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Head Of Care (RMN/RNLD)
Ref: CYG36825

Salford, M6 7WQ
Up to £55,000 p/a (DOE)
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 26 July 2024

Are you an experience Nurse with a passion for delivering the best quality of care?

We’re looking for a Head of Care – RMN / RNLD with a passion for delivering high quality care to join our fantastic service, Cygnet Lodge Salford.

You will be working full time, 42 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Please note this role does carry the responsibility of on-call duties as and when required in support of the Service.

With us, you’ll have the chance to progress your career as part of a dynamic, supportive team. Enabling positive outcomes & recovery for our service users – it’s a challenging, satisfying vocation.

So if you want to make a difference – every day – we want to hear from you.

Cygnet Lodge Salford is a high support inpatient rehabilitation (level 2) service for women. The service supports individuals with a primary diagnosis of mental illness, but they may also have a complex secondary diagnosis, including a personality disorder.

Your day-to-day…

  • Provide the highest standard of nursing care & lead by example to ensure consistent high standards of clinical care & documentation
  • Co-ordinate all clinical aspects of the service & ensure co-operation between clinical departments.
  • Be conversant with and implement all relevant policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Provide leadership, direction and supervision to all clinical and support staff
  • 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.
  • Deputise in the Managers absence and attend meetings with external bodies as required.

You are…

  • Registered Mental Health Nurse/Registered Learning Disability Nurse with a valid pin (RMN / RNLD)
  • Committed to delivering improvement strategies across all aspects of clinical service provision
  • Experience with the service user group – Personality Disorder/Rehab/Female services
  • 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

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…        

  • NHS & employee discount scheme
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free parking
  • Bespoke career pathways
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Plus much more

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

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