Senior Mental Health/Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG16584

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Location
Cygnet Nield House, CW1 4QW
Salary
£19.53 per hour (£42,653 per annum)
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Sunday 13 June 2021

We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Senior Registered Mental Health Nurses or Learning Disability Nurses to join our team at Nield House in Crewe.

*** We are also offering a £4,000 relocation allowance for this role ***

Cygnet Nield House is our new 30-bed mental health hospital for women. The hospital is now open and accepting referrals.

Cygnet Nield House is split into two distinct wards, each offering specialist mental health services:

  • Clarion Ward, a 15 bed complex personality disorder service for women with a dual diagnosis of personality disorder and co-morbid disordered eating. Now open.
  • Compton Ward, a 15 bed acute service for women. The service provides a safe and stabilising environment for women who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission. 

In this role you’ll enjoy excellent career prospects while making a real impact on our services users & their families. 

A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.

Senior RMNs / RNLDs with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment are encouraged to apply.

If you’re passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!

Your Day-to-Day…

  • You’ll be working 42 Hours per week at Cygnet Nield House.
  • Lead an allocated team of nurses & support workers to ensure care and associated duties are allocated effectively and within team members’ competence
  • Supervise junior staff in all aspects of their work and by example, teach and guide them
  • Work closely with the management team to develop the service, audit and improve quality
  • Attend all training and engage in CPD to further knowledge & promote nursing
  • Conduct appraisals, audits, interviews & disciplinaries
  • Under NMC guidelines, ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained collectively with residents, relatives and other healthcare professionals
  • Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual patient programmes of care.  

You are…

  • Open, compassionate, honest & resilient 
  • Experienced RMN or RNLD with a current Pin number
  • Capable to promote & ensure the good reputation of and act as a role model demonstrating a positive attitude towards patients, their families visitors and others.
  • Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & have an understanding of latest nursing practices
  • Able to deputise in a clinical lead role
  • Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk 
  • Helping to empower & support all staff and promote service user independence.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • *** £4,000 Relocation Allowance ***
  • Strong career progression opportunities within the region, including into management roles
  • RCNi membership
  • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
  • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • “Cycle to Work” scheme & employee discount savings.