Night Manager

SKA Group

Night Manager

About Our Client
 
This behavioural care and specialist support service provides individualised treatment and care for people with mental health needs of adult working age. They promise a challenging and fulfilling career, with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 
 
Job Description
 
The Night Manager will work alongside the Unit Managers and coordinate the safe and appropriate management of the site throughout the night-time delivery of care.
In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the hospital at night, providing leadership and support to the ward-based nursing teams, and clinical supervision as and when required. 
You will ensure that a high standard of patient care is provided and that the site complies with all quality standards and statutory requirements throughout the night shift.
The hospital encompasses 7 wards, 4 of which are 24-hour admission wards. You therefore must be competent in the management of referrals and be able to prioritise admissions.
The successful candidate will have proven leadership skills along with a strong drive to develop and support the dedicated nursing team within the therapeutic milieu.
The Night Manager should be RMN qualified and have a minimum of 3 years’ experience within a related role.
 
The Successful applicant
  • RMN / RNLD
  • Post registration experience ideally of working in more than one of the clinical areas provided at the hospital
  • Experience of working as a Deputy Manager / senior nurse or equivalent role
  • Good working knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Ability to undertake physical requirements of PMVA
  • Ability to be responsive and flexible
  • We are looking for someone that can lead the hospital at night and ensure the principals of safe delivery are always adhered to.
Desirable Criteria
  • Experience working in PICU / HDU / LS
  • Experience of working in Acute services
  • Experience on working in Complex Care Rehabilitation and Recovery