Head of Care
Ref: CYG08099

  • Location
  • Cygnet Sherwood Lodge, Rufford Colliery Lane, Rainworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0HR
  • Salary
  • £40,000 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 10/02/2020
  • At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

    We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Head of Care for our Learning Disability Service in Nottinghamshire working 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday. 

    A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.

    We are looking for Registered Learning Disability / Mental Health Nurse with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment are encouraged to apply.

    If you’re passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!

    In this role you will:

    • Provide leadership, direction and supervision to all clinical and support staff.
    • Implement and evaluate agreed systems of clinical and operational support aimed at the continual professional development of the Nursing Team and delivery of a high level of care to our clients.
    •  Provide effective communication to both the care team and Multi-Disciplinary Team, acting as a positive role model at all times.
    • Oversee the effective admission/discharge of all clients                                                  

    We're looking for people who:

    • Have up to date knowledge of legislation in relation to Learning Difficulties
    • Are a Registered Mental Nurse/Registered Learning Disability Nurse with a valid pin
    • Able to communicate at all levels 
    • Currently operating as a Head of Care / Ward manager or significant experience in a Senior Nursing role
    • Have experience in Acute, Rehabilitation, Mental Health, Learning Disabilities or forensic psychiatry
    • Have evidence of functioning in a supervisory role as a clinician in a similar setting within a multi-disciplinary team

    In return we’ll offer you:

    • RCNi membership
    • 50% of NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
    • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
    • A high quality work environment
    • Free meals on duty
    • Pension scheme

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

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    Join us!

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

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Sherwood Lodge is a high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities, associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge.

    The hospital also has four two-bedded residential units, Adele Cottage and 4, 5, 7 The Sycamores, allowing for further community integration and focus on daily living skills.

    CQC overall rating 'Outstanding'

  • Job Description
  • Cygnet_Head_of_Care.docx_sherwood_lodge.docx

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