Taunton - Ward Manager

Cygnet Health Care
Isle Brewers
14 Apr 2018
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Help us to create positive change by improving patients’ lives through outstanding healthcare.

Are you an experienced Nurse looking for your next challenge?

Do you want to join an established team and an organisation that truly lives its values?

We are looking for an enthusiastic Ward Manager, to help shape and develop Cygnet Hospital Taunton which is a 46 bed hospital and part of one the UK's leading mental health care provider.

The hospital is a specialist in-patient service for older adults with complex mental and physical health needs, with a new learning disabilities service opening soon.

To enable us to deliver a service that supports assessment, treatment and transition, as well as longer term care pathways, we have a diverse team of clinical professionals.

We are now looking for a registered nurse preferably with experience in older adult's/mental health/learning disabilities as well as middle management experience to provide clinical and managerial leadership for our nursing and clinical services at the hospital.

You will support the Clinical Manager in delivering a specialist, high quality service with a proactive role within the governance systems of the hospital.

You will provide direction and support to the Nursing team as well as managing the accompanying budgets. The post holder show their ability to engage with the team in setting and monitoring high standards of care in accordance to Care Quality Commission standards. You will also possess effective leadership skills and experience of motivating and developing others.

From you, we will need commitment and drive to provide the highest quality of care. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential for this post, as you'll be working within a multidisciplinary team and liaising with a wide variety of people. A knowledge of, and interest in, the mentoring of students and the supervision and appraisal processes is also desirable. In return, we will provide you with ongoing opportunities to develop new skills and further your career, as well as providing you with an environment where teams are supportive and supported.

As a growing organisation, with exciting plans for the future, we are passionate about driving employee development and supporting our staff's wellbeing.

To find out more or have an informal chat with our Recruitment team, call

Ready to make a positive change? Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

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