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Deputy Ward Manager

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Beckton
Salary
£45,000 a year + £3k Welcome Bonus + £2k Annual Retention Bonus
Closing date
28 Jun 2022

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

Are you a driven and dynamic Mental Health Nurse ready for inspiring new challenges? With us, you'll have the support and autonomy to innovate and create change that makes life better for both patients and colleagues

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

***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***
Main duties of the job

At Cygnet, we support our people to grow their careers, gain new skills and keep stepping up. Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others every day

About us

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs, autism and learning disabilities within the UK.

We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 10,000 employees empower 2864 individuals across 150 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

Job description
Job responsibilities

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? Well 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 youll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

Click the link to apply or email a copy of your CV to hannahdunlop@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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