Ward Manager
Ref: CYG09727

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Hospital Hexham, Anick Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4JR
  • Salary
  • Circa £40,000pa DOE
  • Hours
  • 40 hours
  • Closing date
  • 24/06/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

    Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 8800 employees empower 3000 individuals across 140 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

    We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated ‘Good’ or ‘Outstanding’. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...

    We are looking for an experience Ward Manager to join our team. 

    In this role you will provide effective leadership to the service and will be a role model to your staff team. Your main focus would be to ensure the team provides safe, sound and supportive care to the people they support.

    Working with the multi-disciplinary teams, family members, local authorities and regulatory bodies, you will have overall responsibility and accountability for the delivery of a high-quality service and promoting a positive culture.

    As an ambassador for your service, you will provide leadership and management to the staff team, ensuring each individual plays their part in promoting choice and independence for the people they support. Ultimately you will meet targets set out in our Quality Strategy, which will ensure your service is providing the best quality support and care possible.

    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We would welcome applicants who are proven leaders and have worked with varied stakeholders in the delivery of outstanding care
    • Qualified Nurse (RNLD or RMN)
    • Previous management experience is essential

    If this sounds like you, we would love to welcome you to the team.

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 33 days annual leave
    • Fully paid training
    • Paid DBS
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Opportunities to progress and develop

    All successful applicants will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in respect of regulated work with protected adults and regulated work with children. A PVG certificate contains all unspent and certain spent conviction information. It also contains any other non-conviction information that the police or other

    government bodies think is relevant. Disclosure Scotland continually monitor PVG scheme members' records for vetting information including criminal convictions that may affect their suitability to work with vulnerable groups.

  • Location Information
  • Based in the picturesque town of Hexham in Northumberland, Chesterholme provides assessment and intervention for up to 16 men and women living with a learning disability and complex needs. The team can also support those who have mental health needs, including those who have been detained under the Mental Health Act, as well as those who have complex needs and behaviours. People may come to Chesterholme for a number of reasons, including coming from a home environment, supported living or residential service due to an illness or a crisis in their life, or they may come following a stay at an NHS or other specialist service, including secure services.

  • Job Description
  • Job_Description_HOC_Hexham.docx

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