Ward Manager - Male PICU Ward
Ref: CYG07220

  • Location
  • Cygnet Wyke, Blankney Grange, Huddersfield Road, Wyke, Bradford, BD12 8LR
  • Salary
  • up to £45,000 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 08/12/2019
  • We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Ward Manager to join us at Cygnet Hospital Wyke, on our brand new Male PICU Ward.

    You will be working 38.5 hours per week on Bennu Ward at Cygnet Hospital Wyke

    Cygnet Hospital Wyke provides a comprehensive pathway of acute admissions services for men. Our team works closely and collaboratively with service users, their families and the referrer to provide a seamless pathway from referral to discharge. Now due to re-open our new male PICU service - Bennu Ward.


    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 a PICU ward/service 
    • 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.

    Cygnet Hospital Wyke is an acute service for men that will now consist of two wards, Pheonix ward – Acute Service and our brand new ward to open, Bennu Ward – PICU service. Our integrated regional care pathways in West Yorkshire allow transition to and from our sister service at Cygnet Lodge Brighouse (male mental health rehabilitation).

    • Phoenix Ward is an open acute service that can support up to 19 men in a therapeutic and calming setting. The service is an emergency admission ward that aims to work with service users with a broad range of mental health problems.
    • Bennu Ward is a 12 bed Male PICU service that accepts emergency and crisis admissions. The service provides expert, intensive, short-term, individualised care for service users detained under the Mental Health Act. The focus of our PICU services is stabilisation, and moving service users as quickly as possible to the most appropriate and least restrictive environment, whilst avoiding the need for readmission

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

    Click the link to apply.

  • Job Description
  • Ward_Manager_Job_Description.docx

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