Mental Health Ward Manager Hospital

Prestige Perms
South West London
£40000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
14 Feb 2017
14 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


The role: Hospital Ward Manager - Child & Adolescent Eating Disorders
The Salary: To £45k per annum
Hospital Based, SW London Private Hospital setting

  • Experienced as a ward manager - you do not necessarily need eating disorder or mental health experience
  • 1 - 2 years sold ward manager experience minimum
  • This is an urgent vacancy
  • Excellent company to work for and career progression
  • Fully supported role

This is an exciting and rewarding role for an experienced mental health professional with management experience. The management and mental health side are just as important and key to the role. Experience within Eating disorders is ideal but not essential.

The role:
You will be the ward manager responsible for the 19 bed specialist centre providing specialist care to young people who are experiencing Eating Disorders. This is a recovery focused team and the aim is to discharge the service users safely. You will work closely with other agencies and teh service users family, assisting with the therapy and education team. Each young person has a full care and recovery programme in place to be followed.

The person our client is looking for:
You will be an enthusiastic and experienced Ward Manager - EXPERIENCED WARD MANAGER
You may ideally already have experience in a CAMHS Eating Disorder Unit but not essential at all
Your planning and co-ordination of the quality and management of nursing care and patient care will be second to none
You will be experienced at manager level in a clinical environment
You will be responsible for staffing, rota management, quality improvement objectives and being part of the on-call rota.
You will participate fully with the multidisciplinary team, undertaking direct patient care where necessary and ensuring the ward complies with statutory regulations, current legislation and meets quality standards
You must have a valid NMC Pin with no restrictions imposed
Experience within a similar hospital setting is desirable but not essential

If this sounds like your next career move, call us or apply online for a full job description and to be considered for an interview. Call Jenni on 0208 254 7586.