Ward Manager - Acute In-patient Service
Ref: CYG06837

  • Location
  • Cygnet Harrow, London Road, Harrow on the Hill HA1 3JL
  • Salary
  • up to £40,000 per annum (dependent of experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 18/10/2019
  • We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Ward Manager to join us at our Acute Inpatient service at Cygnet Hospital Harrow.

    You will be working 37.5 hours per week on Byron Ward - Acute Inpatient Mental Health.

    Cygnet Hospital Harrow provides a recovery focused service treating a wide range of mental health problems. We also offer specialist diagnostic, assessment and inpatient services for individuals with mental health needs and who also have a dual diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.


    Your Day-to-Day…

    • Have overall management responsibility for the delivery of service user centred care within the ward
    • Be responsible for maintaining regulatory, CQUIN and KPI compliance across 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.


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • NHS and employee discount scheme
    • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Free meals on duty
    • RCNi membership
    • Bespoke career pathways
    • Flexible shift patterns
    • Plus many more


    You will have...


    • A Registered Mental Nurse/Registered Nurse Learning Disability (current pin number)
    • Currently operating as a Ward manager / Head of Care or significant experience in a Senior Nursing role
    • Experience of working as part of a multidisciplinary team
    • 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



    • The Ability to deputise in a Clinical Manager role
    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
    • Experience working on in an Acute service / Ward 
    • Have leadership and management training or qualification

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

    At Cygnet Hospital Harrow our acute in-patient psychiatric services offer assessment, diagnosis and treatment for both men and women with a wide range of psychological and emotional problems, including those who are detained under the Mental Health Act.

    • Byron Ward provides an acute in-patient psychiatric service for a wide range of psychological and emotional problems. Set in a calming and therapeutic environment the ward can support up to 20 men and women. Referrals are accepted from all over the UK.

    What next?
    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!

    Click the link to apply.

  • Job Description
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