Preceptorship / Newly Qualified Nurse (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG07074


  • Location
  • Cygnet Harrow, London Road, Harrow on the Hill HA1 3JL
  • Salary
  • £24,400 pa (+ £4,000 location allowance) + enhancements
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 24/11/2019
  • We are looking for a newly qualified Registered Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD) to complete their Preceptorship programme at our Acute / Autism Spectrum Disorder Service in London.

    You will be working 38.5 hours per week at Cygnet Hospital Harrow, located in Harrow on the Hill.

    Cygnet Hospital Harrow provides a recovery focused service treating a wide range of mental health problems. We also offer specialist diagnostic, assessment and inpatient services for individuals with mental health needs and who also have a dual diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.

     

    Your programme includes...

     

    • Support from Cygnet’s Preceptorship Development Manager
    • Minimum two shifts per week working with your nominated preceptor
    • Preceptee supernumery 1st week on ward
    • Monthly CPD Days off the ward (specialist and general)
    • Clinical supervision, minimum 1 session per month
    • Managerial supervision, minimum 1 session per month
    • Preceptee Group Meetings on site and across the Cygnet group
    • Certificate and letter of completion
    • Excellent training opportunities

    An action plan will then be created by you and your preceptor for the following six months to enhance identified strengths and address areas of development, taking you to your first annual appraisal.

     

    You are…

     

    •Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
    •Newly Qualified Learning Disability Nurse
    •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:


    •  £12.20 per hour (£24,400 pa) plus enhancements
    •  + £4,000 Location Allowance

    • Enhancement rates;
    10% of basic Salary for Night shifts 
    20% of basic salary for weekend shifts
    30% of basic rate for nights on the weekend
    66% of basic rate for bank holidays

     

    Benefits:                  

    • NHS and employee discount scheme
    •50% of NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
    •Generous study and exam leave
    •Teaching and CPD Programmes
    •Financial support for further training and personal development
    • Meals on duty
    •RCNi membership
    •Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities
    •Expert clinical supervision & peer support
     

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

     

    Cygnet Hospital Harrow provides a recovery focused service treating a wide range of mental health problems. We also offer specialist diagnostic, assessment and inpatient services for individuals with mental health needs and who also have a dual diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.


    A newly qualified nurse, you’ll engage in a period of preceptorship during your first six months of employment, ensuring your career receives the best possible start. Offering flexibility to accommodate individual needs, Cygnet Healthcare will help to prepare you for your professional role and encourage best practice.


    Ready to make a positive change?

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

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