Reg Mental Health Nurse or Learning Disabilities Nurse

Location: Colchester  |  Essex  |  England
Sector: Nursing Care
Consultant: Romi Gooden
Job Reference: DW_35512
Salary: £33904 - £33904
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

£33,904 per Anum

40 hours

Ward Mental Nurse

Are you a Registered Mental Health or Learning Disability Nurse?

Do you really want to make a difference to patient care?

Do you have an interest in the delivery and implementation of quality healthcare in a challenging and dynamic area?


With us you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

We are looking for a professional, ambitious & confident Registered Mental Health or Learning Disabilities Nurse.

A rewarding role with excellent career prospects, your focus on quality of care will help us achieve our goals.

RMNs/RNLDs with interests in leadership, research & risk assessment are encouraged to apply.

If you’re passionate about what you do, we want to talk to you!

Your Day-to-Day…

  • Be responsible for the co-ordination, assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of individual Patient programs of care. With a focus on risk assessment and risk management strategies, ensuring that the requirements of the Care Program Approach are met in a timely manner

  • Report any ill health amongst Patients and make requests for RC/GP/Professional visits where necessary

  • Support empowerment of Patients having regard for their dignity rights whilst maintaining professional responsibility for individuals in our care

  • Ensure that individual care plans are completed and maintained in conjunction with Patient, Relatives and other Health Care Professionals, and in accordance with NMC guidelines

  • Administer prescribed medicines in accordance with Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines.

You are…

  • Open, compassionate, honest & resilient

  • Newly Qualified or Experienced RMN / RNLD with a current Pin Number

  • Capable to maintain documentation and undertake audits

  • Well informed of the Mental Health Act 1983 & have an understanding of latest nursing practices

  • Able to deputise in a clinical lead role

  • Focused on patient recovery to monitor, manage & reduce risk

  • Helping to empower & support service user independence.

We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities within the region, including into management roles

  • RCNi membership

  • £33,904 per Anum

  • Reimbursement for NMC membership costs

  • Monthly reflective practice, support with revalidation & CPD opportunities

  • Expert clinical supervision & peer support

  • A high quality work environment

  • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme.

  • Opportunity to undertake a rotational role across multiple services

If you wish to be considered for this role please email Daniel Waters on [email protected], call  07520634930 , or apply with an up to date CV