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Clinical Development Nurse
Ref: CYG24260

Bierley, BD4 6AD
£45,000 per annum
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 10 June 2022

Compassion, clinical excellence and being there for our service users. Nursing at Cygnet, it’s at the forefront of our outstanding health services. 

We are looking for a professional, confident Clinical Development Nurse to work across our services in West Yorkshire. You will be an experienced RMN / RNLD with advanced clinical skills and a strong ability to develop the skills and experience of our Nurses and Support Workers, working closely with local management teams to ensure continuous quality improvement and best practice is embedded.

The post holder will be a ‘role model’ for Nurses and Support Workers, with a physical presence on the wards. This role will also focus on the development of nurses and nursing practice with underpinning evidence and best practice guidance

You will be working full-time, please be aware this is a regional role and travelling between sites will be required.

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…

  • Assist the management teams through clinical practice development and quality improvement, and work closely with ward managers to identify development needs of the teams within their clinical areas
  • Undertake regular audits of care through monitoring and analysis of documentation, assessment and observation of the lived experience of patients
  • Work within services focusing on the development of nursing practice, through clinical leadership, coaching and mentoring.
  • Be responsible for a planned programme of support across your area of focus as determined by the annual plan for Quality and Compliance
  • Ensuring a robust teaching programme is developed across the sites ensuring the development of clinical staff
  • Ensure that quality improvement is embedded in practice through focused training and audit against required standards
  • Lead and facilitate relevant training programmes
  • Ensure up to date with evidence based practice relevant to services and assist in implementing new standards in practice

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • NHS & employee discount scheme
  • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
  • Meals and parking can be claimed as per expenses policy
  • RCNi membership
  • Bespoke career pathways
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Plus much more

You will have…

  • A valid NMC pin number – experienced Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse – and drivers' licence
  • Excellent experience with Mental Health/Learning Disability/Neuropsychiatric service users.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work to deadlines to produce accurate assessments and high quality reports and care plans meeting deadlines. 
  • The ability to work alone and as part of a team
  • Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & the latest nursing practices
  • You will be representing the Company in a positive and professional manner, whilst maintaining and extending contacts within the health care field.

Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

What's next?

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

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