Deputy Charge Nurse - Learning Disability Service
Ref: CYG09986


  • Location
  • Willow House Residential Service, 229 Portland Road, Edgbaston, B17 8LS
  • Salary
  • £16.64 per hour (£34,610 per annum)
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 10/07/2020
  • We are looking for a Deputy Charge Nurse, who is a Registered Learning Disability Nurse / RNLD or Registered Mental Health / RMN, with a passion for delivering the best quality of care. 

    You will be working 40 hours per week, including oncall, at Cygnet Willow House located in Edgbaston.

    Cygnet Willow House is a CQC rated ‘Good’ service that provides support to adults with learning disabilities and complex needs. The team can also support individuals who have associated mental and physical health needs, as well as those with complex behaviours. 


    Your Day-to-Day…

     

    • Take lead responsibility in undertaking regular care audits
    • Provide clinical leadership, coaching & mentoring for the development of services
    • Have working relationships with the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, and play an important role in the lives of the people you support.
    • Ensure that all Staff contribute and are accountable for the efficient running of the service and the creation of an atmosphere conducive to the best interests of the residents
    • Under NMC guidelines, ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained
    • Administer medicines within 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
    • RCNi membership
    • Bespoke career pathways
    • Flexible shift patterns
    • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
    • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
    • Plus many more

     

    You are…

    An experienced RMN or RNLD with a current Pin Number, you’ll have…

    Essential:

    • At least two years’ experience as a Regustered Nurse (RMN / RNLD)
    • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits & demonstrate integrity in your role
    • A good understanding of the latest nursing practices
    • A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage & reduce risk
    • Compassion, resilience & a dedication to empower & support service user independence

    Desirable:

    • The ability to deputise in a Manager role
    • An interest in leadership, research & assessment
    • Exeperince working in a Learning Disabilty service

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

    Willow House, located within the community of Edgbaston, Birmingham, is a detached house with two comfy living areas, a dining room and a conservatory where people can have private time with their families, friends or other visitors. The team at Willow House aim to promote individuals’ independence. They do this by working closely with people to ensure that their wishes, needs and interests are met

     

    What next?

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

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

  • Job Description
  • Charge_Nurse_JD.docx

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