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Mental Health Nurse

An exciting opportunity has just become available for an RMN to work within an Acquired Brain Injury Service in Leicestershire.

*Do you know someone who would be interested in this role? We offer a £250 referral bonus per successful candidate referred


Temporary Pay Rate:
, Standard Days: £22ph ltd
, Nights & Saturdays: £25ph ltd
, Sundays & Bank Holidays: £28ph ltd

Hours and length of contract:
, Full Time or part time considered
, 7 day rota covering days and nights
o Long day shifts: 07:30-19:45 (1h30 break)
o Long night shifts: 19:30- 08:00
, Support on a 24-hour basis therefore flexibility to work evenings and weekends is essential.
, The manager is looking for the position to be filled ASAP.

, Long Term consistent booking and regular shifts
, Full supervision and support provided throughout placement

Daily Duties:
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work across a 50 bed hospital split into 3 units, 1 female only ABI unit, 1 male only Abi Unit and 1 mixed sex Huntington's disease unit.
The service not only supports those with an acquired brain injury (ABI) but also includes traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke, or a progressive neurological condition (PNC).

The aim of the service is to reduce challenging behaviour, optimise functional skills and promote quality of life of the patients.
Responsibilities will include:
, Assess, plan and deliver, with the patient and their carer/family, a structured approach to nursing care which takes account of patient choice and wishes and acting as the patients named nurse
, Supervising team members and contributing to their overall CPD, mandatory training and appraisal process recognising the skills required across the team
, Monitor and review Nursing Care plans
, Prioritise nursing duties and delegate appropriately and effectively within the shift co-ordination Framework, working as nurse in charge as required, ensuring as far as reasonably practicable a safe environment

Person specification:
The applicant must be a Qualified Mental Health Nurse currently registered with the Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC).

Person specification:
The applicant must have a clear DBS and have recent and relevant experience within a Mental Health setting.

If you are interested in this role then please contact Emma at SCS on 01772 208963 or send across your CV directly to