Ward Manager
Ref: CYG10527


  • Location
  • Cygnet Derby, 100 London Road, Derby, DE24 8WZ
  • Salary
  • £40,000
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2020
  • At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on service users & their families.

     

    We are looking for an experienced Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) to join us at Cygnet Hospital Derby as a Ward Manager.

     

    Cygnet Hospital Derby provides low secure and mental health rehabilitation care based on the Recovery Model. The position is based on Alvaston Ward, our specialist female personality disorder service, which is one of the leading services of its kind in the East and West Midlands.

     

    Your Day-to-Day…

    •  The post-holder will have overall management responsibility for the delivery of service user centred care within the ward, in accordance with company policies and procedures
    • To lead a team of nursing staff in the delivery of high quality evidence-based practice, ensuring that regular supervision and appraisal take place
    • You will manage operational resources in a cost-effective manner, evaluating the standard of service delivered and co-ordinate multidisciplinary working
    • You will maintain excellent communication and working relationships with all team members and other services within Cygnet Hospital Clifton ensuring effective interface and continuity of care between disciplines and services
    • To work 40 hours a week which includes on call responsibilities

     

    You will have…

    • Eperience as a Registered Nurse (RMN / RNLD / Staff Nurse) with a current Pin Number
    • The ability to delegate in a clinical management role or have worked as a Ward Manager or Deputy, Senior Nurse or Clinical Team Leader
    • Compassion, resilience and excellent interpersonal skills
    • The ability to maintain documentation and undertake audits
    • A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 & latest nursing practices
    • A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage & reduce risk
    • Dedication to empower & support service user independence
    • Registered Mental Health Nurse / RMNs with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment are encouraged to apply.

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • £40,000 per Annum
    • RCNi membership
    • Company pension scheme
    • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre e.g. NHS card
    • Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
    • Free meals
    • Opportunities for CPD, further learning and development
    • Expert clinical supervision and peer support

     

    Requirements

     

    Contracted hours: up to 40 per week, 08:30 – 16:30 Monday – Friday, 1st On-Call 1 week in 9, currently 1 week in 12

     

    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

     

    What next?

     

    Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years.

     

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

     

    Click the link to apply.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Derby provides low secure and mental health rehabilitation care based on the Recovery Model. Our integrated male care pathway includes Litchurch Ward, our low secure ward, and the Wyvern Unit, our mental health rehabilitation service. Alvaston Ward, our specialist female personality disorder service, is one of the leading services of its kind in the East and West Midlands.

    Service users have access to external secure courtyards, and therapy and leisure facilities, including a fully equipped gym, art room, IT classroom and therapy kitchen, which contribute to a comprehensive package of care. Cygnet Hospital Derby is built to low secure specifications.

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

  • Job Description
  • Ward_Manager_Job_Description_Derby.docx

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