Nurse Practitioner (RGN)
Ref: CYG06881


  • Location
  • Cygnet Hospital Colchester , Boxted Road, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5HF
  • Salary
  • £40,731 per annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 15/11/2019
  • We are looking for a Nurse Practitioner (RGN) with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

    You will be working 40 hours per week at Cygnet Hospital Colchester.

    Cygnet Hospital Colchester, formerly known as Fairview Hospital, is a 37 bed service providing a range of intensive support and rehabilitation services for men with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or mental health needs.

     

    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
    • Closely monitor patient health issues such as obesity, hypertension, diabetes, epilepsy, asthma, minor injuries and illnesses
    • Develop education groups / provide information to patient’s including healthy living groups, smoking cessation sessions, well woman / man clinics, drug and alcohol awareness
    • 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:

    • Experienced Registered General Nurse with a current Pin Number
    • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
    • A good understanding of the 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:

    • Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Registered Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) with a current Pin Number
    • The ability to deputise in a clinical lead role
    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment

     

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

    The aim of Cygnet Colchester is assessment, stabilisation, treatment and engagement, with a view to supporting service users in the least restrictive environment appropriate to their needs. Our services are recovery-focused, with the aim of preparing individuals for a move to rehabilitation or step-down services, and ultimately, back into the community wherever possible. Our ward breakdown is as follows:

    • Highwoods Ward –  Acute Service for Men
    • Oak Court –  Acute Admission / Intensive Support Service for Men with a Learning Disability
    • Larch Court – Acute Admission / Intensive Support Service for Men with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Ramsey Unit – High Dependency Inpatient Rehabilitation Service for Men

     

    What next?

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

    Click the link to apply.

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