Registered Mental Health Nurse - Band 5

Location Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, England
Job type Contract
Salary £20.06 - 34.51 per hour
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Reference 157546

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company to the private and public sector has a permanent vacancy for a Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurse to work 37.5 hours per week based in Ashby, on an Adults Acute Ward.

Shift Patterns:

  • 7-day shift pattern including early, late & long days

Pay Rates:

  • Days £20.06
  • Nights/Saturdays £27.29
  • Sundays/Bank Holidays £34.51


  • Take professional responsibility as a named nurse for an identified group of patients
  • Assist in providing an environment that is satisfactory to maintain the physical and mental wellbeing of patients and staff
  • Deliver appropriate and effective evidence based clinical care without direct supervision
  • Actively support and participate in the provision of joint Health and Social Care Services/interventions, ensuring co-operation and collaboration at all times
  • Ensure everyone has their right to be treated with respect and have their values and beliefs maintained and that they receive care that maintains their privacy and dignity
  • Lead a team of associate Nurses and Support Workers in delivering continuous effective evidence based care
  • Carry out comprehensive assessment including risk assessment with patients on admission to the area and at appropriate intervals thereafter
  • Devise and implement individual strategies of care in conjunction with the client, care giver and members of the multi-disciplinary team as appropriate, regularly evaluating and modifying the strategy as required
  • Provide a high standard of care in accordance with Trust policies and procedures
  • Carry out clinical procedures in relation to effective patient care and contribute to the training of junior staff in these procedures as appropriate
  • Ensure the correct administration of drugs in accordance with the Trust’s policy and legal requirement
  • Actively participate in the Trust observation/engagement policy and be aware of the patient’s whereabouts if required, at all times
  • Actively participate and contribute in the development, provision and facilitation of the overall Trust service plan and in particular the development of a modern and progressive recovery service within the quality assurance frameworks
  • Respect the rights of the individual service users and their families, embracing values, spiritual beliefs and customs in accordance with the NMC code of conduct
  • Maintain all professional, personal and clinical information of service users in a confidential manner according to the current confidentiality policy of The Trust, utilising clinical supervision where appropriate
  • Actively participate in all aspects of individual supervision and to facilitate same for other designated staff members
  • Actively participate in all aspects of individual performance development review on an annual basis
  • Contribute to the facilitation of an effective learning environment for all learners, providing opportunities for the achievement of learner competencies
  • Maintain own registration requirements in accordance with re validation and NMC regulations
  • Undertake all mandatory training required for the post
  • Ensure individual compliance with Health and Safety at Work and COSH regulations
  • Ensure a high standard of record keeping and activity recording in accordance with the Trust Policy and procedures

Requirements of the Registered Mental Health Nurse:

  • Degree or equivalent within Mental Health Nursing (RMN trained)
  • NMC registration and a valid live pin
  • Understand the principles of, and contribute to, the facilitation of a consistent and effective approach to the nursing process and care programme approach and complete the documentation to the required standard
  • Understand and adhere to The Trust Policies and Procedures
  • Be flexible and must be prepared to carry out similar or related tasks, which do not fall within the duties previously outlined

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • Daily payroll
  • Access to exclusive roles that aren't available with other agencies
  • Your own dedicated consultant with extensive mental health nursing knowledge
  • Refer a Friend bonus - get £250 for each candidate you refer who we successfully place
  • Find your own job bonus - Receive £250 for bringing your own position to us
  • Clinical governance support
  • In house payroll system
  • Revalidation
  • Industry leading shift booking system
  • Nationwide coverage including the Channel islands


This Registered Mental Health Nurse job is advertised by Alex West; 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.