RMN OR RNLD Charge Nurse Position

Brand new job opening for RMN OR RNLD Charge Nurse to work with UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down services for people with mental illness, personality disorders, learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders and brain injuries.

As a Charge Nurse you will be working within a transdisciplinary team that includes a range of professionals.

You will be central to providing high quality care.

The successful candidate will be offered an excellent salary of £31,000  per annum plus other great benefits.

The hospital is looking for  Charge Nurse who can provide a high profile, visible clinical leadership to the ward nursing team.

The ideal candidate will promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all patients, employees and visitors.

Charge Nurse role involves:

  • Ensuring that the care of the service users meets their mental, physical, spiritual, psychological and social needs
  • Ensuring the ward environment is clean and meets infection control guidelines
  • Attending relevant PiC development and strategy meetings
  • Leading with the Mental Health Act Manager on the preparation for assessment and inspections
  • Ensuring that levels of security and restriction reflect the needs of the service users and aspirations of the service

To be successful as a Charge Nurse, you’ll need:


  • Personal learning and development
  • Evidence based practice
  • Values based practice
  • Patient centred care
  • Team player
  • Self-motivated

This post applies to registered nurses who have:

  • 3 years post qualification
  • Experience of acute and/or forensic mental health services
  • Experience (substantive or acting) at deputy charge nurse/team leader level
  • Experience within a forensic setting within a leadership/management capacity
  • Relevant sufficient post registration experience
  • Relevant experience in a similar environment

Reference ID: 1200

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