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Empower your career leading a team on the mental health frontline!
Are you ready for your next career step or looking for a new challenge? If you are passionate about patient care and involvement as well as looking for your next position in leadership and management that will also provide you with personal development opportunities, working within a strong and established leadership team, then this role is for you! You will either be a qualified nurse or hold a clinical professional qualification within a multi-disciplinary profession and will lead a team of nursing and MDT staff to ensure clinical excellence and outstanding care are delivered at all times.
You will lead by example and inspire those around you to provide exceptional care and operational and clinical excellence on the ward. As part of the management team, you will work with colleagues and senior leaders to lead your team and achieve CQC outstanding.
We are St Andrew’s, a mental health Charity which inspires Hope. We working together with a number of organisations to transform the lives of people with complex mental health needs. We provide specialist mental healthcare and deliver a range of inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve lives.
Our vision for the future is a society in which everyone living with mental health need is heard, valued and has hope for their future.
As a charity, all of our profits are re-invested into new services and new facilities. And because we’re independent, we have the flexibility to make a real difference. Joining us is your chance to make a big contribution to amazing work that is transforming the lives of some of society’s most vulnerable people.
Our Low Secure and Specialist Rehab Division is specially designed for adults over the age of 18 with Mental Health as well as PICU and Acute Services with this role working in our Male PICU ward. The division provides treatment in both secure and specialist non-secure rehabilitation facilities. Our facilities, activities, therapies and services are designed with our patients, recovery and community reintegration in mind.
We believe every individual has strengths; our treatment programs build on these to help our service users recover. We want all patients in our division to have the right care, treatment and support to be able to eventually return to the community.
So what is the role?
As a Ward Manager you will have managerial and operational responsibility for your ward and will ensure mechanisms are in place to support, develop and monitor all aspects of performance. You will be key to ensuring the delivery of operational excellence and pivotal to the delivery of high levels of nursing and care by providing day-to-day support and operational leadership. You will proactively monitor standards and lead innovative processes to improve quality and the operational management of your ward.
As a positive and strong leader you will set a clear and compelling vision for your team, you will be a visible presence who influences and supports consistently great teamwork and a positive culture. You will lead by example and motivate your teams to provide exceptional levels of care to your patients. As an enthusiastic and positive change agent, your dedication, professionalism and communication skills will inspire others to also go the extra mile and display high levels of performance in even the most challenging situations.
What’s in it for me?
Many of our senior leadership team are former Ward Managers who have graduated through our development programmes, like them you will be able to hone your skills and expertise to become a recognised role model across our Charity.
You will be able to access our (Charity-wide) coaching and mentoring programmes.
Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day.
We offer an excellent benefits package including:
Pension; Sickness policy on par with the NHS; Access to the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts schemes; 38 days annual leave (including bank holidays), increasing to 41 after 10 years' service; Life cover; Our newly launched Electric Car scheme; Cycle to work scheme; Healthcare cash plan; Free parking; Paid DBS application; Access to free vocational qualifications. On-site facilities such as gym and swimming pool access and cafés all set within beautiful grounds.
If you have the capability to perform at a high level as described above, we’d love you to apply here.
For an informal discussion please contact James Farrelly on 07827856634 or firstname.lastname@example.org