Senior Staff Nurse (RMN / RNLD)
Ref: CYG08645


  • Location
  • Cygnet Hospital Colchester , Boxted Road, Mile End, Colchester, Essex, CO4 5HF
  • Salary
  • £17.30 Per Hour
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 24/03/2020
  • We are looking for a Registered Senior Registered Mental Health Nurse / RMN or Senior Registered Learning Disability Nurse / RNLD  with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

    You will be working 42 hours per week at Cygnet Colchester.

    Cygnet Hospital Colchester, formerly known as Fairview Hospital, is a 54 bed service providing a range of intensive support and rehabilitation services for men with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or mental health needs.

    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 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 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
    • Ward specific experience e.g. Rehabiltation, Acute, Autistic spectrum disorder etc.

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

    The aim of Cygnet Colchester is assessment, stabilisation, treatment and engagement, with a view to supporting service users in the least restrictive environment appropriate to their needs. Our services are recovery-focused, with the aim of preparing individuals for a move to rehabilitation or step-down services, and ultimately, back into the community wherever possible. Our ward breakdown is as follows:

    • Highwoods Ward –  Acute Service for Men
    • Oak Court –  Acute Admission / Intensive Support Service for Men with a Learning Disability
    • Larch Court – Acute Admission / Intensive Support Service for Men with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Ramsey Unit – High Dependency Inpatient Rehabilitation Service for Men

    What next?

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

    Click the link to apply or alternatively email your CV to oliviajames@cygnethealth.co.uk

  • Job Description
  • Senior_RMN_JD_Sept_2015.doc

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