Registered General Nurse (RGN) - Learning Disability Service
Ref: CYG07196


  • Location
  • Ranaich House Residential Service, Leewood Road, Dunblane, FK15 0DR
  • Salary
  • £16.00 per hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 27/04/2020
  • We are looking for a Registered General Nurse / RGN, with a passion for delivering the best quality of care, to join us out our Learning Disability Service in Scotland.

    You will be working 40 hours per week at Ranaich House, located in Dunblane.

    Ranaich House is a specialist residential service offering care and support in a structured and therapeutic environment for up to 14 adults with learning disabilities and complex 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
    • 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:

    • Experience as a Registered Nurse (RGN) with a current Pin Number
    • Experience in a Learning Disabilty service or working with those who has learning diabilities and/or complex needs.
    • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
    • A good understanding of the Mental Health (Care and Treatment)(Scotland) Act 2003 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:

    • Experience working in a residential environment
    • 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.

    Ranaich House is a large period detached property, formerly a private Victorian villa with coach house, stables and mature woodland gardens. The service has good sized living areas, a dining room, and a well-stocked learning hub. There are two domestic life skills kitchens, where individuals can plan menus and prepare their own drinks, snacks and meals. Externally there is a spacious and private garden which hosts seating and picnic areas for relaxing or enjoying time with friends

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    Ranaich House has its own care pathway from living in the main house with more intensive support, to moving to the self -contained three bedroom flat, then finally on to the Coach House, a two bedroomed cottage flat in the grounds offering people the opportunity to experience more independence, whilst living in a safe environment.


    What next?


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

     

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    or If you are interested in this position, please get a CV sent to shahenachowdhury@cygnethealth.co.uk

    Join us!

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