Registered Learning Disability Nurse / Preceptorship
Ref: CYG07584


  • Location
  • Cygnet Harrogate, 23 Ripon Road, Harrogate, HG1 2JL
  • Salary
  • £27,208 - £33,022 (plus enhancements)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 05/01/2020
  • We are looking for a Registered Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

    You will be working 38.5 hours per week at Cygnet Hospital Harrogate.

    Cygnet Hospital Harrogate is a long-established mental health hospital that provides an emergency admissions service across two acute wards.

     

    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:

    • Soon to be qualified or experienced Registered Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) with a current Pin Number
    • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
    • A good understanding of the 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

     

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

    Cygnet Hospital Harrogate is a long-established mental health hospital that provides an emergency admissions service across two acute wards.

    • Sanctuary Ward is Cygnet Hospital Harrogate’s emergency acute inpatient service for women. The ward can accept service users on an informal basis and also those detained under the Mental Health Act.
    • Haven Ward is Cygnet Hospital Harrogate’s mixed male and female emergency acute inpatient service. The ward can treat service users on an informal basis and also those detained under the Mental Health Act.

    Service users have a named nurse and are reviewed by a consultant psychiatrist up to three times a week. Medical cover is provided round the clock. Referrals and admissions can be received at any time of the day or night by arrangement with the consultant psychiatrist and medical staff on call.

     

    What next?
    If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!
    Click the link to apply.

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