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Charge Nurse posted by NHS

Full Time
£26,302 - £35,225 / year
1 Application

Job Description

On 1 January 2017, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and Manchester Mental Health and Social Care NHS Trust joined forces to become Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. We provide mental health care for people living in Bolton, Salford, Trafford and the city of Manchester, with specialist and substance misuse services covering Greater Manchester and beyond.

Redwood Ward is looking to recruit an experienced and highly motivated Band 6 Charge Nurse to complement our dedicated and hardworking team.

Redwood Ward is a 20 bedded Male Acute admissions ward, based at Park House, North Manchester General Hospital We provide care for a culturally diverse community within the city of Manchester.

Applications will be considered from applicants with experience of working as a Band 6 Nurse (Deputy ward Manager/Clinical Practice Lead/Charge Nurse); or Band 5 Nurses with inpatient clinical experience and evidence of leadership qualities, who are seeking career progression.

You will be enthusiastic and adaptable in your approach to meet the needs of our service users. You will support the Ward Manager in the audit and evaluation of the care we provide, with implementing evidenced based care, and will be expected to take charge of the ward in the absence of the Ward Manager. You will provide leadership and support to our junior colleagues, and contribute to ensuring a safe and therapeutic ward environment for our service users, carers, and the multi-disciplinary Team.

Part of your role will also include acting as Duty Manager for the Unit. The Duty Manager is responsible for providing visible and Senior Nurse Leadership across all wards at Park House.

The successful candidate will be provided with Managerial and Clinical Supervision to support your personal and professional development.

For further information about the position, please contact Gez Lloyd on  ( Phone number removed ) .

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks. This position is also subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. If you have not registered with the DBS Update Service, a new disclosure would be undertaken if you were successful in your application. You will be required to pay for the DBS check prior to commencement in post. In addition to this you will also be required to re-pay any future costs that may arise in relation to DBS fees.

The Trust believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria. We positively encourage people who have experienced mental health problems to apply for a role within the Trust.

We reserve the right to close this post early where we receive a high number of applications. You are advised to submit your completed application form as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Applicants are encouraged to read the documents attached to this vacancy before applying, including the job description and person specification and the information for applicants which includes useful information to assist you in completing your application.

Please note, if the position you are applying for has been identified as requiring a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, you will be required to pay the cost for the check in advance if successful at interview.

Please note that further correspondence will be via your NHS jobs account.

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.

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