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New Unit Coming Soon - Cambian Podsmead, Gloucestershire
The Cambian Group, the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for motivational and experienced individuals to join the company as Staff Nurses. We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.
Cambian Podsmead is a 20-bedded specialist rehabilitation hospital catering for male patients who have a Learning Disability. Patients may be sectioned under the Mental Health Act or have an informal status.
Cambian’s unique programme combines intensive rehabilitation therapy with patient-centred care plans determined by individual needs. Dedicated clinical teams will provide a multi-disciplinary input including occupational therapy, psychology, speech and language therapy, psychiatry and vocational training.
We are currently seeking motivated and passionate individuals to join a brand new Nursing team. Working with our patients, 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.
Successful candidates will be responsible for the coordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of patient care for adult patients presenting Learning Disabilities and additional diagnosis in accordance with National Minimum Standards and company procedures. In addition, you will provide a homely and safe environment that meets the patients' needs, guidance and support in assisting the promotion of self-help, personal life skills and emotional awareness and act as a positive role model within the team. You must be able to demonstrate good clinical practice, carrying out observations, investigations and treatments as required.
Candidates should possess the relevant nursing qualification – RNLD/RMN or equivalent and have an active pin number. Individuals should have an excellent working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and be able to demonstrate the latest understanding of nursing practices. You should also be a strong team player, with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and organisational skills.
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.
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 enhanced DBS and reference checks. Cambian is an equal opportunities employer.
How to Apply
To apply for this vacancy please follow the link and complete the online application form.
Closing Date: 22nd April 2014