Ward Manager (RMN/RNLD)
Ref: CYG35459

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Godden Green, TN15 0JR
£57,500 / year
Full Time
Closing date
Thursday 18 April 2024

We are looking for an ambitious and empowering Ward Manager (RMN) to join us on Castle Ward. You’ll be working 37.5 hours a week (Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm) at Cygnet Hospital Godden Green on Castle Ward.

**We are offering a £3000 welcome bonus, (£1500 will be paid after successful completion of 6 months’ probation and then the following £1500 is paid after one year of service)**

Castle Ward is a 12 bed female PICU service at Cygnet Hospital Godden Green and working closely with the NHS we accept emergency and crisis admissions. Referrals are accepted from all areas, including acute and prison services. We pride ourselves in delivering safe and therapeutic care with a drive to develop our service users to live independently in the community. We create safety and support by engaging positively in a collaborative way and hold Co-production at the heart of all we do. Our Expert by Experience works alongside the team to advise and lead on service user initiatives. Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.

Cygnet Hospital Godden Green provides specialist mental health acute and PICU services for women. The hospital is situated in the beautiful countryside of the Kent Weald, near Sevenoaks. We have extensive grounds which help us provide a calm and therapeutic environment.

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 unit coordinator rota 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…

  • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
  • Free meals, on-site parking and EAP support
  • Bespoke career pathways
  • Smart Health Toolkit, including 24 hour GP service with the option of prescription delivery to your local pharmacy
  • Gym Discounts across the UK as well as free online fitness classes with ClassPass, Nutritional Programmes and Fitness Consultations
  • Discount schemes including Reward Gateway, NHS Discount and Blue Lights Card
  • Plus much more

You will have....


  • A qualified RMN 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 experience of working in a PICU setting) 
  • Experienced in managing change, leadership initiatives, motivating & developing others
  • Experienced working with service users with personality disorder
  • 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


  • Please refer to the advert 

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.

Click the link to apply - Thank you. 

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