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Registered Mental Health Nurse Preceptorship (RMN)

Job Reference: J103-A-19-11709

Cygnet Health Care
Cygnet Ealing
£21,526 - £28,702

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 or Learning Disabilities Nurse.

A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.

RMNs/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!


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 RGN 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

  • A high quality work environment

  • Free meals on duty

  • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme.

  • Generous study and exam leave

  • Teaching and CPD Programmes

  • Financial support for further training and personal development

  • Active participation in clinical governance

  • Appraisal and peer supervision

  • Possible rotation between services


The programme includes:

  • Support from Cygnet’s Preceptorship Development Manager

  • Minimum two shifts per week working with your nominated preceptor

  • Preceptee supernumery 1st week on ward

  • Monthly CPD Days off the ward (specialist and general)

  • Clinical supervision, minimum 1 session per month

  • Managerial supervision, minimum 1 session per month

  • Preceptee Group Meetings on site and across the Cygnet group

  • Pay rise on completion of preceptorship

  • Certificate and letter of completion

  • Excellent training opportunities

An action plan will then be created by you and your preceptor for the following six months to enhance identified strengths and address areas of development, taking you to your first annual appraisal.


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


Ready to make a positive change?

Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

Join us!


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


Cygnet Hospital Ealing provides a welcoming, non-institutional environment, offering personalised treatment for service users with an eating disorder and/or personality disorder. This includes a unique combined treatment for individuals with both conditions, meaning a secondary diagnosis is not an excluding factor.

Ealing is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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