WARD MANAGER - Older Adult Mental Health

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about older adult mental health and is ready to lead our highly motivated, friendly and committed team on Meadow Ward at Penn Hospital.

Meadow Ward is a newly designed unit with an exceptional environment specifically designed around the needs of older people.

The ward provides inpatient assessment and treatment to older adults within the Wolverhampton community who are experiencing mental health needs which are either functional or organic in nature.

The team is multi-disciplinary and includes Consultant Psychiatrists, Speech & Language Therapists, Psychologists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists. We work closely together to provide our patients with the best outcomes using a recovery focused model.

You will be supported in your role by a strong line management team who will provide you with supervision and flexibility in your role as a Ward Manager.

Main duties of the job

  • Collaborative working within an MDT and within the wider Trust.
  • Supporting the team on a daily basis.
  • Networking with support/corporate services, such as Human Resources, Estates & Facilities, Governance, Temporary Staffing, Learning & Development, Engagement Champions.
  • Risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Skill mix.
  • Authorising expenditure and controlling ward budgets.
  • Staff supervision.
  • Staff meetings and Manager meetings

About us

Here at Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, we pride ourselves on employing the best people who have the right skills, vision and values to make a difference to the communities we serve.

We develop our staff and encourage a culture on inclusivity. We value everyone as individuals and understand the value of working together to provide high quality, innovative care.

We recently retained our CQC "Good" rating.

Please visit our Trust website to understand more about all that we are doing to recruit and retain staff, including our staff wellbeing and support services.

Date posted

31 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

285-9880-MH

Job locations

Meadow Ward, Penn Hospital

Penn Road

Wolverhampton

WV4 5HN


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Auditing and monitoring results
  • Leadership skills
  • Improvement initiatives and implementation
  • Caring and compassionate
  • Developing self and others
  • Respecting diversity

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Auditing and monitoring results
  • Leadership skills
  • Improvement initiatives and implementation
  • Caring and compassionate
  • Developing self and others
  • Respecting diversity

Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent Communication Skills

Experience

Essential

  • Management/Leadership Experience

Desirable

  • Older Adult Inpatient Experience

Knowledge

Essential

  • Further development/learning

Desirable

  • Older Adult Mental Health
  • Leadership/management qualification
Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • Excellent Communication Skills

Experience

Essential

  • Management/Leadership Experience

Desirable

  • Older Adult Inpatient Experience

Knowledge

Essential

  • Further development/learning

Desirable

  • Older Adult Mental Health
  • Leadership/management qualification

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.

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).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

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.

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).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Meadow Ward, Penn Hospital

Penn Road

Wolverhampton

WV4 5HN


Employer's website

https://www.blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Meadow Ward, Penn Hospital

Penn Road

Wolverhampton

WV4 5HN


Employer's website

https://www.blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Operational Manager

Jackie Stevens

jacqueline.stevens1@nhs.net

07818045067

Date posted

31 May 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 7

Salary

£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Flexible working

Reference number

285-9880-MH

Job locations

Meadow Ward, Penn Hospital

Penn Road

Wolverhampton

WV4 5HN


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