Clinical Team Leader - Personality Disorder Ward
Ref: CYG07273

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Ealing, 22 Corfton Rd, London W5 2HT
  • Salary
  • £38,000 - £40,000 per annum, plus enhancements (+ £4,000 per annum nurse allowance)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 05/11/2019

  • At Cygnet Hospital Ealing we are looking for exceptional nurses (RMN or RGN) with extensive specialist experience and / or training in Personality Disorders.

    We are looking for a Clinical Team Leader with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

    This role will be working 38.5 hours a week on New Dawn – Female Tier 4 Personality Disorder Service


    Your Day-to-Day…

    • Supervise the smooth running of a shift and take leadership responsibility for the ward in the absence of the Ward Manager.
    • Act as a role model to all staff in clinical areas, helping to maintain a motivated positive work force.
    • Participate in the manager’s on-call system to provide the first point of contact for ward based staff, outside of normal working hours.
    • Take an active role in clinical audit on the ward and in the hospital.
    • Actively coach and mentor staff to improve practice on the ward.
    • Take a lead role in working with the multi-disciplinary team to coordinate and effective care plans which meet the physical & emotional needs of the service users in a caring and empathic manner.
    • Participate in training and development of staff.
    • Follow and ensure others implement Cygnet Health Care Policy and Procedures and maintain level of service, which meets the standard for the hospital.


    You will have…

    • Experience as a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Registered General Nurse (RGN) with a current Pin Number
    • Supervisory / Team Leader experience
    • Compassion, resilience and excellent interpersonal skills 
    • The ability to maintain documentation and undertake audits
    • A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 & latest nursing practices
    • Able to deputise in a Ward Manager / Clinical Lead role
    • A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage & reduce risk
    • Dedication to empower & support service user independence



    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Salary of £38,000 - £40,000 per annum +
       10% of basic Salary for Night shifts
       20% of basic salary for weekend shifts
       30% of basic rate for nights on the weekend
       66% of basic rate for bank holidays
    • £4,000 per annum nurse allowance
    • Strong career progression and development opportunities within the region, including into further management roles   
    • RCNi membership
    • Meals provided on duty
    • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
    • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
    • Employee referral scheme
    • 50% of NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Company pension scheme
    • Employee & NHS discount scheme
    • Additional leave can be granted for a range of personal circumstances 
    • Additional training and induction can be arranged

    Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years.

    Cygnet Hospital Ealing provides a welcoming, non-institutional environment, offering personalised treatment for service users with an eating disorder or personality disorder over two separate wards.

    At Cygnet Hospital Ealing, the eating disorder service is nationally commissioned by NHS England, and has developed a nationwide reputation for treating those with the most complex of eating disorders. With the national tier 4 personality disorder service also on site, the unit has become renowned for effectively dealing with those with dual diagnosis, where the eating disorder is the presenting problem.

    New Dawn Ward at Cygnet Hospital Ealing is a 9 bed specialist Tier 4 service, providing treatment, care and support for women with a personality disorder who are ready to engage in therapy. New Dawn is one of a small handful of tier 4 personality disorder services, across the entire country, that is nationally specialist commissioned by NHS England.



    Cygnet Hospital Ealing is in a leafy, residential area .The hospital building was once a house and has retained its homely feel, thanks to our welcoming, friendly staff and pleasant surroundings.
    • Ealing is a 5 minute walk from Ealing Broadway (central line) station and bus station.
    • Has excellent links to the M25 and central London.
    • There is a hub of restaurants, coffee shops and retail outlets 5 minutes’ walk from the site

    What next?

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

    Click the link to apply.


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

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