DEPUTY WARD MANAGER
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, England
- £ 36000.0 - 36000.0 Per year
- Full time
- Job level
- 14 Oct 2020
- 13 Nov 2020
Set within a safe and therapeutic environment, the Priory Hospital Dewsbury is a 32 bedded locked service, supporting two different service user groups:
- Hartley Ward focuses upon the active rehabilitation of men with mental health issues. The emphasis is upon stabilising mental health, reducing risks and enhancing independent living skills, with a view to reintegration into the community. This is a 16 bed ward.
- Jubilee Ward supports men with dementia, and behaviours that challenge. This is also a 16 bed ward.
Providing quality, inspiring innovation and delivering value is what we set out to achieve at Priory Healthcare. Enabling our patients to receive a truly integrated and holistic approach to their treatment and care, regardless of complexity or severity, thanks to the knowledge and expertise of our multidisciplinary clinical teams.
Priory Hospital Dewsbury is part of the Priory Group, Europe's leading provider of specialist treatment in mental illness. We deliver highest standards of care together with an extensive range of clinical services.
The above role will be primarily focused around the effective delivery of clinical care and working towards improving standards within the clinical areas of the service on Hartley Ward.
The successful candidate will be expected to have excellent interpersonal skills when liaising with members of the multi-disciplinary team, external agencies and organisations, patients and relatives. The post holder should also have a good working knowledge of the mental health act.
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate genuine commitment and enthusiasm for working with this client group.
Priory Hospital Dewsbury offers great benefits including contributory pension scheme, a comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre, childcare vouchers and paid birthday leave. There's also free car parking and subsidised meals while you're on duty. Located just off J28 of the M62 and J40 of the M1 and is easily reached from the major Yorkshire conurbations of Bradford, Halifax, Huddersfield, Leeds, Sheffield, York and surrounding areas.
As one of the UK's leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development.
Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.