Advance Nurse Practitioner (RGN)
Ref: CYG11377


  • Location
  • Cygnet Hospital Hexham, Anick Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4JR
  • Salary
  • £20.81 per Hour
  • Closing date
  • 30/10/2020
  • We are looking for an Advance Nurse Practitioner (RGN) with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

    You will be working 40 hours per week, Monday - Friday at Cygnet Hospital Hexham. 

    Cygnet Hospital Hexham is our new 27 bed mental health facility for women with complex mental health needs which is due to open in Autumn 2020. The hospital will be built to meet the latest national specifications for improving mental health within a therapeutic environment.

    Your Day-to-Day...

    • Assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate programmes to promote health and well – being, and prevent adverse effects on health and well – being.
    • Overseeing and evaluating individual care and treatment plans for patients with physical health conditions
    • Identify and manage as appropriate, care and treatment plans for patients at risk of developing physical health conditions
    • Prioritise physical health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care.
    • Responsible for physical health induction and training for all staff

    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
    • Flexible shift patterns
    • Extra enhancements for nights, weekends & bank holidays
    • 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 Registered General Nurse / RGN 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:

    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
    • Ward specific experience

    The post holder is responsible for the delivery of general physical health care for patients at Cygnet Hexham. They will deliver care within the boundaries of their role, focusing upon supporting patients to be healthy, monitoring of physical health conditions, health promotion and screening activities. They will work collaboratively with the clinical team to meet the needs of patients and supporting the delivery of policies and procedures, and be the lead for physical health care at Cygnet Hexham.

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