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Mental Health
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Steps to Recovery
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum pro rata
25/09/2019 23:59
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Band 7 Ward Manager - Steps to Recovery

Band 7

Please note that this post may close earlier than the indicated closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of our safe recruitment practice pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. As part of the selection process you may be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, however all cases of criminal record history are dealt with on a case by case basis.

Please note, if applicable for your role you will be required to cover the cost of your DBS certificate. This will be deducted from your salary over 3 months. You will also be required to sign up to the DBS Update Service before commencement with the Trust.

All successful applicants will be required to complete the Trust’s induction programme. The Fundamental (Statutory and Mandatory) training will be in an e-learning format. You will be required to complete training modules online (approx. 9-14 hours depending on post) in your own time prior to any unconditional offer being made.

Our Trust is committed to treating individuals fairly and ensuring they have the same opportunities to fulfil their potential, even if this means doing things differently for different people sometimes. We are working hard to ensure our workforce reflects the diversity within Birmingham and Solihull and that our services meet the needs of all diverse service users and carers.

Looking for career development?

Do you want to work in a progressive and engaging service?

Do you want to contribute to making a positive difference to Service Users by providing safe, recovery based care in an in patient environment?

We are looking to appoint:

A Ward Manager for Steps to Recovery, initially based at Hertford House, an Intensive Community Rehabilitation Ward which cares for Adults with Severe and Enduring Mental Health problems

(Permanent Post)

 This positions requires a motivated, inspirational, innovative and creative leader who can manage the ongoing developments and delivery of care on an Intensive Community Rehabilitation Ward for Adults with Severe and Enduring Mental Illness 

You will need to posses high quality clinical and managerial skills to ensure the maintenance of the current high standards of effective delivery of patient care.

Your managerial skills will need to enable you to take total management responsibility whilst promoting good working relationships and be responsible for the professional development of the staff you are responsible for within the Multidisciplinary Team.

You will be a Registered Nurse with experience of managing and leading teams. Experience of working in Rehabilitation Services will be an advantage.

In return we will offer you the opportunity to influence and shape the developments within the Services. We will provide support from an experienced group of clinical staff and managers and on going training, professional development highlighted through WBT

 We actively promote a culture of professionalism, integrity and mutual respect with the aim to raise standards & build a culture of excellence


We are a Living Wage EmployerPositive about disabled peopleStonewall Health ChampionsDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - BronzeDisability confident employer

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Alex Kearns Clinical Nurse Manager on 07985882440