Ward Clerk
Ref: CYG10972

  • Location
  • Cygnet Bury, Buller Street, Bury, BL8 2BS
  • Salary
  • TBC
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    As a Ward Clerk, you’ll help ensure the smooth & safe management of our patient care on the ward.

    So if you’re passionate about what you do, we want to hear from you!

    Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents.

    Your Day-to-Day...

    You’ll be working 40 hours a week.

    • Assisting the wards to generate & complete relevant forms following Ward Round meetings where necessary (e.g. Notice to Accounts / S17 Leave forms / Pre Leave Assessment Forms).
    • Helping to ensure the wards are compliant with various clinical dashboards (e.g. advising when care plans are due for review).
    • Ensuring paperwork is submitted so the patient database is kept up to date.
    • Assist with the collection of required data to meet corporate requirements.
    • Attending Ward Rounds, taking minutes, editing and issuing the reports.
    • Maintain effective filing systems and decant service user notes in line with Medical Records policy and procedure. 
    • Liaise internally regarding ward round meetings as required. 
    • Liaise with external agencies, referrers, other professionals and relatives.
    • Attend and take minutes at meetings as requested. 
    • Record all enquiries using appropriate documentation and ensure action is taken where necessary. 
    • Provide cover in the Reception area for breaks, leave etc. to include handling the hospital switchboard efficiently and carrying out other duties in this area as requested.
    • Ensure confidentiality and security of patient related data at all times.


    You are...

    • Experienced in administration in a fast-paced hospital environment
    • Organised, diligent and can strictly adhere to processes & procedures
    • Knowledgeable of mental health & patient confidentiality issues
    • Skilled at inputting, pulling & analysing data using Microsoft Excel
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, etc
    • An excellent verbal & written communicator with strong interpersonal skills
    • Able to swiftly solve problems & work under pressure without compromising quality 


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Strong career progression opportunities
    • Expert supervision & support
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Pension scheme
    • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving


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

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