Preceptorship - Mental Health Nurse / Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG11168

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Harrow, London Road, Harrow on the Hill HA1 3JL
  • Salary
  • £24,400 pa (+ £4,000 location allowance) + enhancements
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 21/10/2020
  • We are looking for a newly qualified Registered Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD) to complete their Preceptorship programme, at our Acute Inpatient Mental Health and Autism service, located in Middlesex, Harrow.

    You will be working 38.5 hours per week on days and nights at Cygnet Hospital Harrow.

    Cygnet Hospital Harrow provides a recovery focused service treating a wide range of mental health problems. We also offer specialist diagnostic, assessment and inpatient services for individuals with mental health needs and who also have a dual diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.

    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 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:

    •  £12.22 per hour (£24,400 pa) plus enhancements
    •  + £4,000 Location Allowance

    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

    Benefits:                  

    • NHS and employee discount scheme
    • 50% of NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Generous study and exam leave
    • Teaching and CPD Programmes
    • Financial support for further training and personal development
    • Free meals on duty and free parking
    • RCNi membership
    • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
    • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
    • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to work” scheme
    • Bespoke career pathways
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • 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 Harrow provides a recovery focused service treating a wide range of mental health problems. We also offer specialist diagnostic, assessment and inpatient services for individuals with mental health needs and who also have a dual diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.

    A newly qualified nurse, you’ll engage in a period of preceptorship during your first six months of employment, ensuring your career receives the best possible start. Offering flexibility to accommodate individual needs, Cygnet Healthcare will help to prepare you for your professional role and encourage best practice.

    At Cygnet Harrow, we have fantastic travel links into central London.

    We also host a yearly Staff Award ceremony held at Harrow school (black tie event).

    What next?

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

    To apply please click 'Apply Now' below. 

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Harrow provides a recovery focused service treating a wide range of mental health problems. We also offer specialist diagnostic, assessment and inpatient services for individuals with mental health needs and who also have a dual diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.

    Featuring high staffing levels to support people in their recovery, the service aims to help people stabilise with appropriate support and return them to the community or the least restrictive environment for them as quickly as possible.

    The hospital provides top-class facilities for all service users including single en-suite bedrooms, a fully-equipped gym, an occupational therapy service, social spaces and extensive private grounds.

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

  • Job Description
  • Harrow_RMN_jd.doc

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