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Lombard House is a 7 bedded community locked rehabilitation hospital for men with a history of offending behaviour who have learning disability and other conditions including autistic spectrum disorders, personality disorders and mental illnesses.
Patients are admitted from medium and low secure services or external placements and are supported to work through their individual intensive treatment programme to move to the nearby residential community service or through their own local provision.
We have exciting career opportunities to work as an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team supporting adult patients who have Learning Disabilities combined with enduring mental illness. Working within our hospitals across south Norfolk and north Suffolk, you will make an effective contribution to providing high quality care within a medium secure forensic setting.
Assistance with relocation and accommodation can be offered.
Our RNLD/RMN role involves:
Providing high quality care in acute wards, low and medium secure wards, with patients suffering from Personality Disorders and Enduring Mental Illness; and acute episodes of illness
Developing therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement
Following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice
Contributing to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress
Mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team
Promoting professional development within the team
To be successful as a RNLD/RMN, you'll need:
A RMN or RNLD qualification
The ability to assess and teach junior staff
A proven ability to co-ordinate care, prioritise tasks and manage Health & Safety issues
The drive to learn and develop
A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice
A flexible, positive, team-orientated approach.
In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:
25 days' annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
Extra Service Annual leave awards
Career development - progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
An employee assistance programme
Free meals/refreshments when on duty
Free car parking
NMC Payment in full
Sign on bonus - £1500 Welcome to Priory - either a sign on bonus or an e-voucher code for the Priory Benefits portal to be redeemed on various items including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc
Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum
Moving less than 100 miles up to £2,000
If more than 100 miles up to £4,000
To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves
Payment into the pension scheme
CPD top up
Donation to a charity of their choice
DBS paid for by the Priory Group
For more information please contact Sara Smith 01379 649900 or email StJohnsHouseCareers@priorygroup.comAbout us
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.Disclosure