Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD) - Acute Inpatient Service
Ref: CYG07151


  • Location
  • Cygnet Victoria House, Barton Street, Darlington, County Durham, DL1 2LN
  • Salary
  • £16.20 ph (£35,380 pa)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 24/11/2019
  • We are looking for a Registered Mental Health / RMN or Learning Disability Nurse / RNLD, with a passion for delivering the best quality of care, to join us at our Acute acute mental health inpatient service in Darlington.

    You will be working 42 hours per week at Cygnet Victoria House.

    Cygnet Victoria House is a 25 bed acute mental health inpatient service for men. The service, split across two wards, provides a safe and stabilising environment for men who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

     

    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...

     

    Salary:

    • £16.20 per hour  (£35,380 per annum) 
     

    Benefits:


    • 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
    • Experience on an acute ward / service 

     

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

    Cygnet Victoria House is 25 bed acute mental health inpatient service for men. The ethos of our service is about assessing and treating service users in the least restrictive environment and planning for discharge in a robust and timely fashion. With a focus on stabilisation, we will support service users to manage their mental health, reinforce daily living skills and prepare for independent life back in the community.

     

    Location:

    Victoria House is located on the right hand side of Barton Street from Haughton Road.
    Reception is straight ahead from the entrance.

    • Near several exits from all motorways to Darlington. From the South, North, East and West.
    • The nearest railway Station is Darlington, then only ten minutes journey to Victoria House by taxi, there is also a bus to Darlington town centre the number 2, then get the number 9 which will drop you onto Haughton road then a 5 minute walk to Victoria House in Barton Street.


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