Mental health nursing jobs with Pulse

As a leading UK mental health nursing recruitment agency, Pulse offers a wide range of opportunities for registered mental health nurses (RMN), learning disabilities nurses (RNLD), psychiatric nurses, community psychiatric nurses (CPN) and healthcare assistants (HCA). We offer the widest choice of shifts across the NHS and private sector, so you can make your flexible mental health nursing job work for you.

Mental health nursing jobs

Explore our range of mental health nurse jobs in the UK. We offer a variety of permanent roles as well as temporary and locum mental health nursing roles across the NHS and private healthcare organisations.

Mental Healthcare Assistant – Birmingham

Pulse are looking for responsible and reliable Mental Healthcare Assistants who are looking for work in Birmingham! Pulse is a leading UK and International provider in health and social care staffing; we…

West Midlands
Temporary/ locum
£10.65 – £15.13 (Hourly)
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Health Care Assistant Mental health (HCA ) Warwickshire

Pulse Nursing are delighted to offer Mental Health Care Assistants new shift opportunities in Warwickshire. You will be working with vulnerable patients that have mental health traumas and complex needs. Your role will…

West Midlands
Temporary/ locum
£10.65 – £18.96 (Hourly)
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Mental Healthcare Assistant – Cygnet, Plymouth

Pulse are looking for resilient and responsible Mental Healthcare Assistants who are looking to work at Cygnet in Plymouth! Pulse is a leading UK and International provider in health and social care…

Devon
Temporary/ locum
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Registered Mental Health Nurse – Cygnet, Plymouth

Pulse are looking for resilient and responsible Mental Health Nurses who are looking to work at Cygnet in Plymouth! Pulse is a leading UK and International provider in health and social care…

Devon
Temporary/ locum
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Team Leader

Role: Lead Nurse Salary: fixed-term basis for 12 months, in which case it will be within the salary range of (£42,129.33 – £46,330.27) 12-month maternity cover to start ASAP Location: Edgware –…

London
Permanent
£42,129 – £46,330 (Annual)
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Mental Health Care Assistant (Adolescent) – Manchester

Pulse Nursing are delighted to offer Mental Health Care Assistants new shift opportunities in Greater Manchester. You will be working with children that have mental health traumas and complex needs. Your role…

Greater Manchester
Temporary/ locum
£22,000 – £28,000 (Annual)
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RMNs & CPNs MANCHESTER

Pulse is looking for a Band 5, Band 6, and Band 7 RMN’s and CPN’s to supply on an ongoing basis to the NHS within the Manchester area at various Trusts. There…

Greater Manchester
Temporary/ locum
£17.50 – £45.00 (Hourly)
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Registered Mental Health Nurse Band 7 – West Bromwich

Pulse Nursing are thrilled to offer Registered Mental Health Nurse’s new shift opportunities in West Bromwich. You will be working with vulnerable patients that have mental health traumas and complex needs. You…

West Midlands
Temporary/ locum
£23.69 – £44.17 (Hourly)
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Ward Manager

Ward Manager   Location: Staffordshire / Uttoxeter   Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday – Full time. Permanent position. 37.5 hours per week.   Pulse has an excellent opportunity for a Ward Manager,…

Staffordshire
Permanent
£37,141 – £51,972 (Annual)
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Deputy ward Manager

Deputy Ward Manager   Salary: competitive   Location: Staffordshire / Uttoxeter   Shift Pattern: Monday to Friday – Full time. Permanent position. 37.5 hours per week.   Pulse has an excellent opportunity…

Staffordshire
Permanent
£40,000 – £47,672 (Annual)
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Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN)

RMN – Staff Nurse   Salary: Full-time: £37,900 (based on 42 hrs per week). Part-time: £27,072 (based on 36 hrs per week).   Location: Hartlepool   Shift Pattern: Full time (42 hours…

Durham
Permanent
£27,072 – £37,900 (Annual)
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Ward Manager – Female Independent unit

Pulse Jobs has an exciting role for a senior nurse to take a lunge into their career and become a ward manager of a female acute independent ward based in Newark, Nottinghamshire.…

Northamptonshire
Permanent
£44,147
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Mental Health Nursing Jobs FAQs

What does a mental health nurse do?

A mental health nurse provides care and support to people with mental health conditions. Some of a mental health nurse’s day-to-day responsibilities might be developing care plans, administering medication, providing support to patients and their family, and more.

What is a mental health nurse’s salary in the UK?

A mental health nurse’s salary in the UK, in the NHS, starts in the region of £25,000, rising to around £31,000 in band 5. Experienced NHS mental health nurses can earn in the region of £40,000 and up to £53,000. Mental health nurse jobs in the private sector may have varying salaries, depending on a number of things such as location, type of organisation and year of experience.

How do you get a job in mental health nursing?

You need to be registered with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) to work as a mental health nurse in the UK. To be eligible to register you must complete a pre-registration nursing degree or registered nurse degree apprenticeship delivered by an NMC-approved education institution (AEI). Then it’s beneficial to gain experience to develop the skills required to become a mental health nurse before applying for jobs in mental health nursing.

Rewards & benefits

You’ll receive a range of excellent rewards and recognition for your hard work.

Training

You’ll be given expert training, support and advice to ensure you progress in your career.

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