Clinical Practice Leader - Upping Ward
Ref: CYG10472

  • Location
  • Cygnet Beckton, 23 Tunnan Leys, Beckton, London, E6 6ZB
  • Salary
  • £17.00 - £17.45 per hour DoE + Enhancements + £4,000 location package
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 24/08/2020
  • We are looking for a confident Clinical Team Leader (CTL) who can inspire, support and oversee the delivery of the very best care. 

    You’ll be working 38.5 hours a week, based at Cygnet Beckton to work on our Acute ward, Upping Ward.  

    Upping Ward at Cygnet Beckton is a 15 bedded ward for females with a primary diagnosis of Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder and complex needs presenting with immediate and significant risk to themselves. 

    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.
    •    Work within their NMC code of conduct.
    •    Actively promote best practice clinical care on the ward.
    •    Take an active role in clinical audit on the ward and in the hospital.
    •    Actively coach and mentor staff to improve practice on the ward.
    •    Take a lead role in working with the Multi-Disciplinary Team to coordinate and effective care plans which meet the physical & emotional needs of the service users in a caring and empathic manner.
    •    Participate in training and development of staff.
    •    Follow and ensure others implement Cygnet Health Care Policy and Procedures and maintain level of service, which meets the standard for the hospital.


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

    •    Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
    •    Capable to maintain documentation and undertake audits
    •    Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & have an understanding of latest nursing practices
    •    Able to delegate in a clinical lead role
    •    Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk
    •    Helping to empower & support service user independence.

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • £17.00 - £17.45 per hour depending on experience + Enhancments and £4,000 location package 
    • 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

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

    Location Information:

    Situated in the East End of London, the hospital has four different specialist wards including mental health with learning disability, personality disorder, personality disorder with complex needs and a PICU.

    The overall ambience of the hospital is welcoming. The team take great pride in providing the best possible therapeutic environment in conjunction with the service users.

    Service users can either be detained under the Mental Health Act of 1983 as amended in 2007) or can be informal. 

    The service promotes independence and successful reintegration into community living by encouraging social recovery (rehabilitation), facilitating in-dept personal discovery (treatment) and empowering service users to take ownership and responsibility for their own journey with expert support and guidance. 

    Beckton is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC

    What next?

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

    Click the link to apply.

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