Ward Manager (Female PICU)
Ref: CYG07003


  • Location
  • Cygnet Bierley, Bierley Lane, Bradford, BD4 6AD
  • Salary
  • Up to £45,000 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 23/11/2019
  • We are looking for a Ward Manager with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

    You will be working 38.5 hours at Cygnet Hospital Bierley.

    Cygnet Hospital Bierley provides a range of low secure, specialist and psychiatric intensive care services for men and women, including a specialist personality disorder service for women.

     

    Your Day-to-Day…

    • Provide the highest standard of nursing care, therapeutically based on a named nurse/team nursing approach and to ensure junior staff do the same
    • Co-ordinate clinical aspects of the hospital and to ensure a sound co-operation between the clinical departments in the interests of delivering an excellent service to patients
    • Be conversant with and implement all relevant policies, procedures and regulations, whether clinical or administrative or representing interface between the two areas.  Where appropriate this will entail ensuring compliance by others of such policies, procedures and regulations
    • Ensure that company policies and procedures are adhered to - update local documentation in consultation with other colleagues in accordance with company guidelines, NMC guidelines, legislation and current research
    • Support staff in delivering a high standard of care through regular appraisals, training and development of evidence/research based practice
    • To participate in the manager’s on-call system to provide the first point of contact for ward based staff, outside of normal working hours

     

    You will be...

    • Committed to delivering service improvement strategies across all aspects of clinical service provision
    • Have experience of working in a forensic environment or PICU setting
    • Have evidence of managing change; leadership initiatives and experience of motivating and developing others will be important attributes for any successful candidates
    • Are open, compassionate, honest & resilient
    • Are capable to undertake audits and close the audit cycle
    • Are well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & have an understanding of latest nursing practices
    • Are focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

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

     

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

    Cygnet Hospital Bierley provides a range of low secure, specialist and psychiatric intensive care services for men and women, including a specialist personality disorder service for women. The hospital is set across four wards offering single-sex male and female specialist mental health services in low secure and locked environments. Our ward breakdown is as follows:

    • Bronte Ward – Female Low Secure Mental Health
    • Denholme Ward – Female Psychiatric Intensive Care (PICU)
    • Bowling Ward – Specialist Female Personality Disorder Service
    • Shelley Ward – Male Low Secure Mental Health

     

    What next?
    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!
    Click the link to apply.

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