Registered Mental Health Nurse

Location Croydon
Job type Permanent
Salary £37,128 - 39,312 per year
Reference 161184

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a permanentrole for a Registered Mental Health Nurse to work full-time based in Croydon.

The salary for this Registered Mental Health Nurse job is £33,696 - £34,632 per annum.


  • Contribute to providing a safe and secure environment and will treat patients, visitors and colleagues as individuals and with respect at all times
  • Maintain a high standard of nursing care within the unit
  • Ensure that the environment provides an atmosphere, which supports the positive development of the patient’s behaviour and mental state
  • Supervise and support care staff, ensuring effective professional leadership
  • Ensure that nursing care, assessment and treatment is delivered within the clinical ethos of the unit
  • Provide supervision and support to the care team
  • Maintain a safe environment for patients and staff
  • Ensure that the Senior Nurse Manager is informed of any clinical, administrative or management decisions that have been made on during their absence
  • Work effectively with other professional colleagues ensuring a consistent pattern of care for each individual
  • Assess individual needs in areas agreed by the Multi- disciplinary team
  • Maintain a high standard of record keeping in relation to individual patient needs and progress
  • Assist with and organise admission, leave and discharge of patients
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and evaluation of individual programmes
  • Take a lead role in the assessment of functional skills, and the implementation of programmes to develop these
  • Positively contribute to the daily activities and treatment programmes
  • Maintain all the financial and administrative procedures in respect of patient’s monies and allocated petty cash for the unit
  • Ensure adherence to policies and procedures relating to financial control within the unit
  • Ensure that all unit policies and procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Ensure that the laid down procedures for the safe – keeping, storage, administration and checking of drugs is carried out
  • Take responsibility for ensuring an up to date knowledge of developments in nursing practice and for maintaining the requirements of PREPP
  • Be responsible for attending in-service training sessions and external courses
  • Be responsible for ensuring that all statutory training requirements are up to date
  • Liaise effectively with all members of the multi- disciplinary team

Requirements of the Registered Mental Health Nurse:

  • Degree or equivalent within Mental Health Nursing (RMN trained)
  • NMC registration and a valid live pin
  • Be competent in the performance of clinical and professional procedures and practices, bringing to the immediate attention of the Hospital Manager any variations in these practices
  • Have in- depth knowledge of the NMC Professional Code of Conduct and Standards of Administration of Medicine and ensure that all practice conforms to these standards
  • Have an understanding of the Care Standards Act 2000 and practice within the requirements of this legislation
  • Be flexible and adaptable to meet service needs


This Registered Mental Health Nurse job is advertised by Sadiq Rahman; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements.