Clinical Team Leader - Male ACUTE Service
Ref: CYG12610


  • Location
  • Cygnet Hospital Colchester , Boxted Road, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5HF
  • Salary
  • £19,23 Per Hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 24/02/2021
  • We are looking for a Clinical Team Leader with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

    You will be working 42 hours per week at Cygnet Hospital Colchester 

    Cygnet Hospital Colchester, formerly known as Fairview Hospital, is a 54 bed service providing a range of intensive support and rehabilitation services for men with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or mental health needs.

    Your Day-to-Day…

    • Supervise the smooth running of a shift and take leadership responsibility for the ward in the absence of the Ward Manager.
    • Act as a role model to all staff in clinical areas, helping to maintain a motivated positive work force.
    • Participate in the manager’s on-call system to provide the first point of contact for ward based staff, outside of normal working hours.
    • Take an active role in clinical audit on the ward and in the hospital.
    • Actively coach and mentor staff to improve practice on the ward.
    • Take a lead role in working with the Multi-Disciplinary Team to coordinate and effective care plans which meet the physical & emotional needs of the service users in a caring and empathic manner.
    • Participate in training and development of staff.
    • Follow and ensure others implement Cygnet Health Care Policy and Procedures and maintain level of service, which meets the standard for the hospital.

    You will have…

    Essential:

    • An Experienced Registered Mental Health / RMN or Registered Learning Disability Nurse / RNLD with a current Pin Number
    • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
    • A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 and latest nursing practices
    • 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
    • A minimum of two years’ experience post qualification, with ACUTE Experience. 

    Desirable:

    • The ability to deputise in absence of the Ward Manager
    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
       

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

    The aim of our services is assessment, stabilisation, treatment and engagement, with a view to supporting service users in the least restrictive environment appropriate to their needs. Our services are recovery-focused, with the aim of preparing individuals for a move to rehabilitation or step-down services, and ultimately, back into the community wherever possible.

    The service comprises of the following wards;

    • Highwoods Ward –  Acute Service for Men
    • Oak Court –  Acute Admission / Intensive Support Service for Men with a Learning Disability
    • Larch Court – Acute Admission / Intensive Support Service for Men with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Ramsey Unit – High Dependency Inpatient Rehabilitation Service for Men

    Highwoods Ward at Cygnet Hospital Colchester is a 19 bed male acute service. The service provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

    What next?

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

    Click the link to apply or alternatively email your CV to oliviajames@cygnethealth.co.uk

     

  • Job Description
  • Clinical_Team_Leader_Job_Description_2019.docx

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