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Preceptorship - Registered Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG17580

Location
Cygnet Hospital Taunton, TA3 7BQ
Salary
£30,900 per annum (£15.40 per hour) Pay rise upon completion
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Thursday 19 August 2021

Cygnet Health Care have 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. 

We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident newly qualified (or soon to be qualified) Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN)/Registered Learning & Disability Nurse (RNLD)

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

RMNs 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 38.5 hours a week in at Cygnet Hospital Taunton
  • Produce outstanding written reports based on your nursing assessments and observations
  • Work closely with the management team to develop the service, audit, and improve quality
  • Attend all training and engage in CPD to further knowledge and promote nursing
  • Under NMC guidelines, ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained collectively with residents, relatives and other healthcare professionals
  • Administer prescribed medicines with Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines

 

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • NHS and employee discount scheme
  • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free parking
  • Relocation package
  • RCNi membership
  • Bespoke Preceptorship programme and career pathways
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Plus many more...

 

The programme includes...

  • Support from Cygnet’s Preceptorship Development Manager
  • Minimum two shifts per week working with your nominated preceptor
  • Preceptee supernumery 1st week on ward
  • Monthly CPD Days off the ward (specialist and general)
  • Clinical supervision, minimum 1 session per month
  • Managerial supervision, minimum 1 session per month
  • Preceptee Group Meetings on site and across the Cygnet group
  • Pay rise on completion of preceptorship
  • Certificate and letter of completion
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • An action plan will then be created by you and your preceptor for the following six months to enhance identified strengths and address areas of development, taking you to your first annual appraisal.

 

You…

  • Open, compassionate, honest & resilient 
  • Newly Qualified (or soon to be qualified) RMN / RNLD with a current valid registration
  • Capable to maintain documentation and undertake audits
  • 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 service user independence.

 

Cygnet Hospital Taunton provides 54 bedrooms across three distinct service lines which offer; acute care for men, acute care for older adults and learning disability services for men.

The service comprises of the following wards;

  • Sycamore Ward: Acute inpatient mental health service for men
  • Peacocks Ward: Acute step down ward
  • Swift Ward: Male and female older adult service.
  • Redwood Ward: High Dependency Complex Care service for men with learning disabilities
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