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Acute Mental - Health Inpatient
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Brooker Centre
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Salary period
17/08/2020 23:59
Interview date

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North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust logo

Deputy Ward Manager

Band 6


Are you a person with passion for delivering outstanding care that brings the 6 C's (care, compassion, commitment, courage, communication and competence) to life? If so, we want to hear from you.

We are excited to announce that we are recruiting a Band 6 Deputy Ward Manager to join Weaver ward; a 17 bedded female acute inpatient mental health service in Halton. The successful candidate will support the team manager in delivering on key national and local outcomes. In addition to this, we are looking for a candidate who is able to demonstrate a supportive and empathetic approach to service users and their carers. They will also be committed to the pursuit of excellence and continued implementation of Least Restrictive Practice initiatives.

We are looking for a committed and compassionate person who shows the values of our Trust and is committed to supporting people at their most vulnerable time. We are looking for someone who is hard working and ensures high standards of patient care at all times.

It is an exciting time for Weaver Ward at the moment, we are two time winner of the Trust's Star Team of the Month and have successfully launched our Self harm Pathway on the ward.

The North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides support and guidance for a wide range of health issues, including physical, mental health and learning disability services.

The post holder will demonstrate an attitude which respects and values service users and their carers and supports the Trust’s values and behaviours. The successful candidates will be:

  • A qualified Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
  • Compassionate and competent
  • Willing to learn
  • Flexible in their approach
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Motivated and committed to improving Quality of Care delivery
  • Able to prioritise their workload
  • A strong communicator and listener

This post is subject to an enhanced with adults barred list Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

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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

Debbie Murray
Job title
Ward Manager
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Additional information

Debbie Murray- Ward Manager

01928 753855


Kay Rickers- Deputy Ward Manager

01928 753852