Preceptorship - Registered Mental Health Nurse
Ref: CYG05877

  • Location
  • Cygnet Victoria House, Barton Street, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 2LN
  • Salary
  • £15.20 per hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 30/07/2019
  • 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.

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

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


    Your programme includes...

    • Support from Cygnet’s Preceptorship Development Manager
    • Minimum two shifts per week working with your nominated preceptor
    • Preceptee supernumery 1st week on ward
    • 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
    • Certificate and letter of completion
    • Excellent training opportunities

    An action plan will then be created by you and your preceptor for the following six months to enhance identified strengths and address areas of development, taking you to your first annual appraisal.


    You are…

    •Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
    •Newly Qualified RMN
    •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…

    •Salary starting at £15.20 p/h progressing to £16.20 p/h, once completed the Preceptorship Programme
    •Generous study and exam leave
    •Teaching and CPD Programmes
    •Financial support for further training and personal development
    • Meals on duty
    •RCNi membership
    •Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
    •Expert clinical supervision & peer support
    •Employee referral scheme
    •Pension scheme
    •Employee discount savings & “Cycle to work” scheme


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

    Cygnet Victoria House is a new 17 bed acute mental health inpatient service for men. The service provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

    As a newly qualified nurse, you’ll engage in a period of preceptorship during your first six months of employment, ensuring your career receives the best possible start. Offering flexibility to accommodate individual needs, Cygnet Healthcare will help to prepare you for your professional role and encourage best practice.

    Ready to make a positive change?

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

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

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