Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager - Mary Seacole Ward
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Male Acute Ward:
The Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager post requires the candidate to be committed and be able to rise to the challenges of the role.
Motivated to succeed in your personal development and supporting the professional goals of the team.
Service user focussed and willing to work as part of the ward team, involved and supporting team decision making and providing exemplary care to those we work with to support recovery.
Are you a Registered Mental Health Nurse, with experience in leading and managing teams and looking for a supportive and dynamic place to work at?
Then Ward 1 ward could be the place for you.
Ward 1 provides care for people (Adult Males of Working Age ) who are experiencing a range of acute mental illness crisis/distress of such severity that it cannot be managed safely at home or in a respite facility.
Main duties of the job
Applicants must be Registered Mental Health Nurses able to work in a challenging, dynamic and recovery focused environment.
You will need to demonstrate a range of skills including the following
Discharge planning and coordination
Staff supervision and appraisals,
Rota management ,
Effective communication, empathy, self-awareness, compassion and critical self-reflection
Clinical skills which reflect your understanding of the Mental Health Act and the frameworks governing our service.
Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.
Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.
For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.
We highly recommend you submit your application as soon as possible, this post may close earlier than the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.
Registered Mental Health Nurse
Experience in Management
Experience in Acute/Forensic
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).