Registered Learning Disability Nurse (CQC Outstanding)

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Apr 2021
Closes
09 Apr 2021
Ref
J103-A-21-25756
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Registered Learning Disability Nurse / RNLD with a passion for delivering the best quality of care.

youwill be working 42 hours per week, at Cygnet Cedars Clinic- located in Birmingham.

Cygnet Cedars is a CQC rated 'Outstanding'24-bed high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities, associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge. We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure transition for service users is as smooth as possible.

Your Day-to-Day...
  • Produce outstanding written reports based on your nursing assessments and observations
  • Work closely with the management team to develop the service, audit, and improve quality
  • Attend all training and engage in CPD to further knowledge & promote nursing
  • Under NMC guidelines, ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained collectively with residents, relatives and other healthcare professionals.
  • Administer prescribed medicines with Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.


Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...
  • NHS and employee discount scheme
  • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
  • Free meals on duty
  • RCNi membership
  • Bespoke career pathways
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Plus many more


You will have...

Essential:

Experience as Registered Learning Disability Nurse / RNLD with a current Pin Number

The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role

A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 and latest nursing practices

A commitment to patient recovery in order to effectively monitor, manage and reduce risk

Compassion, resilience and a dedication to empower and support service user independence

Desirable:
  • The ability to deputise in a clinical lead role
  • An interest in leadership, research and assessment
  • Experience with learning disabilities.

Here at Cygnet Cedars Clinic w ewant the men in our care to make their own choices and live as independently as they are able to. To achieve this, our in-house MDT supports them with our myPath learning disability model, which offers a psychology, speech and language and occupational therapy led approach alongside psychiatry and nursing

Within Cygnet Cedars is a two bed step-down service, allowing for further community integration and focus on daily living skills. Each individual in our care begins a personalised care pathway that helps them develop necessary skills to leave our rehabilitation services and move towards a less restrictive setting.

Our Service user profile consists of the following:
  • Primary diagnosis of learning disability and mental health complex needs
  • Forensic history - May present with co-morbid presentations
  • Challenging behaviour
  • Personality disorder
  • Schizophrenia, depression, bi-polar disorder
  • Dual diagnosis
  • Complex needs and/or multiple diagnoses
  • May be detained under the Mental Health Act or informal
  • May have a history of repeated hospital admissions

Cygnet Cedars has been rated as "Outstanding" by the CQC.

What next?

If you care about making a difference - we want to talk to you!

Click the link to apply.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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