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Ward Manager (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG19340

Location
Derby, DE24 8WZ
Salary
£42,500 per Annum
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 8 November 2021

We are looking for a professional, confident Ward Manager (Litchurch Ward) who can lead, inspire & oversee the delivery of the very best care. 

You’ll be working 40 hours a week (Monday - Friday) at Cygnet Hospital Derby. This is a 
low secure and mental health rehabilitation service which provides care based on the Recovery Model and has a "Good" overall CQC rating.

This role is based on Litchurch Ward, our low secure service which can support up to 15 men who have mental health or dual/multiple diagnosis needs.

The ward is suitable for people who are moving on from medium security placements and who have engaged in dangerous and/or chronic challenging behaviour and who may pose a continuing and ongoing risk to others or themselves. We can also support people who represent a persistent risk of absconding to avoid treatment, those who find it difficult to engage and those who have a dual or multiple diagnosis, which could include substance misuse and/or personality disorder.

The post holder will also take  on the role of Hospital Infection Control Lead

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.


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
  • Particpate in the on call rota (1 in 7-11 weeks) plus complete an out of hours audit 1 in 6 months 

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • 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 Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

 

Click the button to apply or email your CV to hannahdunlop@cygnethealth.co.uk

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