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Charge Nurse - RMN or RNLD - Mental Health

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Mental Health, Hospital
Seniority:
Senior Nurse
Region:
London
Location:
North London
Salary:
£37,542 per annum
Posted:
20/11/2017
Job Ref:
EHA-57172

Charge Nurse - RMN or RNLD - Private Mental Health Hospital - North London - £36,421 - £37,542 per annum plus benefits

*£500 in the first 3 months of service, £650 for 9 months service and £950 for 18 months service*

I am currently recruiting for a Charge Nurse ( RMN or RNLD ) to join a private mental health hospital in North London. 

They care for men with a diagnosis of mental disorder and associated challenging behaviour and offer patients assessment and specialised treatment. They also have a full care pathway with medium secure wards, low secure wards, and a rehabilitation wing, Tennyson House. This service won a LaingBuisson Award in 2013 for its care pathways.

My Client is one of the UK's leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK. With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in their sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, they help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.

Benefits of this Charge Nurse - RMN or RNLD role include:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days annual leave (increasing by a further day for every 2 years of service) to a maximum of 30
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Relocation allowance / season ticket loan
  • Career development across the staff nurse grading system
  • Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care settings.
  • Free car parking
  • Free on site meals
  • Research opportunities
  • Employee benefits scheme (eg, discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)
  • Full onsite induction training and orientation programme
  • CPD opportunities to support nursing revalidation scheme

The role of Charge Nurse - RMN or RNLD involves:

  • To accept personal and shared responsibility for the maintenance of quality nursing care, for all patients as part of a multidisciplinary team approach within a forensic setting.
  • To work as a Primary Nurse/Care Coordinator for an identified group of patients whilst consistently working within the clinical governance framework.
  • The opportunity to develop and progress across the Staff Nurse grading through a distinct career pathway.
  • To be successful, you will need:
  • A relevant nursing qualification and registration
  • Excellent team working skills, a high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach - our units operate 24 hours 7 days a week, and our nursing staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights.
  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice

An ideal Charge Nurse RMN or RNLD will have:

  • A RMN or RNLD qualification
  • A current, valid registration with the NMC and the legal right to work in the UK
  • Experience in a senior role in a similar service 
  • A proven ability to co-ordinate care, prioritise tasks and manage Health & Safety issues
  • The drive to learn and develop
  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice
  • A flexible, positive, team-orientated approach.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 046 6213
Contact: Ehsan Arif

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