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Registered Mental Nurse

Job Description

Partnerships in Care 1 Ltd is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down services for people with mental illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and brain injuries.

255 Litchfield Road is a registered independent hospital, with two distinct areas: an intensive 8-bed rehabilitation environment and 20 individual flats for people whose rehabilitation and recovery needs are less intensive. We offer a complex care recovery pathway (CRP), for Service Users with complex mental health illnesses.

Our Registered Mental Nurse role involves:

You will be expected to support the service delivery for individuals who present with severe and enduring mental health issues. The successful candidates will have a sound understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a qualified nurse and Recovery.

Main Duties:

  • Provide leadership and support for support staff and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity
  • To maintain skills and knowledge and ensure that care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practice evidence available
  • Ensure the ongoing safety of service users, residents, staff and visitors through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes
  • Ensure that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used
  • Act as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice
  • To take charge of the unit regularly and, in the absence of the management team, accepting responsibility for the smooth and effective running of the unit
  • To help maintain the security of the building and its environment

To be successful as a Registered Mental Nurse, you will need:

Skills & Experience

  • Good organisational skills
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to contribute to, monitor and implement changes that improvement service delivery and outcomes for residents
  • Ability to plan allocate and delegate work appropriately
  • Understand Recovery Action Plans
  • Experience of working with service users with various mental health needs
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act
  • Working knowledge of Recovery and Recovery Star


  • NMC Registered Nurse (RMN)
  • Evidence of personal and professional development

Additional Information

  • Ability to be flexible with regard to working hours
  • Builds effective and credible relationships both internally and externally
  • Works collaboratively with others sharing ideas and information at all times
  • Effectively builds trust with a consistent approach between actions and words
  • Has the ability to raise standards through innovation and new ideas
  • Will take responsibility for issues and resolve them.
  • Able to cope in difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to build rapport and positively influence others
  • Ability to inspire professionalism

An enhanced CRB will be required. Costs will be met by the company.

All positions within Partnerships in Care (PiC) are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Unless specifically commissioned in advance PiC will not consider Applications submitted by or through agencies.

PiC is an equal opportunities employer.

Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that you demonstrate the knowledge, skills and experience required to carry out the role.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

We aim to write to all applicants informing them of the outcome of their application, but if we have not contacted you after four weeks from the closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.

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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