Deputy Team Manager | Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

33 706 £
Date Placed 11 January


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team on Heys Court as a Deputy Ward Manager.

This is a challenging role where, as a successful candidate, you will be required to demonstrate high levels of resilience, excellent problem solving and inter-personal skills as well as the ability to provide sound clinical and managerial support to team members.

The post holder will also demonstrate a passion for coaching leadership style, quality improvement and attitude which respects and values service users’ choice and works alongside them and their carers to ensure they are at the centre of care planning.

This post is subject to an enhanced check with adults barred listDisclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.

Short listing planned for 25th January 2023

Interviews planned for 1st February 2023

The post holder will assist the Clinical Team Manager in carrying continuing Professional and managerial responsibility for the ward and in the setting of the overall standards.

The post holder will operate as part of an integrated multi-disciplinary team, undertaking an even balance of Managerial and Clinical activity. They will ensure continuity of care for service users on their journey through the acute service.

Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 11 million people.

We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.

At the heart of all we do is our commitment to ‘perfect care’ – care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. We’re currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services we provide and safely reduce cost as we do so.

Implement case load supervision to monitor the standards of service user care and ensure record keeping is in accordance with Professional and Trust standards.

Participate in regular clinical supervision as per Trust policy

Assist in the development and implementation of integrated care pathways, including appropriate service user assessments/referrals and models of care. Alongside Crisis Resolution & Home Treatment Pathways.

Provide information, education and support for family members, carers and other relevant professionals.

Give/receive regular managerial/clinical supervision as per Trust policy.

Ensure the clinical environment is conducive to promote service users health, safety and well-being, thereby preserving and respecting each service user’s personal dignity, privacy, religious and cultural beliefs.

Ensure record keeping is in accordance with Professional and Trust standards.

Ensure the safe management of medicines and adhere to safe practice and principles of administration in accordance with the NMC code of professional conduct and Trust Medicines Code.

Work in a professional and collaborative manner with the Multi-disciplinary team.

Participate and promote positive intra-agency working.

Participate and assist in setting standards of service user care based on sound research findings.

Where indicated and following completion of the relevant training the practitioner may act as a non-medical prescriber, at all times working within their sphere of clinical competence.

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