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Registered Nurse (Personality Disorder)

Salary:
£27,373.50 - 29,108.20 per year
Location:
Cheadle
Company:
Priory Healthcare

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Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve? We don't just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn't exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort. So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Set within landscaped gardens, the safe and supportive environment of the Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal offers a comprehensive inpatient specialist mental health service for young people and adults. The service is dedicated to providing innovative, high quality care and treatment for service users with challenging and complex needs, in order to enable their recovery and re-engagement with the community.

Would you like to work in a dynamic, psychologically-minded team? How about gaining therapeutic training, experience and expertise in working with women with complex mental health challenges?

We are looking for proactive, enthusiastic individuals to support the unit in delivering therapeutic care to the women on our programme.

We work with the most difficult women and support them through their care pathway back into the community. We have a strong care pathway via our medium secure, low secure and our new inpatient service for women with high dependency needs (HDU)

Would you like to work in a dynamic, psychologically-minded team? How about gaining therapeutic training, experience and expertise in working with women with complex mental health challenges?

We are looking for proactive, enthusiastic individuals to support the unit in delivering therapeutic care to the women on our programme.

We work with women and support them through their care pathway back into the community. We have a strong care pathway via our medium secure, low secure and our new inpatient service for women with high dependency needs (HDU).

All staff take part in the therapeutic agenda by facilitating the group programme, delivering DBT skills coaching to service users and maintaining the behavioural milieu of the unit. As such, there is a comprehensive programme of training available to staff in Personality Disorder and DBT along with ongoing consultative support from the Ward Psychologist, Unit Manager and Consultant Psychiatrist to ensure the whole team acquire skills and understanding of relevant therapeutic principles.

Those recruited to these posts will be expected to:
  • Take an active role in the DBT agenda on the unit by co-facilitating therapy groups, supporting service users to complete therapeutic tasks, offering targeted and individual DBT skills coaching to service users.
  • Conducting risk assessments with service users as required
  • Providing the daily care and observations to service users on the unit
  • This role would suit reliable, committed, forward-thinking individuals with a passion for working psychologically.
In order to apply you would need to be:
  • RMN Or RNLD Qualified Nurse with at least 6mths Post registration experience
  • Experience in Working within Personality Disorders Desirable but not essential as Full Training and Career Pathways offered.
  • Active NMC Registration
  • Experienced in working in a close team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be patient centric and have a committment to delivering high quality care
  • Possess fine tuned decision making skills
  • Have an excellent organisational capacity and effective communication skills
  • Be flexible and have a strong "can do" attitude

What we'd like to offer you:
  • Excellent salary
  • Many benefits in line with the NHS
  • Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
  • Free on-site parking
  • 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 including:
    • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
    • Improved CPD application & panel process
    • Leadership & management development
    • Support with your Revalidation
  • NMC Payment in full
  • Long service award

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