Ward Manager
Ref: CYG07264

  • Location
  • Cygnet Kewstoke, Beach Road, Kewstoke, BS22 9UZ
  • Salary
  • £44,500 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/11/2019
  • We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Ward Manager to join us at our service located in Weston-super-mare.

    You will be working 37.5 hours per week at Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke

    Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke provides an emergency admissions service for men and a pathway for women from low secure to rehabilitation including a specialist service for personality 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
    • 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 Kewstoke has more than 16 acres of landscaped grounds and overlooks the Bristol Channel. This beachside location, just outside Weston-super-Mare, helps us provide a quiet, peaceful and therapeutic environment which can offer service users a broad range of therapies including CAT, CBT, Schema Therapy, EMDR & DBT.

    The hospital provides 58 inpatient beds within a low secure setting, including a male PICU within the same secure perimeter. All bedrooms are single, with en-suite bathrooms, and each of the four wards has its own garden or terrace. There is a fully equipped gym and activities suite.

    CQC overall rating - Good

    If you wish to have an informal discussion about this position then please contact Barry O’Driscoll - Hospital Manager

    Tel: 01934 428989

    Mobile: 07702846888

    Email: barryodriscoll@cygnethealth.co.uk


    What next?

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

    Click the link to apply.


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