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Deputy Ward Manager

An exciting job opportunity has just arisen for a committed Deputy Ward Manager to work with one of the UK’s leading health care providers.

You will be working in a highly reputable service within the Surrey area.


This specialist hospital provides treatment programmes for people suffering with addictions, depression, anxiety, stress and bipolar disorder.


As a Deputy Ward Manager your day to day duties include:

·         Work as a Senior Nurse in a Ward or equivalent area ensuring a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, their families and visitors.

·         Applies relevant policies and statutory requirements within the ward and hospital framework of governance and communicates requirements to the wider team.

·         Ensures that risk is assessed and managed across the immediate and wider working environment and those statutory requirements are met.

·         Respects and applies the requirements of equality and diversity, promoting and role modelling these across the team.

·         Identifies deficits in skill mix and safe staffing levels and acts to address these.

·         Supervises a defined group of team members and contributes to their overall CPD, mandatory training and appraisal process recognising the skills required across the team.

·         Acts as a role model to promote a culture of learning development, inquiry and a team vision.

·         Implements, monitors and evaluates therapeutic interventions within an overall care programme, enabling people with mental health and or learning disability needs to develop coping strategies.

·         Actively supports and contributes to effective Multi Disciplinary Working

·         Engages in collaborative problem solving, supporting and encouraging clients to take ownership of issues, identify problems and to develop solutions to them based on their own needs and preferences.

·         Contributes to the process of collaboratively assessing and acting on risks of harm, danger and abuse.


An ideal Deputy Ward Manager should be a hardworking, confident individual and must have these skills as they are beneficial for this position:

·         RMN/LD Qualification

·         Current NMC registration

·         Nurses who are looking at their next stage of career progression

·         Willingness to complete further clinical, managerial and leadership training

·         Computer literate - you are responsible for organising rotas


The successful Deputy Ward Manager will receive an excellent salary of £32,000.

This exciting position is for 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Care first – Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • Personal health insurance
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Voluntary Benefit


To be considered for this position you must be qualified as an RMN with a current active NMC Pin

Reference ID: 3709

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: £32,000 per annum
  • Location: Woking, Surrey
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Peter Fit
  • Tel: 0121 638 0567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 3709
  • Posted: 2020-07-07 15:31:04 -

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