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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/06/2020.

Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) - Male Neuropsychiatric

Job Reference: J103-A-20-17822

Employer:
Cygnet Health Care
Department:
Cygnet Heathers
Location:
West Bromwich
Salary:
£15.65 P/H / £36,461.50 P/A

We are looking for a Registered Learning Disability / RNLD with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

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

Cygnet Heathers is a 20 bed CQC rated 'Good' service that provides neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative rehabilitation for men with mental health difficulties and acquired brain injury.

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 and 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

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
  • Plus many more

You will have…

Essential:

  • Experience as Registered Learning Disability Nurse/ RNLD a 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
  • Compassion, resilience and a dedication to empower and support service user independence
  • Desirable:
  • The ability to deputise in a clinical lead role
  • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
  • Ward specific experience e.g. Rehabilitation etc.

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

Cygnet Heathers is located in Great Bridge near Birmingham, which offers easy access to shops, local libraries, community centres and parks. A perfect blend of real life settings further supporting rapid recovery.

Our service user centred approach puts the individual at the centre of their own discharge planning. With the right support and our innovative and proactive rehabilitation environment, our aim is to support service users to return to the community or another suitable care pathway placement.

Our specialist pathway service offers the following:

Diagnosis of:

Our specialist pathway service offers the following:

Diagnosis of:

  • Established or suspected acquired or traumatic brain injury, such as hypoxia, encephalitis
  • Huntington’s disease or other movement disorders, displaying abnormal movements or restricted mobility
  • Alcohol related brain injury / Korsakoff’s syndrome
  • Moderate to severe cognitive impairment
  • Dysphasia or other communication problems
  • Organic psychiatric disorder or organic personality disorder
  • May present with challenging behaviour (aggression, utilisation behaviours or sexual disinhibition)
  • May present with co-morbid psychiatric disorders including psychoses,learning disabilitiesor substance misuse
  • May have a forensic history

What next?

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

If you are interested in finding out more, or wouldlike to have an informal chat please contact the HospitalManager Stephen Smith on 0121 796 2730 /

Click the link to apply




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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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