Registered Mental Health Nurse - Learning Disabilities

Pulse Nursing
Colchester, Essex
£27000 - £35000/annum
23 Jul 2017
22 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Position –Registered Mental Health Nurse– Learning Disabilities
Location - Colchester
Salary – £27,000 - £35,000
Hours - Full Time

Our client is the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities. They are now a leading provider of services for people with a personality disorder and continues to grow these services with associated developments around innovative clinical models, and the development of measurable outcomes.

Our client’s site is a place where individuals with learning disabilities can thrive. What sets them apart in addition to their clinical approach is their clear care pathway, which is designed with progress in mind.

Job Profile
You will be responsible for:

-Assisting in the provision of high quality care and a safe and therapeutic environment.
-Taking charge on a regular basis and assisting in the supervision and development of junior staff, Nurses, Support Workers and students.
-Supporting the development of evidence based practice.
-Being responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual patient programmes of care- with a focus on risk assessment and risk management strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the Care Programme Approach are met in a timely manner.
-Reporting ill health amongst patients and making requests for RC/GP/professional visits where necessary.
-Administering prescribed medicines and documenting the same in accordance with their Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.

Candidate Profile
The ideal candidate will be fully conversant with the Mental Health Act 1983, understand the latest nursing practices, have knowledge of PSI and will also have some experience in a forensic or secure environment.

They offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits such as;

Relocation Fees or 6 Months free rent at the staff house.
Annual Pin Renewal
Enhanced maternity pay 28 days pro rata
Free on-site parking
DBS Application fee paid
Free hepatitis vaccinations
Childcare vouchersPaid breaks Free eye tests
Employee assistance helpline access to employee discount reward scheme
Cycle to work scheme

Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

For more information and a detailed copy of the Job Spec please contact Sam Taylor at Pulse Jobs on (Apply online only)