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Clinical Ward Manager

Job Reference: 457-20-034-QN

Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Stanage Ward
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

About us

We are a Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust providing a range of diverse services including: generic & specialist mental health care; services for people with learning disability; drug & alcohol services; Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT); GP Primary Care services; dementia care services; and community based services for those with long term neurological conditions. We promote emotional health and well being through the provision of accessible high quality modern services designed around the needs of our local population. Our culture is founded upon effective partnership working and close working relationships with staff, service users and their families/carers. We strive to deliver consistently high quality care through our high performing, dedicated & skilful workforce which you could now become a part of. Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are Respect, Compassion, Partnership. Accountability, Fairness and Ambition.

Crisis and Emergency Care Network
Acute Bedded Service

Clinical Ward Manager

Salary: Band 7 £38,890 - £44,503 pa (dependent upon experience) permanent

Location; Stanage Ward – Michael Carlisle Centre

Hours: 37.5per week

Post Ref: 457-20-034-QN

We are seeking a dynamic, skilled and motivated individual with vision and determination to manage and lead one of our acute working age inpatient wards within Sheffield Mental Health Services.
Stanage Ward is a busy and clinically active environment providing for the assessment and treatment of service users experiencing a diverse range of mental health needs. Located at the Michael Carlisle Centre Centre, Stanage Ward will be one of the acute inpatient wards to re-locate to a purpose-built unit as part of the organisation’s acute care modernisation programme. This is an exciting opportunity for the post holder to be pivotal in the future development of acute crisis care and will involve working in close collaboration with other services. The successful candidate will be involved in shaping and moulding the future pathway as part of the acute care modernisation programme.

You will need to be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with experience of leading and managing individuals and/or teams. You should be a confident, competent and person-centred leader with a high level of clinical skills and knowledge of acute care and of the standards and procedures that direct the acute care system.

The post holder will be expected to be a key member of the leadership team and to be able to achieve and maintain high standards of recovery-focused care. You will need to possess a positive attitude towards caring for the service user population, be able to motivate and inspire others and have a desire to contribute to the on-going development and improvement of services.

Our values are fundamental to ensuring people are at the heart of everything we do, our values are:

  • Respect: We listen to other, valuing their views and contributions
  • Compassion: We show empathy and kindness to others so they feel supported, understood and safe
  • Partnership: We engage with others on the basis of equality and collaboration
  • Accountability: We are open and transparent, acting with honesty and integrity, accepting responsibility for outcomes
  • Fairness: We ensure equal access to opportunity, support and services
  • Ambition: We are committed to making a difference and helping to fulfil aspirations and hopes of our service users.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children and as part of our safe recruitment practice the successful applicant(s) will be subject to a check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) if it is deemed appropriate for the role. The cost of the DBS check (currently up to £48.23) must be met by the successful applicant(s).

SHSC is a Level 2 'Disability Confident' employer, this means that if you have a Disability you are guaranteed an interview if you meet ALL of the essential criteria for this post. Please make sure that when you apply for this post you make it clear how you meet the criteria for the post and also complete the monitoring section of the application where there is a box to tick to indicate that you wish to be included in the guaranteed interview scheme.

The Trust values the diversity of all staff and is committed to equality. We positively encourage applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, gender, racial origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation or disability including people who have experienced mental ill health. We actively welcome applications from people who have used our services.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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