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Bank Registered Mental Health Nurse/Registered Nurse

Vacancy Salary £16.58 - £18.60
Vacancy Location Derbyshire
Type of engagement: Full-Time
Hours per week: 35

This is a Not applicable, 35 vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

Hours: Bank

Contract: Bank


We are looking for a caring and Supportive Registered Mental Health Nurse to join out Nursing Services in the Derby area. Under the direction of the Registered Manager/Management Team, you will work as part of an integrated team delivering high quality recovery focussed care and interventions to individuals who use our services.  You will provide the role and function of named nurse, offering nursing interventions in a wide variety of clinical, therapeutic and social forms. You will be responsible for the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of nursing care, assist in providing psychosocial interventions and activities of daily living.


Imagine being part of an organisation whose common purpose is to help those who are severely impacted by mental illness. We believe that everyone should be treated with respect and dignity – and that’s why equity is one of our core values. We draw on the expertise, unique perspectives and lived experience of our people – regardless of who they are or their background – to help us become inclusive and anti-racist employer, campaigning organisation and service provider that reflect the diverse communities we support as a mental health charity. 


How you will make a difference 


  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate clinical support plans based on the physical and mental health needs of the individual utilising  evidence-based practice. 
  • Contribute to the development of the highest standard of clinical and professional practice within the service. 
  • Responsible for delivery and oversight of the clinical care and support of all service users, reporting changes in clients’ condition, and to provide prompt and effective interventions according to need. 
  • Undertake responsibility for clinical risk and needs assessment and the formation, implementation and delivery of management plans. 
  • Accountable and responsible for medication administration including monitoring and maintaining safe use, storage and records of medication administration 
  • Mentor and support staff medication administration practice  
  • Ensure a collaborative approach with external professionals and the multi-disciplinary team. 
  • Provide written reports to professionals such as GP’s, MHA tribunals, CPA Reports. 
  • Complete and review clinical assessments, CPA and support plans, liaising with other care staff in maintaining and supporting clients. 
  • Ensure the accurate entry of clinical data onto systems  RIS and Sphera  maintaining the highest standards of clinical record keeping


More information can be found in the job description attached to our direct advert. 


What we are looking for 

We are looking for an individual who: 


  • Qualified Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN), with 6-12 months post registration experience with active NMC validation completed.  
  • Adhere to NMC code of conduct and professional practices and maintain registration with NMC.  
  • Relevant experience of working with mental health needs with sound clinical reasoning skills. 
  • Working knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and the ability to recognise the indicators of deteriorating mental health. 
  • Working knowledge and understanding of current legislation, such as the Mental Health Act, DoLS and the Mental Capacity Act. 
  • Able to deliver a range of treatments /interventions in a person-centered and non-judgmental manner


Don’t meet all requirements? 

If the role sounds exciting to you but your experience, skills or qualifications don’t exactly match every single requirement, we would still encourage you to apply, you may be just the right person for our position! 


Caring for our people. 

We offer a wide range of support. Some of our benefits include: 

  • PULSE – your rewards, wellbeing, and benefits platform. Providing access to thousands of discounts and benefits including cashback; reloadable cards; savings etc. 
  • Wellbeing support: Our Wellbeing hub that gives physical, and mental health support. We also have an Employee Assistance Programme with access to appointments 
  • Taking time for you: we work flexibly –you get to choose where you work, managing your own diary. We have generous annual leave, starting at 25 rising to 30 days, plus bank holidays, as well as your birthday off. 
  • Planning for the future: We have a contributory pension scheme. 
  • Structured Induction: Onboarding you into the Charity supporting your wellbeing along the way. 
  • £300 when you introduce a Friend: receive up to £300 when you introduce a friend or family member 


Diversity, Equity, Inclusion 

Diversity is important to us and we appreciate difference through difference, inclusiveness and belonging. It gives us a deeper understanding of the world, our society and the diverse communities we’re working with. By including everyone, we are able to draw on the unique experiences and expertise of our people to help shape and enrich our workplace and improve our services. One way we are doing is through our valued staff networks which play a critical and highly valued role in keeping us focused on creating a diverse, inclusive and engaged employer.  We recognise and support staff networks for our Black, Asian and minority ethnic and our LGBTQIA+ colleagues. We are also proud to have been awarded Disability Confident Employer status and are a signatory to the Business in the Community Race at Work Charter. 


Becoming a truly anti-racist organisation 

We have an ambition of become a truly anti-racist employer, campaigning organisation and service provider - and in our efforts to influence policy and wider societal factors impacting on mental health set out in our anti-racist statement. We have designed a multi-year anti-racist programme of work contained in our Race Equality Action Plan which demonstrate our intention to hold ourselves accountable and be judged on our progress on becoming a truly anti-racist organisation. 

We therefore actively encourage and welcome applications from everyone, including applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (or questioning), Intersex and (asexual) (LGBTQIA+), people with a disability, and people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. 


Our work to achieve this is guided by seven core values:

  • Commitment
  • Equity
  • Expertise
  • Hope
  • Openness
  • Passion
  • Understanding


We are passionate about leading the way to a better quality of life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.


We work tirelessly to provide support for everyone severely affected by mental illness.


We are open and transparent in all our work with beneficiaries, supporters, partners and the public to achieve change for people severely affected by mental illness.


We offer hope of a better quality of life for all those severely affected by mental illness.


We constantly use our expertise to provide practical and personal support for people who are severely affected by mental illness.


People who are severely affected by mental illness are at the heart of everything we do in our organisation – our membership, our governance and our workforce.


We believe that in a world where discrimination and disadvantage exist, treating people with equity is critical to ensure justice and fairness for all.


We are open and transparent in all our work with beneficiaries, supporters, partners and the public to achieve change for people severely affected by mental illness.

You will have plenty of opportunities to enhance your abilities with the opportunity to make a real difference every day. In addition, you will have excellent development opportunities including funded training, career development, and a range of e-learning courses. You will also receive:  

Employer funded pension



Employee Assistance Programme

Eyecare vouchers

up to £55 towards the cost of new glasses or lenses

Training opportunities

e-learning courses & much more


25 days rising to 30, plus bank holidays


1 day’s additional leave (pro rata) on your Birthday


Reward, Benefits and Recognition Platform

Employee Assistance Programme

Rethink day

1 day’s additional leave (pro rata) on your Birthday

For the full list, see our website here.

“From the very start I was made to feel welcome and respected in my new team. In the short time I have been working with Rethink Mental Illness as a service administrator I have been able to contribute ideas and make meaningful change, and I appreciate that Rethink allows me to direct my own role development and help me build on the skills I want to work on.”

“Working for Rethink Mental Illness is the most rewarding job I could ask for. As a Peer and Volunteer Co-ordinator I get to work with a huge variety of people, with a range of skills and support them to incorporate those skills into their volunteering roles. I am always looking for gaps that need filling and creating new and exciting opportunities that will benefit our service, mental health in the community, but most importantly the people giving up their time to help.”

“I’ve previously worked in a large corporate environment, in the criminal justice sector and other charities. Without a shadow of a doubt, Rethink Mental Illness has been the best employer I’ve ever had. They care about their staff. Its great working with like-minded people and knowing that you are making a real difference to people’s lives.”

“It feels very rewarding to be part of such a meaningful Organisation where everyone is valued and has the opportunity to make a difference”.

Please be mindful that we may need to close adverts early if we receive a high volume of applications, we, therefore, encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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