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Ward Manager (RMN/RNLD)
Ref: CYG37011

Location
Wallace, DD3 9AG
Salary
£50,000 per annum
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Tuesday 13 August 2024

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

You’ll be working 42 hours a week at Wallace HospitalThis is a 10 bed specialist high dependency complex care service providing assessment and treatment for individuals with learning disabilities, with or without autistic spectrum disorder, as well as complex needs and behaviours. The team can also support those who have additional mental or physical health needs, as well as those who have been detained under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act. We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure transition for service users is as smooth as possible.

Cygnet Wallace Hospital is located in the city of Dundee, which has an extensive array of community amenities to access, including leisure centres, social clubs, shops, colleges, and work placement settings. Service users can also enjoy walks and visits to the nearby botanical gardens and Discovery Quay.

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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