Charge Nurse
Ref: CYG05656

  • Location
  • Chesterholme Hospital, Anick Road, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 4JR
  • Salary
  • £16.00 per hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time / Part Time /Bank
  • Closing date
  • 14/07/2019

    At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

    We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Charge Nurse to join our team at Chesterholme.

    A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.

    RNLD/ RMNs with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment are encouraged to apply.

    If you’re passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!


     Your Day-to-Day…

    • Contribute to the effective and efficient day to day leadership and management of the service.

    • Have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and play an important role in the lives of the people you support, as well as their families or loved ones

    • Provide support that is respectful, dignified and caring, following each individual's person-centred care plan to promote choice and independence.

    • Ensure, through direct observation and supervision of others, full compliance with relevant regulatory and professional standards.

    • Contribute to the achievement of the company aims, objectives and initiatives in a positive and cohesive manner, and as part of the management team.



    You are…

    •Open, compassionate, honest & resilient

    •An experienced RNLD / RMN with a current Pin Number

    •Experience within a Learning Disability Service

    •Experience in supervising staff

    •Capable to maintain documentation and undertake audits

    •Able to deputise in a clinical lead role

    •Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk

    •Helping to empower & support service user independence.



    What we’ll offer you…

    •33 days annual leave

    •Fully paid training

    •Paid DBS

    •Free parking

    •Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift

    • 50% of NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet

    •Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)

    •Cycle to Work scheme

    •Childcare vouchers

    •Opportunities to progress and develop


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





    is based in the picturesque town of Hexham in Northumberland, Chesterholme is a specialist hospital providing assessment and intervention for up to 16 men and women living with a learning disability and complex needs. Within Chesterholme there are two follow-on services, which offer a choice between a three and a four bed self-contained apartments. This provides a care pathway from the main hospital to a service that focuses and promotes greater independence in preparation for moving on to either a residential or a supported living setting.

    Ready to make a positive change?


    Please click on the ‘Apply Now’ link below

    Join us!


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

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