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Ward Manager (Rmn/Rnld)
Ref: CYG15210

Cygnet Churchill,
Full Time
Closing date
Wednesday 14 April 2021


We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our established Cygnet Churchill Hospital as Ward Manager.


Cygnet Churchill is a 57 bed inpatient mental health hospital for men: four wards including an emergency acute admissions service (Juniper Ward) and three high dependency inpatient rehabilitation services (Maple Court, Mulberry Court and Elm Court). Our goal at Cygnet is to deliver effective and evidenced based interventions that improve mental health and reduce risk. We offer integrated care pathways for service users and a broad range of therapies which include third-wave CBT interventions for affect regulation, psychosis, substance misuse, as well as acute crises interventions, embedded into a strengths-based therapeutic model.


Your day-to-day…


  • Provide the highest standard of nursing care & be a role model to junior staff
  • Co-ordinate all clinical aspects of the ward & ensure co-operation between clinical departments
  • Implement clinical & administrative policies, procedures & regulations
  • Ensure compliance by others of policies, procedures & regulations
  • Support staff through debriefs, appraisals, training, meetings & development of evidence/ research-based practice
  • Participate in the manager’s on-call system to provide the first point of contact for ward-based staff, outside of normal working hours
  • Lead by example to ensure consistently high standards of clinical care & documentation


Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…


  • Salary of up to £48,500 (depending on experience)
  • NHS & employee discount scheme
  • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free parking
  • RCNi membership
  • Bespoke career pathways
  • Plus much more


You are…


  • Committed to delivering improvement strategies across all aspects of clinical service provision
  • Familiar with in an inpatient setting – preferably acute or forensic settings
  • Experienced in managing change, leadership initiatives, motivating & developing others
  • Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
  • Capable of undertaking audits, developing, following-up & ensuring completion of action plans
  • Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & the latest nursing practices
  • Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk



Cygnet Hospital Churchill offers excellent opportunities for training and skills development. We also offer a company benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, free life insurance, share incentive plan, free meals, childcare vouchers.

We encourage motivated and interested candidates to contact us to discuss this post; 

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