Appoint Group Vacancy
Job Title: Staff Nurse ( RMN / RNLD )
Service Type: Low Secure Hospital - Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
Location: Canterbury, Kent
Salary: £26,500 - £29,000 per annum (negotiable depending on experience)
Hours: Full-time 37.5 hours per week, permanent position
Further details: A very exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced nurse (RMN or RNLD) to join a Hospital for adults with learning disabilities who are detained under the Mental Health Act. The hospital provides care for adults with differing needs such as autism and personality disorders. The Hospital is situated in a beautiful rural location but is on the main bus route between Canterbury and Folkestone and therefore easily accessible for those with or without their own transport. The hospital is committed to supporting people who want to develop careers within the healthcare sector and they are proud of their links to local educational institutes. The hospital is committed to the development and well-being of all staff and provides regular supervision, on-going training and access to company-wide career opportunities. Further to this is the opportunity to work within a leading brand of independent mental health care providers, and to work in a friendly environment.
Person Specification / Job Description: In your role as a Staff Nurse you have the responsibility for supporting the Senior Staff Nurse/Team Leader in leading your shift to ensure we deliver excellent standards of care; promoting independence and dignity and positively enhancing the lives of individuals in our care. This exciting and dynamic role will place you at the heart of a clinical team, working closely with patients and other healthcare professionals to deliver the best care and rehabilitation for patients. It would be strongly advantageous to have experience with people with learning disabilities and/or mental health needs. The postholder will need to be RMN or RNLD trained and you must hold a valid PIN.
Employee Benefits: In addition to the competitive salary on offer for this role, all employees are entitled to a full and thorough induction, excellent training and career progression opportunities, a bespoke personal development programme, free meals, free parking, free uniform, preceptorships for newly qualified nurses and continuing professional development. You will also be entitled to a contributory pension scheme, an employee discount scheme and 5.6 weeks of paid annual leave.