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DATE ADDED: Thu 01/11/2018

Registered Mental Health Nurse

Durham, UK
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COMPANY: CYGNET HEALTH CARE

JOB TYPE: Permanent

At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.
We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Registered Mental Health Nurse.
A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.
RMNs with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment are encouraged to apply.
If you’re passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!

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 & 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.

You are…


• Open, compassionate, honest & resilient


• Newly Qualified or Experienced RMN / RNLD with a current Pin Number


• Capable to maintain documentation and undertake audits


• Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & have an understanding of latest nursing practices


• Able to deputise in a clinical lead role


• Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk


• Helping to empower & support service user independence.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…


• Strong career progression opportunities within the region, including into management roles


• RCNi membership


• Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities


• Expert clinical supervision & peer support


• Employee referral scheme


• 50% of NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet (from Jan ’19)


• Pension scheme


• Employee discount savings & “Cycle to work” scheme

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

Cygnet Appletree is a 26-bed hospital specialising in high dependency inpatient rehabilitation for women. Cygnet Appletree has been designed to provide an environment which promotes recovery for women with its focus on space, personal privacy and dignity.

Service user profile:


•Female, aged 18+


•May be detained under the Mental Health Act (1983), 3, 37, 37/41 or informal


•Primary diagnosis of mental illness with complex needs


•Typical diagnoses include: Personality Disorder, Schizophrenia, schizo-affective disorder, bipolar affective disorder or depression


•Substance, drug and alcohol misuse


•May present with a forensic history


•History of sexual abuse or domestic violence


•Treatment resistant
Ready to make a positive change?

Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

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Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
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