Staff Nurse - RNLD - Leek

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I am currently recruiting for an experienced Registered Nurse Learning Disabilities (RNLD) with post registration experience in enduring mental health to join this specialist service in Staffordshire, West Midlands. My client is an independent hospital which also provides care to some patients with forensic histories or who have been detained under the Mental Health Act including diagnoses of functional, organic and co-morbid mental health illness.   You will have experience working in a similar role or in a hospital or locked rehab unit. You will be delivering specialist, high dependency and functional rehabilitation for adults with enduring and complex illness. The ideal candidate will be experienced in providing expert recovery-focused care to those with multifaceted mental health needs and behavioural issues including challenging behaviour. 

The benefits of this Registered Nurse (RNLD) role include:

  • Generous salary package 
  • Paid breaks
  • Travel paid at 20p per mile
  • Relevant training and development
  • Support through Revalidation

In your role, you will be assessing, planning and supporting the provision specialist therapeutic and person-centred treatment to those with enduring mental health diagnoses. As a Registered Nurse (RNLD), you will be competent across a range of skills and have a clear understanding of the Mental Health Act 1983 while being competent in formulation-based care and being committed to enhancing the quality of life of the patients in your care.

Responsibilities for the Registered Nurse – RNLD:

  • Providing and developing person centred care
  • Educating and supporting healthcare and junior staff members
  • Comply with all legal, regulatory and best practice guidelines
  • Ensure medicines are appropriately received, stored and administered
  • Supervise and monitor standards of care and take appropriate action to improve standards when required
  • Ensure all clinical documentation is well maintained and filed in the appropriate places

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Registered Nurse qualified with relevant experience (RNLD)
  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role
  • Up to date clinical experience
  • 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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