Ward Manager
Ref: CYG06665


  • Location
  • Cygnet Clifton Clinic, Clifton Lane Clifton, Nottingham, NG11 8NB
  • Salary
  • £40,000 (Dependent on experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 31/10/2019
  • At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on service users & their families.

    We are looking for an experienced Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) to join us at Cygnet Hospital Clifton as a Ward Manager.

    Your Day-to-Day…

    • The post-holder will have overall management responsibility for the delivery of service user centred care within the ward, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
    • To lead a team of nursing staff in the delivery of high quality evidence-based practice, ensuring that regular supervision and appraisal take place.
    • You will manage operational resources in a cost-effective manner, evaluating the standard of service delivered and co-ordinate multidisciplinary working.
    • You will maintain excellent communication and working relationships with all team members and other services within Cygnet Hospital Clifton ensuring effective interface and continuity of care between disciplines and services.
    • To work 40 hours a week which includes on call responsibilities

    You will have…

    • Experience as a Registered Nurse (RMN / RNLD / Staff Nurse) with a current Pin Number
    • The ability to delegate in a clinical management role or have worked as a Ward Manager or Deputy, Senior Nurse or Clinical Team Leader
    • Compassion, resilience and excellent interpersonal skills
    • The ability to maintain documentation and undertake audits
    • A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 & latest nursing practices
    • A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage & reduce risk
    • Dedication to empower & support service user independence
    Registered Mental Health Nurse / RMNs with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment are encouraged to apply.

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • £40,000 per Annum
    • RCNi membership
    • Company pension scheme
    • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre e.g. NHS card
    • Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
    • Free meals
    • Opportunities for CPD, further learning and development
    • Expert clinical supervision and peer support

    Requirements

    Contracted hours: up to 40 per week, covering 4 days - 10 hour shifts 

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

    What next?

    Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years.

    If you care about making a difference – every day – we want to talk to you!

    Click the link to apply.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Clifton is a 24 bed specialist low secure service for men with a personality disorder, who also present with complex mental health needs and challenging behaviours.

    The treatment model we provide at Cygnet Hospital Clifton is delivered in the context of a cohesive multidisciplinary, psychologically informed team approach, with the patient at its centre. We aim to create opportunities for sustained positive behavioural change, by applying a consistent approach where the men in our care feel encouraged to develop positive interpersonal skills to reduce maladaptive or pathological behaviours.

  • Job Description
  • Ward_Manager_Job_Description_updated_2016.docx

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