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Senior Nurse (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG25973

Location
Newham House, TS8 9DE
Salary
£20.50 per hour (£44,772 per annum)
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 2 September 2022

At Cygnet we want to enable our nurses to develop their careers with us and support them to continually enhance their professional expertise within our services.

We currently have opportunities in the North East at our purpose-built facility at Cygnet Newham House..

Cygnet Newham House is our Neuropsychiatric care and treatment facility for women, a first for Cygnet Health Care, comprising 12 hospital beds and 8 transitional care beds. This service provides users with a one care pathway, ensuring a smooth transition through their rehabilitation.

If you have been considering a change, I would encourage you to look at this opportunity, and others within Cygnet, because we want to keep your considerable skill, knowledge and passion to help even more people.

Seize the moment, have a look and apply. It might be the best decision you make today.

Your Day-to-Day…

  • Supervise Nurses and Support Workers and ensure care and associated duties are allocated effectively and within team members' competence
  • Ensure that all staff in your team have the opportunity to participate fully in supervision, that salient issues are addressed and that comprehensive monitoring and documentation is in place at all times
  • Monitor staff rotas to ensure effective staffing on shifts informing the Head of Care of any shortfalls or issues that may affect patient care and safety
  • Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual Patient programmes of care. With a focus on risk assessment and risk management strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the Care Programme Approach are met in a timely manner
  • Ensure that all Staff contribute and are accountable for the efficient running of the Hospital and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the Patients.
  • Duties may include acting up for the Head of Care and/or the Hospital Manager in their absence.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • RCNi membership
  • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
  • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
  • A high quality work environment
  • Free meals on duty
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Employee recognition initiatives
  • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme Company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health check

You will have…

Essential:

  • Experience as a Registered Nurse Mental Health Nurse / RMN or Learning Disability / RNLD with a current Pin Number
  • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
  • A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 and latest nursing practices
  • A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage and reduce risk
  • Compassion, resilience and a dedication to empower and support service user independence

Desirable:

  • The ability to deputise in a CTL role
  • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
  • Experience in Rehabilitation / Acute Nursing / PICU Nursing

What next?

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

To apply please send your CV to lenaahmed@cygnethealth.co.uk