The Cambian Group

Staff Nurse (RMN)

Darlington, Durham
Starting Salary £12.50 per hour; 42 hours per week
23 Jan 2014
20 Feb 2014
Job Type

The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities is looking for a dedicated and caring individual to join the company as a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN).    

We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.   

Victoria House

Cambian Victoria house is a 32 bed hospital specialising in psychiatric rehabilitation for men. It provides state-of-the-art facilities and a multi-disciplinary treatment programme designed to assist patients with their return to independent living. 

Job Profile

You will be encouraged to contribute to, and influence the development of active care. Working as part of a multi- disciplinary team, you must be able to show initiative, demonstrating clear decision making and organisational skills. You will be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual patient programs of care. You will have a focus on risk assessment and risk assessment strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the care program approach are met. Additionally you will support empowerment of the patients with particular regard to their dignity, rights and advice. Individuals should be fully conversant with the Mental Health Act and it’s recent updates; have an understanding of the latest nursing practices as well as the local and national agenda’s that impact on nursing practice and patient care.   

Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our service users you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.  

Candidate Profile  

You will be a strong team player, confident and motivated and well organised.  Patience and commitment are essential, but above all you’ll be someone with a genuine desire to help others. 

Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cambian is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer. 

How to Apply

To apply for this vacancy please send your CV to Please refer to the Job Specification.

If you wish to speak with someone regarding this vacancy please call Lucy Applegarth on 01325 385 240, or email

Closing Date: 20th February 2014

Please note that this vacancy may close prior to this date if a large number of applications are received.