Night Unit Coordinator (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG10383


  • Location
  • Cygnet Stevenage, Graveley Road, Stevenage, SG1 4YS
  • Salary
  • £43,430 to £49,277 depending on experience (including enhancements)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 14/08/2020
  • We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Night Unit Coordinator to join our dedicated team at our specialist service in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

    You will be working 38.5 hours per week at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage.

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living.

    Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.

    Your Day-to-Day…

    • Supervise the smooth running of a shift and take leadership responsibility for the ward in the absence of the Ward Manager.
    • Act as a role model to all staff in clinical areas, helping to maintain a motivated positive work force.
    • Responsible for identifying and assessing complex clinical and non-clinical issues, implementing resolutions and monitoring outcomes.
    • Take an active role in clinical audit on the ward and in the hospital.
    • To co-ordinate the Hospital to ensure that tasks are prioritised and undertaken in a timely efficient manner.
    • To provide professional and advanced clinical support and advice to oncall doctors, nursing staff and multidisciplinary team members working within the Hospital sites.
    • Have the ability to work autonomously, managing the routine activities that are undertaken as well as responding to emergencies. To be able to escalate issues appropriately to the on call manager.
    • Follow and ensure others implement Cygnet Health Care Policy and Procedures and maintain level of service, which meets the standard for the hospital

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • £43,430 to £49,277 depending on experience (including enhancements)  
    • RCNi membership, Preceptorship for newly qualified nurses and development programmes for experienced nurses
    • Company pension scheme
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
    • Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
    • Free meals
    • 50% of NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Opportunities for CPD, further learning and development
    • Expert clinical supervision and peer support
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • Plus many more

    You…

    An experienced RMN/RNLD with a current Pin Number, you’ll have…

    Essential:

    •The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
    •A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 and latest nursing practices
    •A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage and reduce risk
    •Compassion, resilience and a dedication to empower and support service user independence

    Desirable:

    • Have compassion, integrity, honesty and resilience
    • Nurses with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment.
    • Able to deputise in the absence of the ward manager

    Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    Location Information:

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

    Pattison Ward - Women's Medium Secure *Soon opening as Male PICU*
    Tiffany Ward - Women's Low Secure
    Peplau Ward - Men's Medium Secure
    Saunders Ward - Men's Low Secure

    We also have specialist wards for detained patients:

    Orchid Ward – Women’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only)
    Chamberlain Ward – Men’s PICU (Detained patients only)

    Our psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

    What next?

    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!

    To apply please click 'Apply Now' below. 

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