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Date Added: Wed 05/06/2024

Ward Manager

Borehamwood, WD6, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £48,000 – £52,000 per annum DoE

Being a Ward Manager is more than just managing a team. It's being a leader, an expert, being the driving force behind a positive culture, providing guidance, nurturing talent, and most importantly, looking after everyone within your ward. If you agree, then you're the Ward Manager we're looking for.  

Whether you're a senior nurse looking for the next step in your career, or a seasoned Ward Manager looking for a new ward to make your own, if caring for others and being able to successfully lead a team to effectively run a ward comes naturally to you, then apply today and join the team at Barnet Lane Clinic in Borehamwood.   

Your career within Elysium will be enjoyable, rewarding and fulfilling as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society. 

It's a career that you can take pride in and enjoy. It's what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

What you will be doing

With experience from the NHS or private care, you will lead the nursing team provide high-quality care and support to people within a Mental Health setting, while also supporting your colleagues and promoting good teamwork.

As a Ward Manager, you will empower recovery and deliver supervision to staff across the ward to deliver great healthcare. You will work alongside the senior Nurse to manage the on-call service and manage the ward budgets, and lead by example, acting as a role model to all members of the nursing team, leading care teams and creating a positive learning environment that makes a difference and changes lives for the better.

Other duties include: 

  • Providing Clinical Leadership and expertise
  • Providing leadership and guidance to support a unified service and engaged workforce
  • Ensuring that high standards are in place, followed and improved in accordance within the Clinical Governance framework
  • Utilising and supervising all nursing staff effectively
  • Being an expert resource on Nursing care of service users within the specialism and hold a key role in the multidisciplinary team
  • Maintaining a positive and collaborative environment to allow ward members to reach their potential and maximum their ability to provide high-quality care, staff welfare and staff training
  • Designated to take charge of the ward

Things that you will have

  • A relevant nursing qualification
  • NMC registration
  • A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
  • A commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice
  • Relevant experience in a similar environment
  • Proven track record of leadership skills

Where you will be working

Location: Barnet Lane, Elstree, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, WD6 3QU

You'll be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team at Barnet Lane Clinic, which is a 30-bed rehabilitation service for people with a mental illness including those diagnosed with a personality disorder.

You will work with individuals who may have had placement breakdowns and need intensive review and support to help them move to more independent living, with a focus on supporting people build a better quality of life for themselves and equip them with the skills needed for community living, supportive relationships, and increased independence. 

What you will get

  • Annual salary of £48,000 - £52,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays) - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking 
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Pension contribution to secure your future.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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