This job has ended. Find similar jobs.

Preceptorship Registered Mental Health Nurse

Posted 5 April by Cygnet Health Care Featured Ended
Set in 16 acres of landscaped grounds, we cater for men with intensive care and acute mental health needs in a secure environment. For women, we treat a wide range of mental health conditions, including personality disorder and our locked rehabilitation prepares women for life after discharge.

As a caring and passionate newly-qualified nurse you’ll want to ensure your career is given the best start. This focussed programme encourages good practice.

A newly qualified nurse, you’ll engage in a period of preceptorship during your first six months of employment, ensuring your career receives the best possible start. Offering flexibility to accommodate individual needs, Cygnet Healthcare will help to prepare you for your professional role and encourage best practice.

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
• Pay rise on completion of preceptorship
• 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.

In return, you’ll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including

  • Generous study and exam leave
  • Teaching and CPD Programmes
  • Financial support for further training and personal development
  • Active participation in clinical governance
  • Appraisal and peer supervision
  • Possible rotation between services
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Free life insurance
  • Subsidised meals on duty
  • Comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre
  • Pension
  • Health Cash Plan
  • 25 Days annual leave
  • Birthday & Anniversary leave

For further information on all of our opportunities, or to apply, please visit

Reference: 34418175

Bank or payment details should not be provided when applying for a job. reed.co.uk is not responsible for any external website content. All applications should be made via the 'Apply now' button.

Report this job