Ward Manager

An exciting job opportunity has arisen for a committed Ward Manager to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Attleborough, Norfolk area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers


This hospital is a large bedded mental health centre which provides care to adolescents and young adults, aged 12 upwards, who have complex needs, including acute mental illness and developmental disorders


As the Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:

·         Being a clear leader for the Nursing team and managing shifts

·         Providing high quality care for adult patient

·         Developing therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement.

·         Following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice

·         Contributing to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress

·         Mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team

·         Promoting professional development within the team

·         To develop a culture of learning from lessons on the ward and encourage delivery of a professional service

·         To lead the team by being a positive role model in all aspects of the work

·         To ensure care and treatment is delivered in collaboration with the patient and carer

·         To provide direction, support and guidance to the staff ensuring all staff have regular supervisions

·         To be responsible for the quality of care delivered and that all compliance requirements are met


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

·         Post registration qualification of at least 3 years

·         Experience in ‘acute adult service’ would be advantageous but not essential

·         Experience in a supervisory role

·         A recognised mentoring certificate is preferable

·         The ability to assess and teach junior staff

·         A proven ability to co-ordinate care, prioritise tasks and manage Health & Safety issues

·         The drive to learn and develop

·         A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice

·         A flexible, positive, team-orientated approach


The successful Ward Manager will receive an excellent competitive salary.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

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


*£5,000 Welcome Bonus



·         25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service

·         Extra Service Annual leave awards

·         Career development – progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path

·         A contributory pension scheme

·         An employee assistance programme

·         Free meals/refreshments when on duty

·         Free car parking

·         Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum

·         Moving less than 100 miles up to £1,500 - If more than 100 miles up to £3,000 - To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves

·         Payment into the pension scheme

·         CPD top up

·         Donation to a charity of their choice


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

Reference ID: 2306

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Peter Fit on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to contact@jupiterrecruitment.co.uk

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: Competitive Salary
  • Location: Attleborough, Norfolk
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Peter Fit
  • Tel: 0121 638 0567
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 2306
  • Posted: 2021-03-31 12:35:07 -

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