Ward Manager - Band 7

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

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Job summary

Permanent, full time role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Ward Manager position within our secure forensic service. The secure service provides specialist assessment, treatment and where appropriate intensive rehabilitation services for offenders with a learning disability. The majority of service users have mild to moderate learning disability with complex needs and additional mental health problems who display the extremes of challenging behavior.

Malvern is a 13 bedded low secure unit for men with a learning disability who have offended.

To apply for the above position you will need to be highly motivated with strong organisational and communication skills in order to lead and further develop the service and staff team, whilst at the same time dealing with the demands of extremely complex client groups. You will be expected to work collaboratively as part of the M.D.T and show a commitment to patient involvement and service development.

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Main duties of the job

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The post holder is responsible for ensuring that service users have comprehensive treatment packages from admission through to discharge are facilitated.

The post holder will actively support / develop user involvement in all aspects of their care / treatment.

The post holder is responsible for the day to day management of the unit including the management of the physical, procedural and relational security standards required for a low secure unit.

The post holder is responsible for the management of the direct care team within the unit comprising of Qualified Nurses (Staff Nurses and Deputy Managers), Assistant Practitioners, Health Care Assistants and Support staff.

The post holder is responsible for the continued development of the unit in line with evidenced based practice and current research.

Motivate and encourage nursing staff and other professional colleagues in reviewing their practice to support innovation and change and optimise clinical effectiveness.

Recognise own limits seeking appropriate specialist support and supervision.

Promote a positive and open culture both within the clinical areas and across the service

Maintain the physical, procedural and relational security of patients, colleagues and self in line with current policy and practice

About us

The service received an overall rating of Good by the CQC and an Outstanding for care and compassion of which we are rightly proud. We have also been recognised both locally and nationally by receiving awards for the services we provide.

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust provides a full range of expanding physical, mental health and learning disability services to children, young adults, adults and older adults over many sites across Coventry, Warwickshire and Solihull.

Services are provided to a population of over one million people living in Coventry and Warwickshire and also a wider geographical area in some of our specialist services, we see on average around 5,000 patients every day.

Date posted

10 June 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

Reference number

444-4267717-SHJ

Job locations

Brooklands Hospital

Coleshill Road

Marston Green

B37 7HH


Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

In order to apply for this position you will need:

  • R.N.L.D or R.N.M.H Qualification
  • Extensive experience in a management position
  • Significant current experience within secure services

Job description

Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

In order to apply for this position you will need:

  • R.N.L.D or R.N.M.H Qualification
  • Extensive experience in a management position
  • Significant current experience within secure services

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Learning Disability or mental Health Nurse registered with the NMC
  • Management qualification or willing to work towards

Experience

Essential

  • Significant Experience working in a forensic setting
  • Experience of managing an inpatient team

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
  • Knowledge of national drivers in Learning Disability Care
  • Knowledge of Physical, Procedural and Relational Security

Personal Attribute

Essential

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Learning Disability or mental Health Nurse registered with the NMC
  • Management qualification or willing to work towards

Experience

Essential

  • Significant Experience working in a forensic setting
  • Experience of managing an inpatient team

Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of Positive Behaviour Support (PBS)
  • Knowledge of national drivers in Learning Disability Care
  • Knowledge of Physical, Procedural and Relational Security

Personal Attribute

Essential

  • Ability to lead and motivate a team.

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.

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.

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

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Brooklands Hospital

Coleshill Road

Marston Green

B37 7HH


Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Address

Brooklands Hospital

Coleshill Road

Marston Green

B37 7HH


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Manager

James Preston

james.preston@covwarkpt.nhs.uk

07811163269

Date posted

10 June 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

Reference number

444-4267717-SHJ

Job locations

Brooklands Hospital

Coleshill Road

Marston Green

B37 7HH


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