Deputy Ward Manager | Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust

Job details
Posting date: 22 September 2020
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £31,365 - £37,890 pa
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 22 October 2020
Location: Canterbury, CT1 1TD
Company: Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 2655949/380-RB000393-A

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About the role and who we are looking for:

Are you an experienced RMN looking for their first leadership role or in a leadership role and want a new challenge?

There is an exciting permanent opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic RMN looking for a leadership role in inpatient care on the Bluebell Ward. Bluebell ward is an 18 bedded mixed sex acute ward located at St Martins Hospital, Canterbury.

You must have post-registration experience including working within a busy all acute environment and have completed mentorship training to be able to mentor students.
You must be able to support the needs of our patients, their relatives and carers. This requires excellent communication and liaison skills.

You will also have excellent interpersonal skills to manage and supervise staff effectively. You will be working with a wide range of experienced and friendly professionals, providing high quality of care and compassion. In return we offer regular clinical supervision and management supervision.

We believe in clinically led, management supported services and want to strengthen nurse leadership to provide safe, compassionate, creative services which really make a difference to patient lives. You will therefore be an excellent clinician, committed to the concept of person centred care.

You will have the ability to influence, enthuse and enable, a role model who leads from the front and by example you will use your clinical expertise to improve practice, to challenge tradition and to work with the team to create a culture of therapeutic optimism and hope.

Resilient, tenacious and ready for a challenge you will support and develop staff to provide the kind of service you would want to recommend to family and friends. We will offer development programme opportunities, supervision, reflective practice, mentoring and coaching and will ensure you are fully supported in your new role.

As part of the Band 6 Nursing team you will be required to attain a mentoring qualification.

This advert closes on Tuesday 6 Oct 2020

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