Ward Manager - Male Learning Disability Service
Ref: CYG08477

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Taunton, Orchard Portman, Taunton, TA3 7BQ
  • Salary
  • £42,000 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 20/02/2020
  • We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Ward Manager to join us at Cygnet Health Care, at our service located in Taunton.

    You will be working 40 hours per week on Redwood Ward - High Dependency Complex Care Service for men with Learning Disabilities, at Cygnet Hospital Taunton 

    Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides specialist inpatient services for older adults with mental health problems and for men diagnosed with a learning disability. The hospital also provides an acute inpatient admissions service for men over the age of 18. 


     
    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 / Registered Nurse Learning Disability (RMN / RNLD) with a 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
     
    Desirable:
    • The Ability to deputise in a Clinical Manager role
    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
    • Experience in learning disabilties
    • 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.

    Redwood Ward at Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides a 7 bed high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities and complex mental health needs.The ethos of the service is to work with the individual to enable them to transition out of a hospital environment in a safe and effective way, enabling them to live as independent a life as possible. With a focus on discharge from the outset, the team place the individual at the heart of their own care, developing collaborative plans detailing achievements and progress towards transition to the next step on their recovery journey. Building on the expertise of the other learning disability services within the Cygnet Health Care portfolio, the service is supported by our myPath learning disability care model.


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

    Click the link to apply, or please email your CV to SouthwestRecruitment@cygnethealth.co.uk

     

  • Job Description
  • Ward_Manager_JD_Aug_17.doc

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