Senior Learning Disability / Mental Health Nurse (RNLD / RMN)
Ref: CYG11158


  • Location
  • Cedar Vale Hospital (Autism Service), 93 Kneeton Road, East Bridgford, Nottingham, NG13 8PJ
  • Salary
  • £36,712 per annum (£17.65 per hour)
  • Closing date
  • 04/11/2020
  • We are looking for a Senior Mental Health Nurse / RMN or Learning Disability Nurse / RNLD with a passion for delivering the best quality of care, to join us at our autism and learning disability service located in Nottinghamshire.

    This is a full time position, you will be working 40 hours per week at, Cygnet Cedar Vale.

    Cygnet Cedar Vale provides assessment and intervention for men living with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs. The team can support people who are detained under the Mental Health Act, as well as those who have behaviours perceived as challenging, or who have significant difficulties with social engagement. 

    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 Service and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the Service Users.
    • Duties may include acting up for the Head of Care and/or the Service Manager in their absence.


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

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

    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 clinical manager role
    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
    • Learning Disability / Autism experience.


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

    Cygnet Cedar Vale consists of three distinct areas to support individuals with different levels of need. First is an apartment that can accommodate up to six people. Bedrooms are all en-suite and there is a separate lounge, along with a fully equipped life skills kitchen. Cygnet Cedar Vale provides a structured, positive, empathic and low-arousal environment with good links to home and outside agencies.


    What next?

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

    Click the link to apply or alternatively email your CV to rebeccasillery@cygnethealth.co.uk

  • Job Description
  • RMN_RNLD.doc

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