Senior Staff Nurse ( RMN ) - PICU

Appoint Group
Richmond, Greater London
£31500 - £33500/annum + excellent benefits
11 Jul 2017
10 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Appoint Group Vacancy

Job Title: Senior Staff Nurse ( RMN )

Service Type: PICU Hospital for Complex Mental Health Needs

Location: South West London

Salary: £31,500 per annum + £1,000 PICU allowance on top of your basic salary + £2,500 welcome bonus

Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours per week, permanent position

Further details: We are currently recruiting for a very exciting and rewarding opportunity as a Senior Staff Nurse. This opportunity for an experienced, skilled, enthusiastic and motivated mental health nurse ( RMN ) has arisen to join a Private Hospital in South West London. This hospital consists of gender-specific Psychiatric Intensive Care Units ( PICU ) for adults with complex mental health conditions and challenging behaviours. Each unit has its own specialist multi-disciplinary care team in order to provide the best therapeutic outcome for patients, and each treatment programme is bespoke to each individual's needs.

Service users are detained under the Mental Health Act and are experiencing a variety of mental illnesses including severe depression, schizophrenia and Personality Disorder. Additionally, the hospital can admit patients who require detoxification from substance misuse, unexplained or drug-induced psychotic episodes. The Hospital is located very near to Richmond, Putney and Wimbledon, and is situated within a comfortable commute to central London.

The Hospital is currently offering a highly-competitive benefits package to all new nurses including a £2500 bonus.

Person Specification: As a Senior Staff Nurse you will report to Team Leaders / Ward Managers whilst on shift, showing a person-centred, empathetic approach to providing high quality care. You will be responsible for day-to-day running of a unit and supervising junior members of staff on duty, and will therefore need to show the ability and experience of motivating, leading and supervising others. You will need to have the ability to use your initiative and be flexible, organised and ambitious. We are looking for experienced nurses with a strong knowledge of this client group. You will need to be RMN trained and you must hold a valid NMC PIN.

Employee Benefits:

- A 'Welcome Bonus' of £2,500

- A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working

- Clear pay structure, with competitive rates

- Generous annual leave entitlement

- Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay

- The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions

- Maternity leave at 3 months full pay and 3 months half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)

- 2 weeks paid paternity leave

- Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit

- A fantastic preceptorship programme

- Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary

- A range of staff discounts

- Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

- Support for revalidation

- Support for BSc and MSc

- Professional support through Nurses forum

- Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services

- Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

For an informal discussion or to apply, please contact Erin Banner on (Apply online only) or email your CV to

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