Ward Manager (New CAMHS Hospital)
Ref: CYG12548

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  • Location
  • Joyce Parker Hospital, Lansdowne Street, Coventry, CV2 4FN
  • Salary
  • £50,000 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 20/01/2021
  • We are looking for a professional, confident Ward Manager who can lead, inspire & oversee the delivery of the very best care, to join us at our brand new CAMHS Service.

    You will be working 40 hour per week on Dragon Ward. The Ward is a 12 bed CAMHS low secure service for young people with complex mental health needs, which may include a co-morbid presentation of disordered eating. This new service is due to open in early 2021.

    Cygnet Joyce Parker Hospital, our new state-of-the-art Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) hospital in Coventry, which opened October 2020.

    Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.
     

     

    Your day-to-day…

     

    • Provide the highest standard of nursing care & be a role model to junior staff
    • Co-ordinate all clinical aspects of the ward & ensure co-operation between clinical departments
    • Implement clinical & administrative policies, procedures & regulations
    • Ensure compliance by others of policies, procedures & regulations
    • Support staff through debriefs, appraisals, training, meetings & development of evidence/ research-based practice
    • Participate in the manager’s on-call system to provide the first point of contact for ward-based staff, outside of normal working hours
    • Lead by example to ensure consistently high standards of clinical care & documentation

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

     

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

     

    You are…

     

    • An experienced RMN/RNLD with a current Pin Number
    • Experienced in managing change, leadership initiatives, motivating & developing others
    • Committed to delivering improvement strategies across all aspects of clinical service provision
    • Have experience in a CAMHS inpatient setting
    • Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
    • Capable of undertaking audits, developing, following-up & ensuring completion of action plans
    • Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & the latest nursing practice
    • Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk


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

     

    About Cygnet Joyce Parker Hospital...

     

    Joyce Parker was a caring and dedicated staff member at one of our services in the West Midlands who sadly passed away during the COVID pandemic. In her honour and remembrance we have named the hospital after her – Cygnet Joyce Parker Hospital.

    Joyce Parker Hospital supports young people aged between 12 and 18 with mental health illness in psychiatric intensive care and low secure environments. The aim of service is to help young people stabilise and return home as soon as possible.

    Dragon Ward  Due to open early 2021, is our 12 bed CAMHS low secure service for young people with complex mental health needs, which may include a co-morbid presentation of disordered eating. The ward will support young people who may need a longer stay in an inpatient setting within a low secure environment. The service will focus on working with young people to understand their mental health, their risks and support their recovery, enabling them to be successfully discharged to a less restrictive environment and to reduce the possibility of relapse and likelihood of requiring a secure service in the future

    The other services that will be provided at the hospital are:

    • Mermaid Ward – 10 bed CAMHS PICU service with a 2 bed emergency place of safety suite for young people with severe mental illness. The service is now open and accepting referrals. 
    • Centaur Court – 5 individual flatlet pods for young people that are stepping down from a hospital setting and are ready to trial independent living (opening early 2021).

     

    What next?

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

    Click apply or please forward your cv to southwestrecruitment@cygnethealth.co.uk

     

  • Job Description
  • Ward_Manager_Job_Specification.pdf

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