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The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as an RNLD/RMN Nurse.
We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.
Sherwood House is a male locked rehabilitation hospital caring for patients from 18 to 65 years older suffering from enduring mental illness. Sherwood House opened in April 2006 after being extended and fully refurbished. We have 30 en-suite rooms, a gym, 3 lounges, a computer room with internet access, private visitors’ area, an art therapy room and 2 therapy kitchens.
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 young people and Service Users you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support.
You will be a strong team player, confident, 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 go to www.vacancies.cambiangroup.com and complete the online application form.
If you wish to speak with someone regarding this vacancy please email Rachael.firstname.lastname@example.org
To find out more about us at Cambian visit www.cambiangroup.com
Closing date: 31st March 2014
Vacancy may close prior to this date if a large number of applications are received