Preceptorship Nurse (RMN) - Male PICU Unit
Ref: CYG19821

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Location
Blackheath, SE10 8AB
Salary
£14 per hour (£28,028 per annum) + £4,000 location allowance + enhancements
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 1 November 2021

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

You’ll be working 38.5 hours a week (shift times - 7:45am to 8:00pm and 7:45pm to 8:00am) at Cygnet Hospital Blackheath.

Cygnet Hospital Blackheath provides inpatient low secure and PICU services for men with a mental health illness. 

Tyler Ward, our PICU service, provides assessment and treatment for men who are experiencing an acute period of mental illness. We accept urgent admissions from all over the country and aim to respond to all referrals within one hour of receipt of adequate clinical information.

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.

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


Your Day-to-Day…

  • 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 & 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.

You are…

  • Open, compassionate, honest & resilient 
  • Newly Qualified (or soon to be qualified) RMN 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.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • £4,000 location 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.

Enhancement rates:

  • 10% of basic salary for night shifts 
  • 20% of basic salary for weekend shifts
  • 30% of basic rate for nights on the weekend
  • 66% of basic rate for bank holidays

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

In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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What next?

If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.

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