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Learning Disability Nurse

KD-36
  • £35857 to £41578 Per: annum + Benefits: £3000 Welcome Bonus
  • Cardiff, Wales,
  • Permanent
Meridian Business Support are delighted to be working with one of the UK's leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to recruit for a Registered Learning Disability Nurse.

The hospital is a modern mental health treatment unit. The unit includes a variety of facilities, such as three secure gardens, a gym, a hydrotherapy pool, patient practice kitchens, patient social area, art rooms and dedicated support service areas.

The service is currently being developed to provide bespoke treatment packages for a variety of patients with complex mental health needs. The unit will provide a modern, homely environment promoting independence, whilst employing an experienced mutli-disciplinary team to oversee and support patient progress. 

As a Nurse your key duties include:
  • Provide a high standard of care to people with mental illness and personality disorder
  • Develop therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement
  • Contribute to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress
  • Follow all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice
  • The following skills and experience would be more preferred and beneficial for the role:
  • Excellent team working skills
  • A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice
  • The drive to continually push your own personal learning and development
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities
  • Registered nurse with active NMC PIN with 12 months post qualifying experience
  • Relevant clinical experience
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and commitment to change, improvement and quality
  • Ability to develop and use flexible and innovative approaches to practise.
  • Excellent verbal , interpersonal and written communication skills
Benefits:
  • Free on-site parking
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Welcome bonus
  • Fully funded DBS
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. Cost of a DBS check will be covered by the employer.

For more information, please contact Kevin in the office on 02380 002315 or kevin.davis@meridianbs.co.uk 

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