Head of Patient Safety & Security RMN/RNLD
Ref: CYG35845

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Bury, BL8 2BS
Up to £62,000pa DOE Plus £2,000 Welcome bonus
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 13 May 2024

We are looking for a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) with a passion for delivering outstanding care to take lead as Head of Patient Safety & Security.

You’ll be working Full time, 40 hours per week at Cygnet Hospital Bury. This post offers a welcome bonus of £2,000.

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.

Cygnet Hospital Bury:

Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents.

The role:

To ensure that there are adequate systems, processes and training in place to ensure that the hospital is compliant with Department of Health standards required within Medium Secure, Low Secure and Adolescent Psychiatric Care Units and that group policy and local procedures are adhered to.

Your day-to-day…

  • Act as the hospitals named Police Liaison Officer ensuring that all required liaison and crime prevention and detection is managed in accordance with information governance and patient confidentiality. 
  • Provide line management to Security team as well as conduct, appraisal and PDP and all attendance management processes.
  • Work as part of the MDT and contribute to the development and ongoing improvement of the service for Adults and adolescents with complex needs.
  • Undertake comprehensive assessments of service users, focusing on though not exclusively to complex risk assessment and management.
  • To work across the wards to ensure service users move seamlessly through the care pathway and nurses are empowered to manage complex needs



  • RMN/RNLD with a current Pin Number
  • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake complex audits & demonstrate integrity in your role
  • A good understanding of the latest nursing practices
  • A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage & reduce risk.
  • Compassion, resilience & a dedication to empower & support service user independence


  • Experience in a Security/Patient Safety lead role.
  • An interest in Research, assessment & ongoing development.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • NHS & employee discount scheme.
  • Relocation package of up to £4,000 (T&C's apply) 
  • Free sites provide free meals on shift
  • Free parking
  • Bespoke career pathways

Plus much more

Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

If you feel you have the experience required for this role we would be keen to speak with you. For any further information please contact Vicky on Vickylinstead@cygnethealth.co.uk or alternatively hit the APPLY button to complete the application form and upload your CV. 

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