Bank Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD)
Ref: CYG11819


  • Location
  • Thornfield Grange Autism Service, 60 Etherley Lane, Bishop Auckland, DL14 7QZ
  • Salary
  • £16.75 p/h
  • Hours
  • Bank
  • Closing date
  • 17/12/2020
  •  

    We are looking for a Registered Learning Disability Nurse / RNLD with a passion for delivering the best quality of care, to join us out at Thornfield Grange..

    You will be working as a Bank Nurse at Thornfield Grange, located in Bishop Auckland.

    Thornfield Grange is a specialist residential service with nursing for adults living with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs. Based in Bishop Auckland, County Durham, Thornfield Grange supports individuals who have behaviours that may challenge, as well as those who have significant difficulties with social engagement.


    Your Day-to-Day…

    • Produce outstanding written reports based on your nursing assessments and observations
    • Work closely with the management team to develop the service, audit, and improve quality
    • Attend all training and engage in CPD to further knowledge and promote nursing
    • Under NMC guidelines, ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained collectively with residents, relatives and other healthcare professionals
    • Administer prescribed medicines with Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.

     


    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • RCNi membership
    • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
    • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
    • A high quality work environment
    • Free meals on duty
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Employee recognition initiatives
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health check

     


    You will have…


    Essential:

    • Experience as a Registered Nurse Mental Health / RMN or Learning Disability / RNLD  with a current Pin Number
    • Experience in a learning disability service/ward or with those who have learning disabilities.
    • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
    • 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 lead role
    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment 
    • Experience working in a residential service

    Thornfield Grange is an impressive period property situated in the bustling market town of Bishop Auckland, surrounded by beautiful County Durham countryside. Thornfield Grange provides a structured, positive, empathic and low-arousal environment with good links to family and outside agencies.

    What next?


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


    Click the link to apply. 

Back to search Email to a friend Apply now