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Ward Manager - (Mental Health)

Job Field:
Nurse Jobs
Mental Health Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Contract Type:
36,855 to 40,638 per annum
Salary Description:
GBP36,855 - 40,638 per year + Benefits
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Ward Manager

Location: Kent

Salary: �36,855 - �40,638 per annum + �1000 welcome bonus

Hours: Full Time (37.5 hours)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a Ward Manager to join a fantastic team who look after men and women with mental health disorders, learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions and complex needs.

Our low-secure site is on spacious grounds, with a dedicated service for women and a specialist unit for men who have offending behaviours.

As the ward manager you will be highly visible and accessible to patients and their families and staff, ensuring all patients and their families have the opportunity to seek information, help and support, or to communicate problematic or celebratory issues.

You will be required to have a flexible approach to hours of duty in order to meet the needs of the service over a 24 hour period.

We are looking for an experienced Nurse with previous management experience within a Mental Health / complex care setting.

Employee Benefits:

- �1,000 welcome bonus

- A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working

- Clear pay structure, with competitive rates

- Generous annual leave entitlement

- Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay

- The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions

- Maternity leave at 3 months full pay and 3 months half pay, (up to a maximum salary of �50k)

- 2 weeks paid paternity leave

- Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit

- A fantastic preceptorship programme

- Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary

- A range of staff discounts

- Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

- Support for revalidation

- Support for BSc and MSc

- Professional support through Nurses forum

- Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services

- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

For more information or to apply for the role please call Lydia Robinson on 01489774207 and email a copy of your CV to

Applications will be held in the strictest confidence.


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