Ward Manager (RMN)
Ref: CYG07376

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Woking, Redding Way, Knaphill, Woking GU21 2QS
  • Salary
  • Up to £47,000 Per Annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 03/11/2019
  • We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Ward Manager to join us at Cygnet Hospital Woking.

    You will be working 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday plus on-call.

    Cygnet Hospital Woking offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women. Cygnet Lodge Woking, our sister hospital close by, provides a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men and extends our care pathway.

    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...

    Essential:

    • A Registered Mental Nurse (RMN) 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

    Desirable:

    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
    • Experience working on a PICU or Rehabilitation wards & services
    • Have leadership and management training or qualification
    • A minimum of two years post qualification


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

    The aim at Cygnet Hospital Woking is to help people learn how to manage their mental health and reinforce their daily living skills, helping to prepare for independent life.

    Services are delivered in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living. The hospital is close to transport links and with ready access to the local community.

    Our specialist pathway service offers the following:

    • Acorn Ward – Female PICU
    • Picasso Ward – Women’s Mental Health Rehabilitation
    • Oaktree Ward – Women’s Low Secure
    • Greenacre Ward – Men’s Low Secure
    • Cygnet Lodge Woking – Men’s High Dependency Inpatient Rehabilitation


    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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