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Ward Manager (RMN/RNLD)
Ref: CYG36552

Location
Appletree, DH7 8NT
Salary
£60,000 per annum
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Thursday 4 July 2024

We are looking for a professional, confident Ward Manager (Pippin Ward) who can lead, inspire & oversee the delivery of the very best care. 

You’ll be working 40 hours a week at Cygnet Apple Tree. This is a mental health hospital for women that includes Pippin Ward, a specialist PICU service and Bramley Ward, an acute service for women.

The ethos of this service is about assessing and treating service users in the least restrictive environment and planning for discharge in a robust and timely fashion. With a focus on stabilisation, we will support service users to manage their mental health, reinforce daily living skills and prepare for independent life back in the community.

Our person-centred service has been designed with wellness in mind, providing a safe and comfortable environment that promotes efficient rehabilitation and recovery. We are dedicated to understand, stabilise and break the traumatic cycles of relapse that can impact service users’ lives.

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…

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 in the manager’s on-call 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…

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 clinical service provision
Familiar with in an inpatient setting – preferably acute or forensic settings
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 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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