Registered General Nurse (RGN)
Ref: CYG05922


  • Location
  • Cygnet Bury, Buller Street, Bury, BL8 2BS
  • Salary
  • £29,008
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 29/08/2019
  • Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

    Embrace a challenging new role full of the opportunities you need to grow your career.

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

    We are looking for an experienced nurse who is professional, ambitious & confident.

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

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


    Your Day-to-Day...

    • Co-ordinating blood clinics for clozaril, lithium and high dose antipsychotics.
    • Admission bloods and ECGs and follow up on results.
    • Carrying out routine ECGs.
    • Six month and annual reviews.
    • Annual chronic yearly reviews with the practice nurse.
    • Flu vaccination clinics for both patients and staff.
    • Smoking cessation for both patients and staff.
    • Triaging on all the wards.
    • Supporting the mental health nurses to train and educate all aspects of physical health prevention and promotion.
    • Health promotion.
    • Provide guidance to staff on the safe use of medical devices and monitoring equipment.
    • Conducting resus simulations and checking emergency equipment.
    • Ensuring GP clinics are kept fully stocked.
    • Coordinating optician and chiropodist clinics when required.

    You are...

    • Newly Qualified or an Experienced RGN / Physical Health Nurse 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.
    • Have the capacity to maintain documentation and undertake audits
    • 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
    • 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
    • Subsidised meals
    • Opportunities for CPD, further learning and development
    • Expert clinical supervision and peer support


    Cygnet Healthcare has a clear nursing strategy which has been developed by front line staff. Our clinical care is underpinned by strong values and we have a commitment to reducing restrictive practice.

    Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents. Security levels range between medium secure to rehabilitation services.

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

    Are you ready for a new and rewarding opportunity?

    Please click the link to apply.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents.

    Security levels range between medium secure to rehabilitation services.

    Each service user has a bedroom with en suite facilities and a range of communal spaces including a gym, laundry, occupational therapy kitchen, therapy garden and woodland walkways down to the Elton Reservoir.

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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