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Deputy Ward Manager
Ref: CYG25763

Beckton, E6 6ZB
£22.92 per Hour / £45,000 per Annum + £3k Welcome Bonus + £2k Retention Bonus
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 19 August 2022

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


***We are offering a £3,000 Welcome Bonus (£1,000 on arrival and £2,000 paid after 6 months successful probation) and £2,000 Annual Retention Bonus (£1,000 paid every 6 months), as well as up to £6,000 relocation support***


You’ll be working full-time at Cygnet Hospital Beckton. This role is mainly Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm, however there will also be occasional shift work in numbers or covering the bleep 


Cygnet Hospital Beckton is a specialist service for women, situated in the East End of London and has a "Good" overall CQC rating. We provide a comprehensive service across four specialist wards; PICU, Tier 4 Personality Disorder, Learning Disorder and Complex Personality Disorder for women with complex mental health needs.


This role is based on New Dawn Ward, our 18-bed, psychology led, structured Tier 4 Personality Disorder service which offers a range of psychologically minded interventions including dialectic behaviour therapy interventions. The service supports patients to return to functional lives, reduce self-harm and emotional distress, with the successful outcome of more than 75% of patients being discharged to low level supportive accommodation or back to their lives in the community


This is a unique opportunity to work within forward-thinking hospital with a drive for innovation and creativity; we are looking for a motivated leader to share our passion for new ideas and drive for sustained high quality care delivery as part of a supportive team.


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


Your day-to-day…

  • In conjunction with the Hospital Manager and Ward Manager, provide support to clinical staff in the provision of safe, adequate (qualitative and quantitative) nursing cover to the clinical area
  • Provide suggestions, proposals and recommendations to the Hospital Manager and Ward Manager aimed at the continued development of the ward
  • Contribute and participate in planned visits to ward by professional visitors
  • Initiate and maintain a monitoring system in relation to professional nursing practice at unit level, including PIN numbers and the current registration of all qualified staff, including bank staff
  • Ensure that the evaluation of service delivery is user (i.e. patient, carer and family) based
  • To advise non-clinical staff within the hospital on management of patients with mental illness
  • To ensure patients’ rights to confidentiality are respected and that Cygnet Health Care and professional policies are adhered to


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…

  • A qualified RMN / RNLD with a valid NMC pin number
  • Committed to delivering improvement strategies across all aspects of clinical service provision
  • Familiar with in an inpatient setting – preferably personality disorders 
  • 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.

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