Preceptorship RMN / RNLD
Ref: CYG11530

  • Location
  • Cygnet Brighouse, 60 Rastrick Common, Brighouse, HD6 3EL
  • Salary
  • £30,205 per annum (with enhancements)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 22/12/2020
  • We are looking for a Preceptor - Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

    You will be working 38.5 hours per week (shift times - 19.15pm to 07.45am; 7:15am to 19.45pm) at Cygnet Lodge Brighouse.

    Cygnet Lodge Brighouse is a 21 bed CQC rated 'Good' service that provides a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men. The emphasis within the service is on preparing people for discharge, whilst providing a high level of support and uses a recovery focused model.

    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.


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

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


    You will have…


    • Newly qualified (or soon to be) Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN)/ or Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) with a current Pin Number
    • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
    • A good understanding of the 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


    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment


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

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Lodge Brighouse, located in West Yorkshire is a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men where the emphasis is on preparing people for discharge. Our service provides a high level of support and uses a recovery focused model.

    Cygnet Lodge Brighouse can support up to 21 men in a relaxed, calm and friendly environment. The focus is on helping people increase their independence wherever possible by accessing the community meaningfully; such as work and education, as well as social and leisure facilities.


    Clare Heaton - Hospital Manager

    "Our staff team are passionate and enthusiastic about providing high quality care and every single one of them contributes to improving the lives and wellbeing of our patients."

    "I am so proud to work at Cygnet Lodge Brighouse and would welcome any applicant to give me a call to discuss the role and your future with Cygnet or to visit us if you are able. Hope to see you soon"


    What next?...
    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!
    Click the link to apply.

  • Job Description
  • Staff_Nurse_RMN_Cygnet_Brighouse.docx

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