Service / Care Manager - Learning Disability (RNLD / RMN)
Ref: CYG06935

  • Location
  • Thors Park, Thors Farm Road, (off Brightlingsea Road), Thorrington, Essex, CO7 8JJ
  • Salary
  • Up to £60,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 28/11/2019
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years.

    We are looking for a Service Manager to join us at our Learning Disabilities Service in Thorrington, North East Essex.

    Cygnet Thors Park is a 14 bed specialist high dependency complex care service providing care and treatment for men with learning disabilities and complex needs. The team can also support people who have additional mental and physical health needs, and those who have been detained under the Mental Health Act. The service has its own care pathway on-site from enhanced support, through to more independent living.

    At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on clients and their families. It's a challenging role with excellent career prospects, and you'll reap the rewards of empowering others. Your focus on enabling service user recovery in a compassionate setting will help us achieve our goals – and yours.

    Your Day-to-Day…

    • Reporting directly to the Operations Director, our Service Managers are responsible for providing strong and effective leadership to the onsite team in order to ensure the integrity of all functions within the hospital, to include; Clinical, Finance, HR, Recruitment and Support Services. You will be responsible for the overall day to day running and strategic direction of the service.
    • To be compliant with CQC / regulatory requirements and to ensure all clinical, budgetary, regulatory and service development targets are met. You will also implement risk assessment, risk management and embed clinical governance within the service.
    • To be responsible for the provision of a high-quality service, both in respect of client care and employee engagement.
    • Ensure effective bed management and coordination of referrals and assessments of client's in conjunction with the Deputy Manager.
    • In this role, you will also lead on appropriate investigations (as required), participate in audit requirements and ensure all group policies and procedures are adhered to. Reviewing and developing potential opportunities for improved quality and commercial growth is also a key requirement.

    You will have…

    • Managerial experience of leading a team within a learning disabilities and complex needs setting
    • A nurse qualification with valid pin – RNLD (Registered Learning Disability Nurse) / RMN (Registered Mental Health Nurse)
    • The ability to work as part of a team; lead by example, manage performance effectively and use own initiative
    • Experience of working to CQC guidelines, relevant legislation and professional regulations
    • Experience undertaking investigations and the ability to manage complaints appropriately and in a confidential manner
    • Desirable: Qualifications in Leadership & Management / Health & Social Care

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Salary: up to £60,000 (depending on experience)
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities
    • Supervision and peer support from the Senior Management Team
    • 50% of NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Pension scheme
    • Free meals
    • Employee discount savings and cycle to work scheme.

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

  • Location Information
  • Based in Thorrington, North East Essex, Cygnet Thors Park is a specialist hospital providing support and treatment for up to 14 men with learning disabilities and complex needs. Cygnet Thors Park is set in extensive grounds accessed via a private lane in the heart of the Essex countryside.

    When people come to Cygnet Thors Park we ask them how they would like to personalise their bedroom and we support them to express their individuality. There are a number of rooms at Cygnet Thors Park which are dedicated to activities and supporting life skills in readiness for people moving on. There is a life skills kitchen for people wanting to prepare or cook food for themselves or their visitors. There is a large art room where people can enjoy a range of creative table top crafts, in addition to a games room and an IT room. The grounds are extensive and there are plenty of outdoor activities available for people to enjoy. Patio and seating areas for service users and their visitors to enjoy are a popular choice.

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

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

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Click the link to apply.


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