Registered Mental Health Nurse - Band 6

Location Rushden, Northamptonshire, England
Job type Contract
Salary £25 - 37 per hour
Reference 164488

Sanctuary Personnel, a leading recruitment company within the private and public sector has a locum role for a Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse to work full-time (37.5 hours per week) based in Rushden, within the Integrated Response Hub.

There will be an expectation that out of hours support will be provided within this role, and that the post holder will be able to provide cover for the service Countywide, working on a shift pattern across a 24/7 basis.

Pay Rates:

  • Days - £25.00
  • Nights/Saturdays - £32.00
  • Sundays/Bank Holidays - £37.00


  • Liaise and communicate effectively with statutory and non-statutory mental health agencies regarding identification of individuals with mental health needs who contact the integrated response hub
  • Maintain protocols for effective communication between both local mental health services, 3rd sector partners and other interested organisations
  • Oversee the specialised risk and mental health assessments of individuals engaged with the crisis care pathway to inform recommendations for their care/treatment
  • Promote and develop effective working relationships with key agencies
  • Act as a focal point for the identification and planning of aftercare for individuals within the Crisis Care Pathway
  • Improve the experience of patients with mental health illnesses who receive care in the crisis care pathway
  • Provide specialist mental health perspective to the multi-disciplinary team members regarding assessment, intervention, management and safety planning
  • Provide a service to the Crisis Care Pathway countywide
  • Contribute to support, training and skill development for individuals and groups in mental health awareness
  • Assist the Manager with the day-to-day management of junior colleagues regarding clinical supervision, and support
  • Promote and develop effective working relationships with key groups with the general acute hospitals and associated community based teams, EMAS, Police and 3rd sector colleagues
  • Work as a key lead member of the Integrated Response Hub
  • Offering a range of interventions for individuals with a wide range of mental health difficulties, in line with the service operational policy
  • Offer education, opportunistically and on a planned basis, to individuals in order to improve their knowledge and skills of mental health, and reduce the stigma of mental health
  • Deputise in their absence, providing representation within relevant meetings

Requirements of the Registered Mental Health Nurse:

  • Degree or equivalent within Mental Health Nursing (RMN trained)
  • NMC registration and a valid live pin
  • Prior experience working in this environment

Benefits of working for Sanctuary Personnel:

  • Daily payroll
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • 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 Ziggy Thomas; 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.