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Ward Manager (RMN / RNLD)

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Gloucester
Salary
£50,000 a year plus £3,000 Welcome Bonus and £4,000 relocation allowance
Closing date
25 Jun 2022

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Profession
Senior Manager
Service
Adult
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We are looking for an experienced Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) to join us at Cygnet Alders Clinic. We are offering a salary of £50,000 per annum (NHS Band 8a equivalent) plus £3,000 Welcome Bonus and £4,000 relocation allowance.

Main duties of the job

Cygnet Alders Clinic is a 20 bed rehabilitation service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs. Cygnet Alders Clinic is on the Welsh Hospital Framework with specialist service status.

About us

At Cygnet Alders Clinic we provide a specialist psychologically informed personality disorder pathway across three living areas; Severn, for assessment and stabilisation; Avon, where service users move as they engage and progress with their treatment pathway; and Coln, which focuses on transitioning to the community.

Job description
Job responsibilities

At Cygnet Health Care youll have the chance to make a real impact on service users & their families.

We are looking for an experienced Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) to join us at Cygnet Alders Clinic.

Salary: £50,000 per annum (NHS Band 8a equivalent) plus £3,000 Welcome Bonus and £4,000 relocation allowance

Cygnet Alders Clinic is a 20 bed rehabilitation service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs. Cygnet Alders Clinic is on the Welsh Hospital Framework with specialist service status.

At Cygnet Alders Clinic we provide a specialist psychologically informed personality disorder pathway across three living areas;Severn, for assessment and stabilisation;Avon, where service users move as they engage and progress with their treatment pathway; andColn, which focuses on transitioning to the community.

Your Day-to-Day
  • The post-holder will have overall management responsibility for the delivery of service user centred care within the ward, in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • To lead a team of nursing staff in the delivery of high quality evidence-based practice, ensuring that regular supervision and appraisal take place.
  • You will manage operational resources in a cost-effective manner, evaluating the standard of service delivered and co-ordinate multidisciplinary working.
  • You will maintain excellent communication and working relationships with all team members and other services within Cygnet Hospital Clifton ensuring effective interface and continuity of care between disciplines and services.
  • To work 40 hours a week which includes on call responsibilities

You will have
  • Experience as a Registered Nurse (RMN / RNLD / Staff Nurse) with a current Pin Number
  • The ability to delegate in a clinical management role or have worked as a Ward Manager or Deputy, Senior Nurse or Clinical Team Leader
  • Compassion, resilience and excellent interpersonal skills
  • The ability to maintain documentation and undertake audits
  • A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 & latest nursing practices
  • A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage & reduce risk
  • Dedication to empower & support service user independence
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse / RMNs with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment are encouraged to apply.

Why Cygnet? Well offer you
  • RCNi membership
  • Company pension scheme
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre e.g. NHS card
  • Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
  • Free meals
  • Opportunities for CPD, further learning and development
  • Expert clinical supervision and peer support

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

What next?

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years.

If you care about making a difference every day we want to talk to you!

If interested, please apply below or forward your cv to lenaahmed@cygnethealth.co.uk

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Company

Empowering people and making a positive difference

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users and their families. Our purpose is to care, enable & make a positive difference. Our vision is to be the preferred provider & employer of choice in our sector.

Our great team believe in -

  • Togetherness
  • Patients, service users & their families are at the heart of what we do
  • Making a real difference in people's lives
  • Building caring relationships to improve mental health

Dedicated people who change lives together

At Cygnet, our people work across many different teams that pull together to achieve excellent outcomes for those in our care. So wherever your strengths lie, you can make the most of them with us – and enjoy a rewarding career that makes a significant difference to others.

Join one of our dedicated teams and be part of something meaningful:

  • Leadership Team
  • Doctors & Consultants Team
  • Nursing Team
  • Allied Health & Psychology Team
  • Education Team
  • Care & Support Team
  • Hospitality & Non-clinical Team

 

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