Senior Nurse (RMN / RNLD) - Male Neuropsychiatric and Neurodegenerative Service
Ref: CYG07194

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Heathers, Grout Street, West Bromwich, B70 0HD
  • Salary
  • £35,380 Per Annum
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 15/11/2019
  • We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Senior Registered Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse.

    You’ll be working 42 hours a week in a neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative rehabilitation service for men.

    Cygnet Heathers is a 20 bed CQC rated 'Good' site that provides specialist inpatient services for men with mental health difficulties and acquired brain injury, across two wards.

    Your Day-to-Day...

    • Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual Patient programs of care. With a focus on risk assessment and risk management strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the Care Program Approach are met in a timely manner
    • Report any ill health amongst Patients and make requests for RC/GP/Professional visits where necessary
    • Support empowerment of Patients having regard for their dignity rights whilst maintaining professional responsibility for individuals in our care
    • Ensure that individual care plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with Patient, Relatives and other Health Care Professionals, and in accordance with NMC guidelines
    • Administer prescribed medicines in accordance 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:

    • An experienced  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
    • Able to deputise in a clinical lead role
    • Compassion, resilience and a dedication to empower and support service user independence.

    Desirable:

    • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
    •  neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative experience.
       

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

    Cygnet Heathers is a 20 bed service providing neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative rehabilitation for men with mental health difficulties and acquired brain injury. Cygnet Heathers is located in Great Bridge near Birmingham, which offers easy access to shops, local libraries, community centres and parks. A perfect blend of real life settings further supporting rapid recovery. The service comprises of the following profile:

    Diagnosis of:

    • Established or suspected acquired or traumatic brain injury, such as hypoxia, stroke, brain tumour, encephalitis
    • Established or suspected degenerative brain condition including dementias
    • Huntington’s disease or other movement disorders, displaying abnormal movements or restricted mobility
    • Alcohol related brain injury / Korsakoff’s syndrome
    • Moderate to severe cognitive impairment
    • Dysphasia or other communication problems
    • Organic psychiatric disorder or organic personality disorder
    • May present with challenging behaviour (aggression, utilisation behaviours or sexual disinhibition)
    • May present with co-morbid psychiatric disorders including psychoses, autistic spectrum or substance misuse
    • May have a forensic history.

    What next?

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

    Click the link to apply.

     

  • Job Description
  • Senior_RMN_JD_Sept_2015.doc

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