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Registered Mental Health Nurse: Female Personality Disorder Ward

Cygnet Health Care
  • Posted: 03 October 2019
  • Location: Maidstone
  • Salary: £34,000 - £39,000 Per year

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 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...
•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.



You are...
•Open, compassionate, honest & resilient
•Newly Qualified or Experienced RMN 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...
•£34,000 - £39,000 per annum
•10% of basic Salary for Night shifts
• 20% of basic salary for weekend shifts
• 30% of basic rate for nights on the weekend
• 66% of basic rate for bank holidays
•£4,000 Welcome Incentive
•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
•Pension scheme
•Employee discount savings & “Cycle to work” scheme
•We pay 50% of the registration fee with the Nursing and Midwifery Council

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



Location Information

Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is our state-of-the-art, 65 bed mental health facility for adults situated in the new Kent Medical Campus in Maidstone.

Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is purpose built to meet the latest national specifications for improving mental health within a therapeutic environment. The hospital will provide an important and much-needed service for local patients from Kent.

The hospital is split into four distinct wards, each offering specialist mental health services:

Roseacre Ward – Highly Specialised Personality Disorder service for women
Kingswood Ward – High Dependency Rehabilitation service for men
Bearsted Ward – Specialist PICU Service for Men
Saltwood Ward – Male low secure ward

The hospital’s services have been requested and agreed by local and regional NHS bodies to meet the urgent demand for specialist mental health services within Kent. The aim is to ensure that local people can be treated close to home and as near as possible to their friends and family.

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Job Information

  • Job Ref: 263/1385/124035
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Career Level: Staff Nurse
  • Specialism: Mental Health
  • Working Hours: Full Time
  • Job Start Date: ASAP
  • Job Close Date: 03/11/2019
  • Ability to Drive: Not Required
  • Applicant Location: UK & EU Only
  • NMC Pin: Required
  • HCPC Qualification: Not Required
  • GMC Registration: Not Required