Head of Care
Ref: CYG06008


  • Location
  • Acorn Lodge, Upper Sheffield Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S70 4PX
  • Salary
  • Up to £39,500 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2019
  • 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 Neuropsychiatric service in Barnsley.

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

    We are looking for a Registered Mental Health/Learning Disability 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 mental health / neuropsychiatry and / or 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 Pindar House is currently under construction with a completion date around November 2019. It is a 22 bed Neuropsychiatric service offering care and treatment to those affected by acquired brain injuries. It is a safe and secure place to aid recovery as well as offering those diagnosed with a progressive neurological disease, like Huntington’s disease, a caring and long term placement to support and help manage the progression of their symptoms.

    Cygnet Pindar House is a modern purpose built facility which has been designed specifically to provide a clinically led evidence based neuropsychiatric pathway for those individuals presenting with behaviours that challenge. Our focus is to create a therapeutic rich environment which engages our service users and offers them the opportunity to minimise their challenging behaviour and maximise their independence.

     

    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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