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DATE ADDED: Fri 21/02/2020

Ward Manager - CAMHS PICU

Bristol, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

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A driven and dynamic Nurse?
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If you've answered yes to the above then get in touch with our Nurse Recruiter Adam O'Shea on [... Click Apply...]
About The Role :
We are seeking a full time Ward Manager for Banksy, our CAMHS PICU Ward here at the Bristol Priory Hospital.

You will be managing a Ward of up to 12 beds, supporting and managing staff in order to meet the psychological and therapeutic needs of a highly challenging group of service users with varying degrees of mental and physical issues. You will be caring and attentive with the skills to build strong and trusting relationships with people. It is also important that you work well in a team, and are keen to work in fast paced environment and are able to report effectively to Senior Management.

The Banksy Ward at the Bristol Priory Hospital is a specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Intensive Care Unit (CAMHS PICU) providing assessment, care and treatment for young people who have complex mental health problems. The Unit offers in-patient care alongside a therapeutic day programme and provides a safe and nurturing environment for young people to work through sometimes extreme mental health, emotional and psychological difficulties.

This post will offer the successful candidate a real opportunity for personal and professional development within a highly challenging environment - joining the Banksy Ward team will, we hope, inspire and challenge you, give you the experience and confidence to grow and form constructive professional relationships with colleagues and patients. As the Ward Manager on Banksy Ward, you will manage a great team, alongside experienced practitioners, using essential medical, clinical and staff and patient management skills, whilst also having the opportunity to influence the progression of the Ward.

Previous experience of working with young people is essential and candidates must have a genuine interest in working with this client group within an inpatient setting. Candidates should also have the necessary interpersonal qualities to enable them to function effectively as part of a big multi-disciplinary team. Candidates should have a high level of commitment and creativity, resilience and robustness, positivity and personal warmth, as well motivation and excellent team-working skills.

What we'd like to offer you:

* Many benefits in line with the NHS
* Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
* Free on-site parking
* Enhanced maternity pay
* Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
* Access to development opportunities including:
* Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
* Leadership & management development
* Long service award
* Flexibility with the introduction of our new e-rostering system which will allow you to book additional shifts through an online portal in the future
* Enhanced support with Return to Practice
* Subsidised meals
* 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
* Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
* Refer a friend to nursing bonus
* Mentoring and involvement in HCA / Support worker development
* Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £4000 (Terms apply)
* Payment into the pension scheme
* CPD top up
* Donation to a charity of your choice

About Priory Hospital Bristol:
Priory Hospital Bristol is part of the Healthcare Division of Priory Group and has 86 beds over eight wards varying from Eating Disorders, Acute Mental Health, Acquired Brain Injury, CAMHs Tier 4, CHAMHs PICU, Huntingdon's and Dementia.

About us
As one of the UK's leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development.

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.