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Staff Nurse – RMN or RNLD - Low Secure

Job Type:
Mental Health, Learning Disabilities
South East
Canterbury, Kent
£34,000 per annum
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Staff Nurse – RMN or RNLD - Low Secure Mental Health / Learning Disabilities Hospital - Canterbury, Kent - Up to £34,000 per annum plus benefits

Shifts available: Days only / Nights only / Mixed shifts

Hours: Full time / Part time

We are currently recruiting for a Registered Mental Health Nurse ( RMN ) or a Registered Learning Disabilities Nurse ( RNLD ) looking for an exciting challenge in a Low Secure Mental Health / Learning Disabilities Hospital in the Kent area.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Nurse to work within a leading group in the care sector, who offer market leading training with potential to develop both personally and professionally.  

At this award winning service, they offer specialist care to men and women with mental health disorders, learning disabilities, autistic spectrum conditions and complex needs..  The MDT are experienced in a broad range of mental health problems and Learning Disabilities and offer the highest level of care.

Benefits of this Staff Nurse – RMN or RNLD role include:

  • A 'Welcome Bonus' of at least £1,000
  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • A fantastic preceptorship programme
  • Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Support for revalidation
  • Support for BSc and MSc
  • Professional support through Nurses forum
  • Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Relocation allowance of up to £8,000
  • Overtime available for extra shifts.
  • Free accommodation

This award winning low-secure site is split into the following units:

  • Male Forensic unit
  • Female Forensic Unit
  • Locked Rehabilitation Unit
  • Learning Disabilities Unit

As a Staff Nurse – RMN or RNLD your main duties will be:

  • To actively participate with the multidisciplinary team in formulating care plans and utilising appropriate assessments
  • Administering drugs and checking preparations in accordance with company policy and procedures and NMC guidelines
  • Providing assistance and clinical leadership in the induction/development and supervision of new and junior staff
  • Regularly reviewing risk factors and working in conjunction with other health professionals to modify care plans as appropriate
  • Ensuring that clinical practice is evidenced based and consistent with relevant NICE guidelines and the organisations policies and procedures
  • Liaising effectively with all actively involved in the care process, including carers and relatives, aspiring to provide an effective, seamless and integrated service to patients/residents
  • To protect vulnerable adults/children from internal/external factors and act as a Patient Advocate 

The ideal Staff Nurse – RMN or RNLD will be/have:

  • A Registered Nurse with current NMC registration (Mental Health / Learning Disabilities)
  • Able to maintain professional standards of practice at all times
  • Flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
  • Able to motivate, lead and supervise a team
  • Person centred, showing empathy with a desire to make a difference
  • Professional in your approach to customer care
  • Motivated with the desire to expand your professional development and support organisational chang
  • Able to provide demonstrable experience of working in mental health and of enhancing care
  • Legally entitled to work in the UK
For more information please email

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

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