Head of Care
Ref: CYG06177

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Lodge Salford Radcliffe Park Crescent, Salford, Manchester, M6 7WQ
  • Salary
  • Up to £42,000pa DOE
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 22/08/2019
  • Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

    Cygnet Lodge Salford is a new 25 bed high dependency inpatient rehabilitation hospital for women.  The service supports individuals with a primary diagnosis of mental health, but they may also have a complex secondary diagnosis, including a personality disorder.

    Main Purpose

    The Head of Care will work with all the teams to ensure integrated clinical, operational, quality and financial outcomes are achieved across site. The post holder will provide line management responsibility for staff as directed by the Hospital Director to develop effective clinical governance.  The post holder will take lead for safeguarding and provide operational support to clinical service managers in determining safe staffing compliment that reflect the patient mix to maximise effectiveness and efficiency of the service. The post holder will oversee the adherence to Contract Compliance from a clinical perspective.   

    Key Responsibilities:

    • To use and provide information required for the quality measure which will be collected and reported using dash boards to improve the quality of care delivery
    • To be the nurse lead for safeguarding for the Hospital
    • To use and provide information required for the quality measure which will be collected and reported using dash boards to improve the quality of care delivery
    • To be the nurse lead for safeguarding for the Hospital

    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We welcome all applicants that feel they would be able to make a positive difference to people's lives
    • You would need to be compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Health and Social Care QCF or SVQ would be beneficial
    • Previous experience would be beneficial, but not essential

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 28 days annual leave
    • Length of service awards
    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Training and development opportunities

    All successful applicants will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in respect of regulated work with protected adults and regulated work with children. A PVG certificate contains all unspent and certain spent conviction information. It also contains any other non-conviction information that the police or other

    government bodies think is relevant. Disclosure Scotland continually monitor PVG scheme members' records for vetting information including criminal convictions that may affect their suitability to work with vulnerable groups.

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