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Registered Mental Health Nurse Preceptorships

Registered Mental Health Nurse Preceptorships

Posted 5 April by Cygnet Health Care Featured Ended
Set in acres of beautiful landscape, we offer a range of very specialised, complex mental and physical health services. Open to men and women, we support those affected by conditions associated with older age such as dementia, as well as conditions like diabetes, urological issues and epilepsy. We’re also home to a progressive rehabilitation unit.

Caring, enthusiastic and passionate about nursing? This focussed and tailored programme will provide you with the best start to your career.

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.

As part of our dedication to our staff, we are able to assist with relocation and will provide accommodation for up to 6 months while you settle in.

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: 34418212

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