Ward Manager (Mental Health) | Taunton

Location: Taunton  |  Somerset  |  England
Sector: Nursing Care
Consultant: Daniel Waters
Job Reference: DW41127
Salary: £35633 - £45531
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Are you a Registered Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse with a proven track record of leadership?

Do you really want to make a difference to patient care?

Do you have an interest in the delivery and implementation of quality healthcare in a challenging and dynamic area?

The hospital is a specialist in-patient service for older adults with complex mental and physical health needs. To enable us to deliver a service that supports assessment, treatment and transition, as well as longer term care pathways, we have a diverse team of clinical professionals.

We are now looking for a registered nurse preferably with experience in older adult’s mental health as well as middle management experience to provide clinical and managerial leadership for our nursing and clinical services at the hospital.

You will support the Clinical Manager in delivering a specialist, high quality service with a proactive role within the governance systems of the hospital.

You will provide direction and support to the Nursing team as well as managing the accompanying budgets. The post holder show their ability to engage with the team in setting and monitoring high standards of care in accordance to Care Quality Commission standards. You will also possess effective leadership skills and experience of motivating and developing others.

From you, we will need commitment and drive to provide the highest quality of care. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential for this post, as you’ll be working within a multidisciplinary team and liaising with a wide variety of people. A knowledge of, and interest in, the mentoring of students and the supervision and appraisal processes is also desirable. In return, we will provide you with ongoing opportunities to develop new skills and further your career, as well as providing you with an environment where teams are supportive and supported.

As a growing organisation, with exciting plans for the future, we are passionate about driving employee development and supporting our staff’s wellbeing.

As part of our dedication to our staff, we are able to assist with relocation and will provide accommodation for up to 6 months while you settle in.

If you wish to be considered for this role, please contact Daniel Waters on 07520634930, [email protected], or apply within