Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse (RNLD) - CQC Outstanding
Cygnet Health Care
Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for over 30 years.
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 Learning Disability Nurse.
A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.
RNLDs 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!
•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.
•Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
•Newly Qualified or Experienced 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...
•33 days annual leave
•Fully paid training
•Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
•Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
•Cycle to Work scheme
•Opportunities to progress and develop
Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for 30 years.
Located in Kings Norton, Birmingham, Cygnet Wast Hills is an award winning Outstanding CQC rated specialist autism hospital, which provides assessment and treatment for up to 25 men and women with autism, who are also living with learning disabilities and complex needs.
Cygnet Wast Hills is an impressive period property, set in six acres of gardens and formerly part of the Cadbury estate. The service consists of three autism provisions, which provide different levels of support depending on the individual.
Within Cygnet Wast Hills there are many good sized living areas and people can choose to use a gender specific lounge or be in mixed company. Other facilities include two on site sensory rooms, a computer room and two activity rooms. In addition there is a life skills kitchen where people are supported to make their own drinks and prepare food. The people we support at Wast Hills also have access to extensive outside space.
Cygnet Wast Hills has received the Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society (NAS)
Some of Our Recent Awards at Wast Hills
•National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Great Autism Practice Award - Wast Hills Team (Winner)
•National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Learning Disability Nurse Award – Charge Nurse Warren Cocker (Finalist)
•RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 – The Learning Disability Nurse Award – Charge Nurse Warren Cocker (Finalist)
•Laing Buisson Awards 2017 – Rising Star Award – Amy Childs (Former Service Manager, now Midlands Consultant Nurse) (Winner)
•Nursing Times Awards 2017 – Team of the Year Award – Wast Hills Team (Finalist)
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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