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Deputy Ward Manager

Band 6

Main area
Adult Mental Health
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Knowsley Resource & Recovery
£26,565 to £35,577 per annum
22/02/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.


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

We are looking for an experienced and highly committed Deputy Ward Manager for our

We are currently going through a transformation process and creating our Standard Operating Procedures and this requires the dedication of all staff to be a part of this process. You will be required to have the drive and motivation to work with the Knowlsey Urgent Care Leadership team in moving the ward forward to create the ideal Recovery setting for our service users.

The post holder will be responsible and accountable for supporting the Clinical Team Manager in the day to day running of a busy acute admission ward. You must have the ability to work effectively with a range of different professionals across a wide range of services. The aim is to improve the access, capacity and range of services available to service users in a seamless coordinated way.

As an employee of Northwest Boroughs Healthcare Foundation NHS Trust , you will receive the following benefits:

• Free 24 hour access to our Health and Well-being Centre and Gym at the Hollins Park site, including tai chi and pilates classes
• 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (29 days after 5 years’ and 33 days after 10 years’ service.
• Access to the NHS pension scheme
• The opportunity to access a range of NHS discounts, such as NHS Electronics Scheme, Salary Sacrifice Car and Bikes for Staff Schemes
• Regular supervision and access to a range of training courses at our Education Centre
• Access to our Library at Hollins Park House, providing resources to support you in your development and/or research

*please note for the Knowsley Resource & Recovery site, car parking is charged at a reduced fee, you will also have access to Whiston Hospital Canteen services.

This post is subject to an enhanced 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

Paula Shimmin, Clinical Team Manager

If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664856

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