Charge Nurse - PICU

  • Job Reference: 00046396-1
  • Date Posted: 23 January 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £35,119 to £38,445
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Charge Nurse | RMN | RNLD |

Salary: £35,119 - £38,445 + £9,000 welcome bonus
Location: Roehampton, London
Contracted Hours: 37.6
Shift Pattern: Days
Service: Mental Health Hospital
Resident Admission Age: 18+
Care Categories: Detention Under Mental Health Act, Mental Health Condition and Younger Adults
Contract type: Permanent

Requirements (Coronavirus) – If offered employment, you must produce evidence that you have either commenced or completed the vaccination programme. If not, you must agree to have both vaccinations before your start date. All staff need to be fully vaccinated by Thursday 11th November 2021 or prove medical exemption.

*All candidates must have a valid NMC Pin and full eligibility to live and work in the UK.*

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Charge Nurse (RGN or RNLD) to work within a psychiatric intensive care hospital (PICU) for people with multiple conditions, complex health needs, and challenging behaviour, such as an acute psychotic episode, drug-induced psychosis, schizophrenia, risky behaviours and many more in Roehampton, London. This company is an expert in specialist mental health, neuro-rehabilitation and complex care across the UK. They have over 30 year’s practical experience and are a trusted partner to the NHS, commissioning services and local authorities.

This facility is in Roehampton, London and its primary aim is to provide intensive care to stabilise patients so that they can resume life or treatment in a community or hospital setting. As a Charge Nurse you will be taking responsibility of delivering the very highest standard of care as you assess nursing needs, identify and taking right precautions for each resident. You will be also supervising colleagues, managing shifts, and making sure handover summaries are completed to the correct standard for the provider. Leading your team, you will oversee all day-to-day care activity in your designated unit or floor within the home, including maintaining accurate records for each of our client’s residents whilst consistently delivering the very highest care standards.

You will be provided with a structured and thorough 2-week induction programme which will include various training courses. All nurses will also have access to clear and structured development programmes where you can see clear pathways to progression within the care home/company. You will also be given to opportunity to access training opportunities to develop and enhance your nursing skills – receiving ongoing support from your manager.


* Welcome bonus (£9,000)

* A thorough induction programme, tailored to the specific hospital you are working in

* Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay, and 4 weeks half pay

* Support for revalidation

* Clear pay structure, with competitive rates

* Annual leave entitlement of 6.6 weeks of weekly basic contracted hours including bank holidays

* Pension scheme

* 2 weeks paid paternity leave

* Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit

* A fantastic preceptorship programme

* Death in Service scheme

* Support for revalidation

* Support to complete BSc or MSc

* A range of staff discounts

* Access to myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services

For more information or to apply for the role, please contact Tara Wilson at Optima Plus Recruitment.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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