Mental Health Nurse / RMN
Ref: CYG05858

  • Location
  • Cygnet Stevenage, Graveley Road, Stevenage, SG1 4YS
  • Salary
  • £34,000 - £39,000
  • Closing date
  • 31/07/2019
  • 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 Registered Mental Health Nurse / RMN.

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

    Registered Mental Health Nurse / 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…

    • Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual patient programs of care with a focus on risk assessment / management strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the Care Program Approach are met in a timely manner
    • Report any ill health amongst patients and make requests for R.M.O/GP/Professional visits where necessary
    • Support empowerment of patients having regard for their dignity rights whilst maintaining professional responsibility for individuals in our care
    • Ensure that individual care plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with Patient, Relatives and other Health Care Professionals, and in accordance with NMC guidelines
    • Administer prescribed medicines with Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.

    You are…

    • Are newly Qualified or an Experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse / RMN with a current Pin Number
    • Have experience working with an adult mental health client group
    • Have knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983, an understanding of latest nursing practices and are able to deputise in a clinical lead role
    • Have the capacity to maintain documentation and undertake audits
    • Are compassionate and focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage and reduce risk whilst helping to empower and support service user independence

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you….

    • RCNi membership
    • 50% NMC renewal fee paid by Cygnet
    • Company pension scheme
    • Free life assurance
    • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
    • Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
    • Opportunities for CPD, further learning and development
    • Expert clinical supervision and peer support

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

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living.

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage provides a comprehensive psychological assessment and therapy programme across its four secure wards:

    • Pattison Ward - Women's Medium Secure
    • Tiffany Ward - Women's Low Secure
    • Peplau Ward - Men's Medium Secure
    • Saunders Ward - Men's Low Secure

    We also have specialist wards for detained patients:

    • Orchid Ward – Women’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only)
    • Chamberlain Ward – Men’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only)

    Our psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

    We offer specialist diagnostic assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ADOS) and Personality Disorders (IPDE and PCL-R). The therapies offered include Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Substance Misuse Programme, Fire Setting Intervention Programme for Mentally Disordered Offenders (FIP-MO) and Sex Offender Treatment Programme for Mentally disordered Offenders (SOTP-MO). The psychology team offers a range of individual therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural and Cognitive Analytical Therapy, Schema focused and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

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