Registered Mental Health Nurse
Ref: CYG05944

  • Location
  • Cygnet Lewisham, 44 Lewisham Park, London SE13 6QZ
  • Salary
  • £12.87 - £15.30 per hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 24/07/2019
  • 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 or Learning Disabilities Nurse.

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

    RMNs/RNLDs 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 RMN / RNLD with a current Pin Number
    •    Have experience working with an adult mental health client group and be able to manage challenging behaviour
    •    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
    •    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…

    •    £12.87 - £15.30 Plus location allowance of £4,000 Pro Rata
    •    Company pension scheme
    •    RCNi membership, Preceptorship for newly qualified nurses and development programmes for experienced nurses
    •    Free life assurance
    •    A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
    •    Paid leave for your birthday and anniversary of joining the company
    •    Free meals
    •    Opportunities for CPD, further learning and development
    •    We pay 50% of the registration fee with the Nursing and Midwifery Council
    •    Expert clinical supervision and peer support

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

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    Join us!


  • Location Information
  • Here at Lewisham, we work with men who may have been in hospital for some time, recovering from one or more mental health conditions, to bridge the gap back into the community.

    Our multidisciplinary team offer a range of therapies to help with anger management, living skills, cooking, budgeting and life after discharge.

    Close to Lewisham Park and other community facilities, our locked rehabilitation service focuses on integration and a movement towards independent living. Clear recovery goals are at the heart of what we do.

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