Unit Manager
Ref: CYG33529

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Broughton House, LN5 0SL
£29,000 per annum
Full Time
Closing date
Sunday 3 December 2023

We are looking for a professional and confident Unit Manager who can lead, inspire & oversee the delivery of the very best care. 

You’ll be working 40 hours a week, either an early or late shift 7.45am – 5.45 pm or 10am – 8pm including working every Monday and Tuesday and one Saturday and one Sunday a month at Broughton House.

Broughton House is a 29 bed specialist residential service for adults with severe learning disabilities, autism and behaviours that challenge. We aim to provide a safe, comfortable and effective care environment for those in our care, promoting independence and community integration.

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 is to…

  • Provide the highest standard of care & be a role model to junior staff
  • Ensure compliance by others of policies, procedures & regulations
  • Support staff through debriefs, appraisals, training, meetings & development of evidence/ research-based practice
  • Lead by example to ensure consistently high standards of clinical care & documentation
  • Provide appropriate physical and emotional support to young people in residence through the work of a team of care staff within a residential environment
  • To ensure that national minimum care standards are exceeded

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • NHS & employee discount scheme
  • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
  • Most of our sites provide free meals on shift
  • Free parking
  • Bespoke career pathways
  • Plus much more

You are…

  • Committed to delivering improvement strategies across all aspects of service provision
  • 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
  • Experienced with person centred planning with young people with learning disabilities and/or special needs.   
  • Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & the latest nursing practices
  • Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk
  • Qualified with an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care or equivalent qualification in child/adult care/support
  • Required to undertake training as requested of you that is relevant to your post
  • Knowledgeable of Safeguarding, CQC, Care Act and Regulations

Cygnet 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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