Staff Nurse - Learning Disability Residential Service

Location
Dundee, Scotland
Salary
£28000 - £30763 per annum
Posted
26 Mar 2019
Closes
09 Apr 2019
Ref
244505
Contact
Alice Cartwright
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Job Type
Permanent

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Registered Nurse (RMN/RNLD) with relevant experience to join this specialist care home for 12 adults with learning disabilities service in Dundee, as Registered Nurse. The service provides care to adults who are living with a learning disability and complex needs including challenging behaviours and autistic spectrum conditions. My client is part of one of the UK's largest mental health and learning disabilities healthcare providers and prides itself on the delivery of individualised specialist care.

As a Registered Mental Health Nurse or Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities (RMN/RNLD) 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 benefits of this Registered Nurse (Mental Health/RNLD) role include:

  • Generous salary package
  • RCNi membership
  • Employee referral scheme
  • 50% NMC contribution
  • Pension scheme
  • Progression and development opportunities
  • Support through Revalidation

Responsibilities for the Registered Nurse - RMN/RNLD:

  • Providing and developing person centred care
  • Educating and supporting healthcare and junior staff members
  • 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:

  • Registered Nurse qualified (RMN/RNLD)
  • 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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