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Registered Mental Health Nurse

  • Job reference: RMNSA03
  • Location: York, North Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Criminal Justice
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Job description: SCS are currently recruiting for a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) to work in a medium secure forensic hospital in York. The hospital has 112 beds and cares for patients with a variety of mental illnesses and learning disabilities. The ideal candidate will have previous experience working within a secure/forensic environment.
The role is 37.5 hours a week with a salary up to £34,000 per annum
On a daily basis the successful candidate will:
*Accurately assess, monitor and plan the care needs of the patients
*Provide 1:1 support
*Develop behavioural support plans
*Administer medications
*Maintain a professional and safe care environment
Essential requirements for the role:
*RMN Qualification (Preceptorships are accepted)
*Current NMC Registration
*Excellent communication skills in order to effectively develop relationships with patients
*Knowledge of NMC guidelines and practices
*Ability to be flexible and adapt their working style to be suitable for their environment
Benefits offered include:
*25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
*Extra Service Annual leave awards
*Career development - progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
*An employee assistance programme
*Free meals/refreshments when on duty
*Free car parking
*Flexible Benefits Packages
*NMC Payment in full
*Sign on bonus - £1500 - either a sign on bonus or an e-voucher code
*Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum
*Moving less than 100 miles up to £2,000
*If more than 100 miles up to £4,000
*To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves
*Payment into the pension scheme
*CPD top up
*Donation to a charity of your choice

If you are interested in the role please contact Sophie Atkinson on 01772 208962 or email on

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.