Charge Nurse

An exciting job opportunity has arisen for a motivated Charge Nurse to work in an exceptional mental health service based in the Cardiff area.

As a Charge Nurse you will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers.

The service low secure mental illness and personality disorder service for men and women who require a medium-term placement and recovery-orientated specialist treatment in order to progress on their care pathway towards rehabilitation care.

As a Charge Nurse your day to day duties include:

·         Be a clear leader for the Nursing team and managing shifts

·         Provide high quality care in a locked rehabilitation environment, with patients suffering from personality disorders and enduring mental illness.

·         Develop therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement

·         Follow all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice

·         Contribute to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress

·         Mentor and supporting student nurses and other members of the team

·         Promote professional development within the team


An ideal Charge Nurse must have these skills as they are beneficial for this position:

·         Trained Mentor

·         Clinical Supervision experience essential, training desirable

·         Evidence of Continued Professional Development and intent to maintain and develop continued professional development and leadership

·         Good computer skills

·         Experience in Mental Health or Learning Disability services

·         At least 3 years, or equivalent experience post-registration


The successful Charge Nurse will receive an excellent salary of £37,643.31 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role, working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

·         25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

·         A group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

·         Private Medical Insurance Scheme

·         Life Assurance

·         Free meals while on duty

·         Care first - Employee Assistance Services

·         Continuous learning and development

·         Childcare vouchers

·         Career development

·         Personal health insurance

·         An employee assistance programme

·         Voluntary benefit


To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Nurse, either RMN or RNLD with a current active NMC Pin

Reference ID: 2629

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Peter Fit on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to

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