Apply now

Ward Manager (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG20036

Location
Taunton, TA3 7BQ
Salary
£45,000 per Annum
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 3 December 2021

We are looking for a professional, confident Ward Manager to work on Redwood Ward our High Dependency Complex Care Service for men with Learning Disabilities, who can lead, inspire & oversee the delivery of the very best care. 

You’ll be working 40 hours per week 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.

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

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 please send your CV to andrewteare@cygnethealth.co.uk

Location Information

Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides 54 bedrooms across three distinct service lines which offer; acute care for men, acute care for older adults and learning disability services for men.

The service comprises of the following wards;

  • Sycamore Ward: Acute inpatient mental health service for men
  • Peacocks Ward: Acute step down ward
  • Swift Ward: Male and female older adult service.
  • Redwood Ward: High Dependency Complex Care service for men with learning disabilities

Redwood Ward at Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides a 9 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.

What next?...

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