Deputy Ward Manager

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Deputy Ward Manager to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Wellington, Somerset area.

As the Deputy Ward Manager you will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers


This special hospital provides care to men and women with mental health conditions in a modern and purpose-built hospital with low and medium secure environments


As the Deputy Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:

·         Managing and training of junior and nurse staff

·         Working alongside the senior Nurse to manage the on call service.

·         Effective strategic resource management

·         Supporting the implementation of local Clinical Governance Strategy

·         Satisfactory completion of objectives as agreed at appraisal and monthly supervision

·         Satisfactory fulfilment of core competencies

·         Serious incident reviews and implementation of recommendations

·         Demonstrates clear application of continuing professional development portfolio

·         Ward Budget Management

·         Providing strong and robust leadership in the clinical environment using the core skills of facilitation, negotiation, conflict resolution, teaching and delegation

·         Facilitates delivery of practice and support supervision

·         Actively contributing to the Nursing Service Agreement, departmental Risk Matrix and action plan and monitoring their implementation

·         To participate and take on active lead in organisational clinical and nursing audit programmes

·         Participating in and taking an active lead in organisational clinical and nursing audit programmes

·         Developing a coaching culture within the clinical environment

·         Manage the achievements and maintenance of the Care Standards Act


An ideal Deputy Ward Manager must have these skills and experience as they are beneficial for this position:

·         Personal learning and development

·         Evidence based practice

·         Values based practice

·         Service user centred care

·         Team player

·         Self-motivated

·         Leadership skills

·         Management of people skills

·         Autistic Spectrum Disorder & Learning Disorder experience

·         Experience within a leadership/management capacity

·         Experience of working in a CAMHS setting

·         Relevant sufficient post registration experience


The successful Deputy Ward Manager will receive an excellent salary of £40,000 per annum.

This is a Full Time role and in return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

·         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


To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Nurse either RMN or RNLD with a current active NMC Pin

Reference ID: 4165

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Peter Fit on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £40,000 per annum
  • Location: Wellington, Somerset
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Peter Fit
  • Tel: 0121 638 0567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 4165
  • Posted: 2020-06-19 11:49:26 -

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