Head of Care (RMN/RNLD)
Ref: CYG10971

  • Location
  • Gledholt Mews, 32 Greenhead Road, Gledholt, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD1 4EZ
  • Salary
  • £42,000 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 07/10/2020
  • We are looking for a Head of Care (RMN/RNLD) with a passion for delivering outstanding care.

    You’ll be working 40 hours per week (Monday to Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm – but flexibility is required) at Cygnet Gledholt Mews & Coach House.

    Gledholt Mews and Coach House is our new service, opening in October 2020, for adults with mental health needs or a personality disorder who have been able to progress through the hospital pathway and are looking for the next stage in their rehabilitation journey. This service has been designed around individuals from Kirklees in partnership with Kirklees CCG with the aim is to help these individuals along their path 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...

    • Oversee/maintain the Care of all clients within the Hospital and, in the absence of the Hospital Manager/Director, take responsibility for the day to day running of the Hospital
    • Provide leadership, direction and supervision to all clinical and support staff
    • Provide effective communication to both the care team and Multi-Disciplinary Team, acting as a positive role model at all times
    • Contribute to the hospital achieving a high level of staff moral and in developing the service.
    • Responsible for implementing and evaluating agreed systems of clinical and operational support, aimed at the continual professional development of the Nursing Team and delivery of a high level of care to our Clients


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • NHS and employee discount scheme
    • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Free meals on duty
    • Free parking
    • RCNi membership
    • Bespoke career pathways
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • Plus many more



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


    • An excellent understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 and latest nursing practices
    • Currently operating as a Head of Care / Ward manager or significant experience in a Senior Nursing role
    • Excellent relationship management with internal and external stakeholders (i.e. CCGs and CQC)
    • Have experience in Acute, Rehabilitation, Mental Health or Forensic Psychiatry
    • Have evidence of functioning in a supervisory role as a clinician in a similar setting within a multi-disciplinary team
    • 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


    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
    • Knowledge on behavioural interventions


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


    What next?

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

    If interested, please forward your CV to: midlands-recruitment@cygnethealth.co.uk

    Or click apply! 

  • Location Information
  • Gledholt Mews & Coach house is committed to continuously improving the quality of care for the people we support. It is our aspiration to strive to maintain the highest of standards through clinical leadership and a positive organisational culture that puts the service users at the very centre of care.

    We place great emphasis and value in the consultation process with the families, friends and Kirklees referring authority, we regard this as a critical component in ensuring that the highest care standards that are inclusive. Our fundamentals are to provide an excellent quality of care through a safe and aesthetically pleasant homely environment with respect and dignity providing not only the clinical support but also spiritual and emotional support in pursuit of happiness.

    Our Cygnet core values, care respect empower trust and integrity are our drivers at Gledholt Mews & Coach house  we endeavour to create the best environment for our residents and staff teams,  Quality service delivery depends on a philosophy that supports, a well-trained, valued, and motivated team.

    Staff development, skills and expertise are continuously supported through supervision, appraisal and training which is part of their development processes.

    We are dedicated to supporting our team’s day-to-day interventions, working together creating an empowering environment, of choice, inclusiveness, leadership and guidance. Each component of our team is intrinsic to achieving the drive for quality, together; we help each other to deliver the best person-centred care to for the people we support.

    Gledholt Mews & Coach house believes that the people we support are not only entitled to the best service but equally to the best life they can live. Simply based on promoting choice, Discharge and understanding that we are all individual.

  • Job Description
  • Cygnet_Gledholt_Mews_Head_of_Care_JD.docx

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