Physical Health Nurse
Ref: CYG07035


  • Location
  • Cygnet Beckton, 23 Tunnan Leys, Beckton, London, E6 6ZB
  • Salary
  • £42,000
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 11/12/2019
  • We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Registered General Nurse / RGN.

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

    Registered General Nurse / RGNs 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…

    • To lead and develop contemporary initiatives to improve physical health care delivery and practice across the four wards at Cygnet Hospital Beckton, including education, training and support the professional development of registered and unregistered nurses. 
    • 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 & 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.
    • Responsible for the coordination and monitoring of the CQUINS for Physical Health; and to achieve sustained improvement in the physical health key performance indicators.
    • The post holder will take the lead role in physical health GP clinics and monitoring the SLA contract with the local surgery. As well develop partnership with specialist professional in primary and community care to achieve holistic care provisions.
    • Ensuring the physical health needs for service users are assessed and clearly planned and monitor the effectiveness of the actions being taken to address identified needs
    • To work with the dietician, OTs and medical and nursing staff to ensure a comprehensive care delivery of physical health needs.

    You are…

    • Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
    • Experienced Registered General Nurse / RGN with a current Pin Number
    • Capable to maintain documentation and undertake audits
    • Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & have an understanding of latest nursing practices
    • Able to deputise in a clinical lead role
    • Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk
    • Helping to empower & support service user independence.

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Salary of £42,000 per annum 
    • 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 Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for 30 years.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Beckton is a smoke free gender specific hospital for women with complex mental health needs. We accept emergency and planned, pre-assessed admissions. We provide a multi-disciplinary approach, to help service users return home as quickly as possible.

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    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below.

    Join us!

  • Job Description
  • JD_Physical_Health_Lead_Cygnet_Bec_1_.doc_beckton.doc

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