Deputy Ward Manager

An amazing job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Deputy Ward Manager to work in a highly respected service based in the Woking, Surrey area.

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



This service is a highly respected private service, leading the way in addiction and eating disorder treatment.

For more than a decade, this rehabilitation centre has been helping to improve the wellbeing of each individual that seeks support with them, by using tried and tested treatment methods, delivered by their clinically excellent team





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*Must be qualified as a Registered Mental Health Nurse with a valid NMC Pin

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As the Deputy Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:



  • Being a clear leader for the nursing team on the ward and managing shifts

  • Deputising for the Ward Manager providing cover and assisting with the day to day management of the ward and team

  • Providing high quality care and leading by example to junior staff

  • 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, supporting and supervising student nurses and other members of the team

  • Promoting professional development within the team

  • Carrying out site coordination duties when required



The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:



  • Excellent clinical knowledge based on evidence based practice

  • Experience of Care Plans, Risk Assessments and writing reports

  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act Legislation and statutory regulations

  • Experience of staffing, skill mix and leading shifts

  • Committed to supporting Junior Staff and Students

  • Passionate about patient care



The successful Deputy Ward Manager will receive an excellent salary up to £37,000 per annum.

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:




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*£3,000 Welcome Bonus

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  • 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

  • Career development

  • Personal health insurance

  • An employee assistance programme

  • Voluntary Benefit



Reference ID: 5092


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




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