Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse - Rehab / Acute
Ref: CYG06874


  • Location
  • Cygnet Appletree, Fredrick Street North, Meadowfield, Durham, DH7 8NT
  • Salary
  • £16.20 p/h (£35,380 p/a)
  • Closing date
  • 31/10/2019
  • We are looking for a Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse / RNLD with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

    You will be working across our Acute and Rehabilitation wards at Appletree.

    Cygnet Appletree is a 26-bed hospital specialising in high dependency inpatient rehabilitation for women, located in County Durham.

    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…

    • Fulltime hours (42) and part time hours (24) are available
    • 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:

    • Qualified or due to qualify as a mental health nurse / RMN or a Learning Disabilty Nurse / RNLD
    • 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:

    • Post qualification experience
    • The ability to deputise in a clinical lead role
    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
    • Experience in Rehabilitation / Acute / Personality Disorders

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

    Cygnet Appletree is a 26-bed hospital specialising in high dependency inpatient rehabilitation for women, located in County Durham. Cygnet Appletree has been designed to provide an environment which promotes recovery for women with its focus on space, personal privacy and dignity.

    All bedrooms in Appletree have en-suite facilities. Our therapy rooms include beauty and hairdressing salons with an onsite beauty therapist. There is also an IT suite as well and a kitchen for cookery skills training.

    In joining our nursing team you’ll become part of an inspirational team, delivering exceptional care in a modern environment alongside nurses who care as much about patient outcomes as you. At Appletree we also offer our employees free parking on site, free meals on shift and uniforms are provided.

    What next?

    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!
    Click the link to apply.

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