Senior Night Nurse
Ref: CYG05354

  • Location
  • Cygnet Wyke, Blankney Grane, Huddersfield Road, Wyke, Bradford, BD12 8LR
  • Salary
  • £38,647 to £46,800 (based on a standard night shift pattern)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/06/2019
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for over 30 years.

    In this role you’ll enjoy excellent career prospects while making a real impact on our services users & their families. 

    We have a new post of Senior Nurse on Site to work permanent night shifts (with the exception of classroom mandatory training) to provide strong clinical leadership on each site. With the support of the Manager-on-Call and two tiers of Medical-on-Call this role requires an experienced nurse to support and advise less experienced colleagues to ensure clinical policies and processes are adhered to, incidents are managed effectively and the nursing resource allocated to meet the needs of the wards.

    The role offers flexible rotas and flexibility around annual leave for those who have family commitments in other countries and wish to take extended periods of annual leave to cover these whist providing the security of fulltime employment. If you’re passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!


    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 & 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.


    You are…

    • Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
    • Newly Qualified or Experienced RMN / RNLD with a current Pin Number
    • 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…

    • £38,647 to £46,800 (based on a standard night shift pattern)
    • Golden Hello - £2,000 (£1000 paid on first pay day and £1000 paid after 12 months service)
    • Professional Registration - 50% of NMC registration fee, payable on each anniversary of employment
    • Strong career progression opportunities within the region, including into management roles
    • RCNi membership
    • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
    • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
    • Employee referral scheme
    • Pension scheme
    • Subsidised Meals
    • Free Parking
    • Employee discount savings & “Cycle to work” scheme
    • Relocation package will be considered


    Flexible Working - Please note that part time posts are available and flexible working requests to suit family commitment will be considered

    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

    Cygnet Hospital Wyke provides a comprehensive pathway of acute admissions services for men and women. Our team works closely and collaboratively with service users, their families and the referrer to provide a seamless pathway from referral to discharge. The hospital consists of three wards:

    Anderson Ward – Female Emergency Admission Acute – 18 beds
    Austen Ward – Male PICU – 14 beds
    Branwell Ward – Male Emergency Admission Acute – 19 beds


    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    Join us!

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

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