Nurse Clinical Team Leader (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG07839

  • Location
  • Cygnet Stevenage, Graveley Road, Stevenage, SG1 4YS
  • Salary
  • £37,000 - £42,000
  • Closing date
  • 27/01/2020
  • We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Clinical Team Leader to join our dedicated team at our specialist service in Stevenage, Hertfordshire.

    You will be working 38.5 hours per week at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage.

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women 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.


    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


    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
    •Plus many more


    You will have…


    •Experience as a Registered Nurse Mental Health Nurse / RMN or Learning Disability / RNLD
    with a current Pin Number
    •The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
    •A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 and latest nursing practices
    •A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage and reduce risk
    •Compassion, resilience and a dedication to empower and support service user independence

    • Have compassion, integrity, honesty and resilience
    • Nurses with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment.
    • Able to deputise in the absence of the ward manager


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

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

    Stevenage provides a comprehensive psychological assessment and therapy programme across its four secure wards:

    Pattison Ward - Women's Medium Secure
    Tiffany Ward - Women's Low Secure
    Peplau Ward - Men's Medium Secure
    Saunders Ward - Men's Low Secure

    We also have specialist wards for detained patients:

    Orchid Ward – Women’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only)
    Chamberlain Ward – Men’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only)
    Our psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

    We offer specialist diagnostic assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ADOS) and Personality Disorders (IPDE and PCL-R). The therapies offered include Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Substance Misuse Programme, Fire Setting Intervention Programme for Mentally Disordered Offenders (FIP-MO) and Sex Offender Treatment Programme for Mentally disordered Offenders (SOTP-MO). The psychology team offers a range of individual therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural and Cognitive Analytical Therapy, Schema focused and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.


    What next?

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

    To apply please send your CV to  or please click 'Apply Now' below. 

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