Preceptorship Nurse (RMN/RNLD)
Ref: CYG10113


  • Location
  • Cygnet Stevenage, Graveley Road, Stevenage, SG1 4YS
  • Salary
  • £32,000 Per Annum (£34k post Preceptorship)
  • Closing date
  • 24/07/2020
  • We are looking for a newly qualified Registered Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD) to complete their Preceptorship programme with us here at Cygnet Health Care.

    You will be working 38.5 hours per week on days and nights at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage, located in Hertfordshire.

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living.

    Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.

    Your 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
    • 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…

    A Newly Qualified Mental Health Nurse or a Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD) with a current Pin Number or awaiting to qualify, you’ll have…

    •Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
    •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… 

    • Salary of £14.65ph, rising to £15.65ph upon completion of preceptorship (£32,000 Per Annum, post Preceptorship = £34,000Per Annum)
    • NHS and employee discount scheme
    • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Free meals on duty
    • RCNi membership
    • Generous study and exam leave
    • Teaching and CPD Programmes
    • Financial support for further training and personal development
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
    • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Plus many more

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

    Location Information:

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage provides a comprehensive psychological assessment and therapy programme across its four secure wards. Our psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

    • Pattison Ward - Women's Medium Secure
    • Tiffany Ward - Women's Low Secure
    • Peplau Ward - Men's Medium Secure
    • Saunders Ward - Men's Low Secure

    We also have specialist wards for detained patients:

    • Orchid Ward – Women’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only)
    • Chamberlain Ward – Specialist PICU Service for Men

    Our psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

    What next?

    If you are passionate about what you do - we want to talk to you!

    Click the link to apply. 

  • Job Description
  • RMN_JD.pdf

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