Ward Manager

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Ward Manager to work in an exceptional low secure hospital based in the Ayr, Scotland area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This special mental health service is a low secure hospital for males and females with mental illness and/or personality disorders

**To be considered for this position you must be qualified as an RMN or RNLD Nurse with a current active NMC Pin**

As a Ward Manager your key responsibilities include:

Manages the ward and resources effectively, taking steps to ensure that appropriate staffing levels and skill mix of nursing experience and skills is in place including effective rota management, annual leave and training arrangements
Has full oversight of the nursing staff rota and is the authorised individual to ensure rota management and eRostering standards are maintained and are effective
Ensures that all members of the nursing team receive clinical supervision, appraisal, CPD requirements and complete mandatory training
Addresses shortfalls in development and ensures that training and performance issues are addressed
Recognises and rewards positive performance by the nursing staff, commensurate with their roles and responsibilities
Acts as a highly visible role model, mentor and leader, creating a culture that promotes learning, development, inquiry and professionalism, celebrates achievements and shares learning to the benefit of the ward, hospital and wider division


The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

Focused on patient centred care
Have a commitment to developing and delivering high quality care
Desire and motivation to work within an acute environment
Motivated, flexible and ready to take on a new challenge
Experience of clinical audit and or service improvement based on evidence desirable
Experience of working in an environment that requires the ability to manage multiple priorities


The successful Ward Manager will receive an excellent annual salary of £43,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

25 days’ annual leave (increasing with length of service to a maximum of 30)
Birthday off
Contributory pension scheme
Life insurance
Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care settings
Free car parking
Free on site meals
Employee benefits scheme (e.g., discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)
Full onsite induction training and orientation programme


Reference ID: 5436
To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV


  • Location: Ayr, Scotland
  • Salary: Up to £43000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Posted: 27-Jun-2022
  • Posted on: careers4a.com