RMN Nurse

Turning Point
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The quality of our services means everything to us. The people we work with inspire us and in turn we look for new ways to inspire change. Turning Point is focussed on constantly finding ways to support more people to discover new possibilities in their lives. We are guided by our values. We believe that everyone has the potential to grow, learn and make choices; We communicate in an authentic and confident way that blends support; We are here to embrace change even when it is complex and uncomfortable; We treat each other and those we support as individuals however difficult and challenging; We deliver better outcomes by encouraging new ideas and thinking.

We are looking for a Registered Mental Health Nurse to join our well established and experienced team at Birchwood, Oldham. The service is a 16 bed rehabilitation service offering support to both men and women from the Oldham and surrounding region. We specialise in helping people move on to Independent Community Living after lengthy period on hospitals wards. Our team is made up of Registered Mental Health Nurses, Support Workers, Occupational Therapists and Therapy Staff, together we provide the resources that enables people to build upon their recovery and achieve their goals. We work collaboratively with community Mental and Physical Health Services to ensure people have the best chance of success.

If you are someone who understands the importance of recovery and are passionate about seeing people achieve their best, then we want to hear from you. We need you to be a Registered Mental Health Nurse, have an understanding of recovery models and approaches and have a good understanding of mental health issues and the way in which they are managed and knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Care Program Approach. This role will involve working a full range of shifts, including early, late, nights, weekends and bank holidays. We will also require that you complete our mandatory training.

In addition we can support newly qualified nurses to complete their preceptorships. You will be supported by an experienced practitioner to develop your confidence, refine your skills, values and behaviours allowing you to provide care confidently. The salary for a newly qualified nurse working through their preceptorship is £23,000 pa which rises to £25,000 once the programme has been successfully completed.

In return for your hard work, dedication and commitment, we can offer the opportunity to grow, learn and develop as a mental health nurse in an environment that is focussed on recovery. We will provide you with a range of training opportunities as well as the opportunity to gain new experiences through working in a range of other services we have throughout the UK.

We also offer the below benefits:

  • Buy & sell Annual leave
  • Counselling services
  • Nurse registrations fee paid for
  • & more

Running health facilities and services on a not-for-profit basis, we invest every penny back into our care - and our people. So, if you’re ambitious and focused on learning disabilities, you can look forward to excellent training and progressing a clinical career with real value.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.

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