Head of Care
Ref: CYG05262

  • Location
  • Cygnet Woodside , 279 Beacon Road, Wibsey, Bradford, BD6 3DQ
  • Salary
  • £39,000 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/08/2019
  • At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

    We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Head of Care for our Learning Disability Service in Bradford

    A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.

    We are looking for Registered Learning Disability / Mental Health Nurse with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment are encouraged to apply.

    If you’re passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!


    In this role you will:

    • Provide leadership, direction and supervision to all clinical and support staff.
    • Implement and evaluate 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.
    •  Provide effective communication to both the care team and Multi-Disciplinary Team, acting as a positive role model at all times.
    • Oversee the effective admission/discharge of all clients                                                  


    We're looking for people who:

    • Have up to date knowledge of legislation in relation to Learning Difficulties
    • Are a Registered Mental Nurse/Registered Learning Disability Nurse with a valid pin
    • Able to communicate at all levels 
    • Currently operating as a Head of Care / Ward manager or significant experience in a Senior Nursing role
    • Have experience in Acute, Rehabilitation, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities or forensic psychiatry
    • Have evidence of functioning in a supervisory role as a clinician in a similar setting within a multi-disciplinary team


    In return we’ll offer you:

    • RCNi membership
    • 50% of NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
    • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
    • A high quality work environment
    • Free meals on duty
    • Pension scheme


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

    Cygnet Woodside is a 9 bed service providing high dependency complex care for men with Learning Disabilities, who may have behaviours that challenge and associated complex needs. We place individuals at the heart of everything in a partnership arrangement wherever possible.


    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    Join us!

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

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