Mental Health Nurse / Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG07834


  • Location
  • Cygnet Stevenage, Graveley Road, Stevenage, SG1 4YS
  • Salary
  • £34,000 - £39,000
  • Closing date
  • 27/01/2020
  • 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 Cygnet Health Care.

    You will be working across our 6 wards at Cygnet Hospital Stevenage, located in Hertfordshire.

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery. A range of therapies supports the care pathway towards independent living

     

    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 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
     

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

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage provides a comprehensive psychological assessment and therapy programme across its four secure wards. Our psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

    Cygnet Hospital Stevenage provides a comprehensive psychological assessment and therapy programme across its four secure wards:

    Pattison Ward - Women's Medium Secure
    Tiffany Ward - Women's Low Secure
    Peplau Ward - Men's Medium Secure
    Saunders Ward - Men's Low Secure

    We also have specialist wards for detained patients:

    Orchid Ward – Women’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only)
    Chamberlain Ward – Men’s Acute Inpatient (Detained patients only)

    Our psychologists are trained in a variety of psychological assessments and therapeutic models, allowing them to offer a personalised package of assessment and therapies to service users.

    We offer specialist diagnostic assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ADOS) and Personality Disorders (IPDE and PCL-R). The therapies offered include Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Substance Misuse Programme, Fire Setting Intervention Programme for Mentally Disordered Offenders (FIP-MO) and Sex Offender Treatment Programme for Mentally disordered Offenders (SOTP-MO). The psychology team offers a range of individual therapies such as Cognitive Behavioural and Cognitive Analytical Therapy, Schema focused and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.

     

    What next?

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

    To apply please send your CV to gracecockroft@cygnethealth.co.uk  or please click 'Apply Now' below. 

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