Preceptorship Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse RMN / RNLD

Derby, Derbyshire, England
Cygnet £16.67 - 20.84 Per hour Full time Save This Job
£16.67 - 20.84 Per hour
Full time
Other Qualified Professional
9 Feb 2024
10 Mar 2024

Job Description

We are looking for a newly qualified Registered Mental Health Nurse / Registered Learning Disability Nurse (RMN / RNLD) to complete their Preceptorship programme at Cygnet Hospital Derby.

You’ll be working 3338.5 or 44 hours a week at Cygnet Hospital Derby depending on your preferences. The Hospital provides low secure and mental health rehabilitation care based on the Recovery Model.

We are looking for Preceptorship Nurses to join us and deliver the best quality of care within our Wyvern Unit, our mental health rehabilitation service for men.

A career at Cygnet comes with excellent benefits. Whether it’s saving you money on the high street, with healthcare, holidays & leisure – or securing your future with professional development and a pension – we support you to be happy both in & out of work.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others – every day.


Your Day-to-Day…

  • Produce outstanding written reports based on your nursing assessments and observations
  • Work closely with the management team to develop the service, audit, and improve quality
  • Attend all training and engage in CPD to further knowledge and promote nursing
  • Under NMC guidelines, ensure that individual care plans are complete & maintained collectively with residents, relatives and other healthcare professionals
  • Administer prescribed medicines with Healthcare procedure and Healthcare Commission guidelines

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

Salary- Wyvern Ward: ?£16.67 per hour raising to ?£19.84 after probation

As well as…

  • ?£3,000 relocation support 
  • NHS and employee discount scheme
  • 50% NMC registration renewal paid by Cygnet
  • Bank Holidays enhancements at 66%
  • 2 Week Induction Period  
  • Free meals on duty
  • Free parking
  • RCNi membership
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Bespoke Preceptorship programme and career pathway
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks

The programme includes...

  • Support from Cygnet’s Preceptorship Development Manager
  • Minimum two shifts per week working with your nominated preceptor
  • Preceptee supernumery 1st week on ward
  • Monthly CPD Days off the ward (specialist and general)
  • Clinical supervision, minimum 1 session per month
  • Managerial supervision, minimum 1 session per month
  • Preceptee Group Meetings on site and across the Cygnet group
  • Certificate and letter of completion
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • An action plan will then be created by you and your preceptor for the following six months to enhance identified strengths and address areas of development, taking you to your first annual appraisal.


  • Newly qualified or due to qualify as a Registered Nurse Mental Health Nurse / RMN or Learning Disability / RNLD with a current Pin Number
  • The ability to maintain documentation, undertake audits and demonstrate integrity in your role
  • A good understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 and latest nursing practices
  • Compassion, resilience and a dedication to empower and support service user independence


Cygnet has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

What next?

If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you!

Ref: 34824

Job Details

Preceptorship Mental Health / Learning Disability Nurse RMN / RNLD

Derby, Derbyshire, Englandd Cygnet
£16.67 - 20.84 Per hour
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Full time
9 Feb 2024
10 Mar 2024

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