Ward Manager - Branwell Ward
Ref: CYG05740

  • Location
  • Cygnet Wyke, Blankney Grane, Huddersfield Road, Wyke, Bradford, BD12 8LR
  • Salary
  • Up to $45,000 per annum (dependant on experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 26/07/2019
  • 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 Ward Manager, you must be either a Registered Mental Health / RMN or Learning Disabilities Nurse / RNLD to work at Cygnet Wyke.

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

    Registered Mental Health / RMN or Learning Disabilities Nurse / RNLDs 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....

    • Working Monday to Friday, plus on-call
    • Have overall management responsibility for the delivery of service user centred care within the ward
    •  Lead a team of nursing staff in the delivery of high quality evidence-based practice, ensuring that regular supervision and appraisal take place
    • Coordinate multidisciplinary working, maintaining excellent communication and working relationships with all team members
    • Manage operational resources in a cost-effective manner, and evaluating the standard of service delivered


    We are looking for people who....

    • Current experience as a Ward Manager / Head of Care or a Senior Registered Mental Health Nurse with a valid pin
    • Experience of working in the mental health sector
    • Experience of implementing and monitoring standards of care
    • Experience of providing clinical and managerial supervision, offering support in making clear and consistent clinical decisions along with the ability to lead and motivate a Nursing team effectively
    • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team


    In return we will offer you....

    • RCNi membership
    • 50% NMC renewal fee paid by Cygnet
    • Company pension scheme
    • Free Meals
    • Free life assurance
    • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
    • Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
    • Free parking
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities
    • Opportunities to broaden experience within the adult service as part of career development

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


    Cygnet Hospital Wyke provides a comprehensive pathway of acute admissions services for men and women. Our team works closely and collaboratively with service users, their families and the referrer to provide a seamless pathway from referral to discharge.

    Our acute and PICU services work together in order to assess and manage risk factors, allowing us as a hospital to work successfully and robustly with individuals posing a higher level of complexity and challenge and who present a risk to themselves and others.

    Branwell Ward has 19 beds and cares for adult males with a variety of mental health disorders. It has a team of 30 nurses and support workers who are supported by medical staff and allied health professionals.

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