experience in a supervisory capacity within a relevant care setting (ideally CAMHS)
  • To be highly organised and a manager who completes
  • A strong desire for change and innovation with strong communication and interpersonal skills

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £39,000-£43,000 DOE
  • Welcome bonus of £5,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

Where you will be working:

Location: Rhodes Wood Hospital. Shepherds Way, Hatfield AL9 6NN

Join the vibrant team at Rhodes Wood Hospital, a specialist CAMHS Eating Disorder service with 3 wards, which empowers recovery in a fast-paced, challenging, and fun environment for children and young people aged 8-18 years with eating disorders.

With a new Hospital Director appointed, Rhodes Wood is working through a programme to continually innovate, improve and deliver excellent care to our young people and a rewarding experience for employees.

You will support a warm and nurturing environment, allowing for the understanding of symptoms, patterns, and origins of psychological distress, and will actively encourage children to personalise bedroom spaces to make these feel like a home from home.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.



 Deputy Clinical Unit Manager

Elysium Healthcare
Rhodes Wood Hospital. Shepherds Way, Hatfield AL9 6NN
Annual salary of £39,000-£43,000 DOE Welcome bonus of £5,000

Published on 21 Feb 2024

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