Registered Nurse - Learning Disability Residential Service

Recruiter
Pulse Nursing
Location
Hartlepool, England
Salary
£28000 - £29120 per annum
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
26 Mar 2019
Ref
243712
Contact
Alice Cartwright
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type
Permanent

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Registered Nurse (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities) with post registration experience to join this residential, 11 bedded, mixed gender service providing support for those with learning disabilities and complex needs. Support is provided to those with a learning disability, mental or physical ill-health and complex behaviour. This service acts as a step-down service for residents working towards independent living.

You will have experience working in a similar role with mental health and learning disabilities. As a Registered Nurse (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities), you will be competent across a range of clinical skills and have a clear understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983. Your daily role will include ensuring individualised care plans are completed and maintained and will work closely with the wider multidisciplinary team to develop and improve quality at the service. The goal of this service is to enable residents to build relationships, structure time and have a balance between therapy, work and leisure.

The benefits of this Registered Nurse (Mental Health/Learning Disabilities) role include:

  • Generous salary package
  • Strong career progression including into management roles
  • RCNi membership
  • CPD opportunities
  • Employee referral scheme
  • 50% NMC registration contribution
  • Pension scheme
  • Relevant training and development
  • Support through Revalidation

Responsibilities for the Registered Nurse - RMN/RNLD:

  • Providing and developing person centred care
  • Educating and supporting healthcare and junior staff members
  • Working as part of the off duty
  • Comply with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines
  • Ensure medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered
  • Supervise and monitor standards of care and take appropriate action to improve standards when required
  • Ensure all clinical documentation is well maintained and filed in the appropriate places

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Registered Nurse qualified with relevant experience (RMN/RNLD) must have:
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Up to date clinical experience
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and latest nursing practices
  • Current and valid registration with the NMC and a legal right to work in the UK

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