Preceptorship Nurse ( RMN / RNLD ) - An exciting opportunity has arisen for a preceptorship registered mental health nurse ( RMN ) or registered learning disability nurse ( RNLD ) - to work within a very positive, friendly and supportive mental health hospital in Newbury, Berkshire. The Hospital has a very positive and supportive work environment with a brilliant long-standing team. The culture of the hospital is very team orientated and the Managers have an open-door policy and are very approachable and respectful; everyone's contribution is valued. Their recent CQC rating was GOOD.
Location: Newbury, Berkshire
Salary: £30,847 - £33,301 per annum ( £15.81 - £17.00 per hour ) - all salaries include a £2,200 location allowance & £1,000 forensic allowance
Bonus: £3,000 paid in two instalments (£1,500 in first pay cheque & £1,500 paid after 6 months )
Overtime rates: £20.30 p/h (weekday shifts), £28.00 p/h (weekend shifts), £23.00 p/h (nights)
Hours: Full Time and Part Time hours are available - you can choose depending on your preference (options of: 11.5 hours, 23 hours, 34.5 hours or 37.5 hours)
Shifts: Options of Days only (7.30am - 8pm) or Nights only (7pm - 7.30am) or Mixed shifts on a rotational basis - you can choose depending on your preference
Hospital Details: The Hospital offers a seamless integral pathway support and empowering service users in their recovery and rehabilitation. The medium, low secure and rehabilitation wards, as well as their psychiatric intensive care units ( PICU) are all set within 21 acres in the Berkshire countryside. They provide comprehensive personalised assessment and treatment programmes for men with mental illness / complex care needs as well as those with a personality disorder. Service Users may have histories of offending and/or may have failed in previous placements.
*If you have an interest to work in a specific area / on a specific ward, then please state this in your application and we will endeavour to accommodate your preference*
Preceptorship nurses : In the case of newly qualified nurses ( Mental Health Nurse and/or Learning Disability Nurse ), the hospital offers a fantastic preceptorship programme. They have a good number of experienced staff to support and mentor newly qualified nurses.
Training / Induction and opportunities for development and progression: The hospital offers a structured and thorough 2-week induction programme for all staff nurses, which will include various training courses. You will also have access to clear and structured development programmes where you can see clear pathways to progression within the hospital. Training and development is one of the major ethos' of the hospital. There are no limits to training and development as the hospital will fund any training course you would like to do that is relevant to your job role.
Staff wellbeing: The hospital has a monthly staff wellbeing budget and regularly host wellbeing events for their staff. For example, next month a massage therapist is coming into the hospital for 3 days to give massages to nurses for free. The hospital also does regular breakfast mornings, whereby the hospital director comes round with bacon / sausage butties or Krispy Kreme's for all staff. The hospital also does monthly and quarterly staff raffles - some of the recent prizes have been 'a city break for two' or '£1,500 worth of holiday vouchers'.
• A very strong talent development programme with a clear development structure
• £3,000 paid in two instalments (£1,500 in first pay cheque & £1,500 paid after 6 months )
• Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
• A variety of flexible working options
• Free on-site parking
• Enhanced maternity pay
• Free meals on shift
• Access to development opportunities including: Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel & Leadership & management development
• Long service award
• Enhanced support with Return to Practice
• Support with your NMC PIN revalidation
• 33 days annual leave
• Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
• Mentoring and involvement in HCA / Support worker development
• CPD top up
For more information or to apply for the role please call Sonia Singh on (phone number removed) or email a copy of your CV to
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