Band 7 Ward Manager - Fountain Way, Salisbury

Salisbury, Wiltshire, England
SP2 7JS
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
23 Nov 2021
Closes
23 Dec 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
1. Clinical Practice Management

To act as a Clinical Leader with continuing clinical responsibility for designated clinical areas, ensuring that services provide high quality evidence-based nursing assessment, care planning, interventions and
evaluations for patients. This will include:
• Confidential, sensitive and comprehensive, person-centred mental health nursing assessment that includes a Risk Assessment and ICPA/SAP to people who present with mental health problems.
• Contributing to the professional development and the clinical supervision of team members on a formal and regular basis to maintain and develop quality standards of practice in accordance with appropriate professional guidelines, Trust Policies and level of responsibility of the post.
• Assess and monitor service provision against CQC standards (e.g. healthcare, associated infection control, health and safety, catering and food hygiene, fire safety and emergency planning) and contribute to the development of services that meet these standards.
• Enable service users by providing accurate and appropriate information, offering choices and involving them as fully as possible in the care process.
• To demonstrate a working knowledge of the key elements of relevant Mental Health Legislation.
• Ensure the ordering, storage, administration and disposal of medication complies with relevant Trust and legislative guidance e.g. NMC Standards for Medicines Management 2010, Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and MHA (1983).
• Demonstrating knowledge, experience and competence specific to the area of practice.
• Enabling staff to use evidence-based strategies and person-centred/psychosocial interventions in the care and treatment of people with mental health problems.
• Leading by example, motivating and empowering others and promoting positive attitudes, mutual understanding and collaboration between all services involved in the care process.
• To provide a source of information on how to best meet the mental health needs of service users and their carers.
• Pursue legitimate patient concerns, resolving problems on their behalf in an efficient and effective manner.
• Ensure that all staff have access to, and are familiar with all clinical and other policies and procedures operational within the Trust.

2 Teaching, Education & Health Promotion

To use the Practitioner's specialist skills, knowledge and resources to co-ordinate learning opportunities for staff within designated areas. This will include:
• Regular provision of advice and training to staff.
• Contribute to the provision of an appropriate learning environment for pre- and post- registered students, novice practitioners, and new team members. This may include formal teaching sessions.
• Evidence of promotion of positive attitudes towards mental health.
• To contribute to a culture of learning within the designated clinical areas.

3 Continuing Professional Development

To maintain and develop professional knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure that own clinical practice remains evidence based, is current and responsive to meet changing patient and NHS service needs, as outlined in the NHS Plan (2000).
• Implement all legal rules, statutory regulations and professional responsibilities relating to practice outlined in the NMC's 'The Code': Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics for Nurses and Midwives.
• Take responsibility for post-registration education and for continuing professional development as outlined in NMC Standards.
• Actively participate in regular clinical supervision from an identified Senior Practitioner, as identified in Trust Clinical Supervision Policy.
• To be aware of the need for appropriate management support and supervision from the line manager, and to maintain records of these meetings.
• To maintain Health and Safety in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974).
• Implement the Clinical and Personnel Policies and Procedures of AWP Trust.
• Maintain up to date knowledge of relevant medicines, related medication management issues in line with the appropriate NMC standards and Trust policy, and ensure that staff also work within these guidelines.

Person specification

Experience
Essential criteria
  • Professional registration with NMC
  • Substantial experience and Band 5 level


Desirable criteria
  • Experience of managing other staff


Skills
Essential criteria
  • Able to assess, plan treatment for and review nursing care needs.<

Ref: 3623873

Job Details

Band 7 Ward Manager - Fountain Way, Salisbury

Salisbury, Wiltshire, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
23 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Dec 2021

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