General Manager
Ref: CYG11962


  • Location
  • Cygnet Woking, Redding Way, Knaphill, Woking GU21 2QS
  • Salary
  • Up to £40,000pa DOE
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 07/12/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

    Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 8800 employees empower 3000 individuals across 140 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

    Cygnet Hospital Woking:

    Cygnet Hospital Woking offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women. Cygnet Lodge Woking, our sister hospital close by, provides a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men and extends our care pathway.

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...

    The role:

    Reporting directly to the Hospital Manager, the post-holder will take overall responsibility for the management and functioning of non-clinical areas of the hospital according to set budgets, this will include maintenance, housekeeping, catering, administration and cover for other department Heads where necessary. The post-holder will lead on all contractual requirements for the hospital. In addition to these functions, the post-holder will undertake project management work, lead on appropriate investigations (SUI, HR related and complaints) where required and participate in audit and the development of policies for the smooth running of the hospital as a whole.

    Working with the multi-disciplinary teams, family members, local authorities and regulatory bodies, you will have overall responsibility and accountability for the delivery of a high-quality service and promoting a positive culture.

    As an ambassador for your service, you will provide leadership and management to the staff team, ensuring each individual plays their part in promoting choice and independence for the people they support. Ultimately you will meet targets set out in our Quality Strategy, which will ensure your service is providing the best quality support and care possible.

    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We would welcome applicants who are proven leaders and have worked with varied stakeholders in the delivery of outstanding care
    • Previous management experience is essential
    • Preferable experience in similar role. 

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 25 days annual leave
    • Fully paid training
    • Paid DBS
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Opportunities to progress and develop

     

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Woking offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women. Cygnet Lodge Woking, our sister hospital close by, provides a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men and extends our care pathway.

    Cygnet Hospital Woking offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women. Cygnet Lodge Woking, our sister hospital close by, provides a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men and extends our care pathway.

    Services are delivered 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. The hospital is close to transport links and with ready access to the local community.

     

    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
  • Woking_General_Manager_JD_November_2020.docx

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