Preceptorship Nurse
Ref: CYG05813


  • Location
  • Cygnet Derby, 100 London Road, Derby, DE24 8WZ
  • Salary
  • £24,056 + enhancements (based on 38.5 Hour)
  • Closing date
  • 31/07/2019
  • We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Preceptorship / newly qualified Nurse (Mental Health / Learning Disability) to join our dedicated team at our specialist low secure and mental health rehabilitation service in Derby.

    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. 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 Preceptorship / newly qualified Nurse (Mental Health / Learning Disability) that is able capable of maintaining documentation and undertaking audits. Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & have an understanding of latest nursing practices. Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk. Able to help empower & support service user independence.

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you:

    Amongst many other benefits, we will offer you A high quality work environment with strong career progression opportunities within the region and nationally, including into management roles. RCNi membership. Expert clinical supervision & peer support. Free meals on duty. 50% NMC renewal fee paid by Cygnet annually. Enrolment on our dedicated Preceptorship programme.

    The programme includes:

    Support from Cygnet’s Preceptorship Development Manager. Minimum two shifts per week working with your nominated preceptor, 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. Excellent training opportunities.

    Cygnet Health Care

    Has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Derby

    Low secure and mental health rehabilitation care based on the Recovery Model. Our integrated male care pathway includes Litchurch Ward, our low secure ward, and the Wyvern Unit, our mental health rehabilitation service. Alvaston Ward, our specialist female personality disorder service, is one of the leading services of its kind in the East and West Midlands.

    Service users have access to external secure courtyards, and therapy and leisure facilities, including a fully equipped gym, art room, IT classroom and therapy kitchen, which contribute to a comprehensive package of care. Cygnet Hospital Derby is built to low secure specifications.

    Cygnet Hospital Derby is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC.

    Are you a Preceptorship / newly qualified Nurse (Mental Health / Learning Disability) that is ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

    Join us!

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