Mental Health Nurse / Learning Disability Nurse - Days only
Ref: CYG08314


  • Location
  • Cygnet Stevenage, Graveley Road, Stevenage, SG1 4YS
  • Salary
  • £34,000 - £39,000
  • Closing date
  • 28/02/2020
  • 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 12 hour day shifts - 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.

    • 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.

    What next?

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

    To apply please  please click 'Apply Now' below. 

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