Night Charge Nurse RNLD - all female rehabilitation - St Helens

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I’m looking for an experienced Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities (RNLD) with a range of experience to join this specialist all female rehabilitation service as Night Charge Nurse. This small service provides care to female whose needs can’t be met by general mental health services and those who may be detained under the Mental Health Act.  You will be experienced working with patients who have enduring mental health needs including complex personality disorders.

In your role as Night Charge Nurse you will act as the Senior Nurse on site and ensure the smooth and safe running of night duty through managing and supporting those on shift.  The service itself, works to support and enable the recovery of each patient, some of which may be detained under the Mental Health Act. You will follow NMC guidelines to ensure that all care plans are completed and maintained collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.  

The benefits of this Night Charge Nurse (RNLD) role include:

  • Generous salary package 
  • Progression and development opportunities
  • Support through Revalidation

Responsibilities for the Night Charge Nurse – RNLD:

  • Encouraging and promoting innovation and imaginative problem solving
  • Supporting in the provision and development of person centred care
  • Acting as clinical supervisor and ensuring all staff undertake clinical supervision
  • Providing overall leadership and direction during night shifts to all staff and patients
  • Maintaining responsibility for Safeguarding cases and informing the CQC of matters which may impact service delivery
  • Educating and supporting healthcare and junior staff members
  • Comply with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines

Night Charge Nurse (RNLD) must have:

  • Registered Nurse qualified (RNLD)
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Up to date clinical experience
  • Working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and latest nursing practices
  • Current and valid registration with the NMC and a legal right to work in the UK







Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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