Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG06495


  • Location
  • Cygnet Stevenage, Graveley Road, Stevenage, SG1 4YS
  • Salary
  • £34,000 - £39,000
  • Closing date
  • 31/10/2019
  • We are looking for a Registered Mental Health / RMN or Learning Disability Nurse / RNLD with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

    You will be working across our 6 wards at Stevenage.

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women.

    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
    • Attend all training and engage in CPD to further knowledge and promote nursing
    • 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

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • NHS and employee discount scheme
    • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    • Free meals on duty
    • Free parking
    • RCNi membership
    • Bespoke career pathways
    • Plus many more

    You will have…

    Essential:

    • Experience as a Registered Nurse Mental Health / RMN or Learning Disability / RNLD with a current Pin Number
    • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
    • A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 and latest nursing practices
    • A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage and reduce risk
    • Compassion, resilience and a dedication to empower and support service user independence

    Desirable:

    • The ability to deputise in a clinical lead role
    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
    • Neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative experience

    Cygnet Health Care

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

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage

    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.

    What next?

    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!

    Click the link to apply.

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