Ward Clerk
Ref: CYG05669

  • Location
  • Cygnet Kewstoke, Beach Road, Kewstoke, BS22 9UZ
  • Salary
  • £16,053
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 28/06/2019
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    With us, you’ll work in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

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

    And you can progress your career in a caring setting that makes a real impact on people’s lives.

    It’s challenging, satisfying work.

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


    Your Day-to-Day...

    You’ll be working 37.5 hours a week Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm


    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.

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    Join us!

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

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  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke provides an emergency admissions service for men and a pathway for women from low secure to rehabilitation including a specialist service for personality disorder.

    The hospital has more than 16 acres of landscaped grounds and overlooks the Bristol Channel. This beachside location, just outside Weston-super-Mare, helps us provide a quiet, peaceful and therapeutic environment which can offer service users a broad range of therapies including CAT, CBT, Schema Therapy, EMDR & DBT.

    The hospital provides 58 inpatient beds within a low secure setting, including a male PICU within the same secure perimeter. All bedrooms are single, with en-suite bathrooms, and each of the four wards has its own garden or terrace. There is a fully equipped gym and activities suite.


    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.

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