Charge Nurse

A fantastic new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Charge Nurse to work in an exceptional low secure hospital based in the Ayr, Scotland area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This special mental health service is a low secure hospital for males and females with mental illness and/or personality disorders


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



As a Charge Nurse your key responsibilities include:

  • Managing admissions and discharges

  • Planning the nursing staff roster

  • Supervising and guiding other nurses and cares in their work

  • Monitoring patients, administering medication following company's policy and reporting patients ‘condition to doctors

  • Maintaining inventories of medical supplies and medicines

  • Mentoring and training new staff, providing support and guidance to all staff members

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • The ability to lead and motivate others

  • A genuine interest in quality service delivery and development

  • The ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines

  • Numeracy and evidence of analytical ability

  • Experience working in inpatient mental health settings

  • Experience in completing audits

  • Must be self-motivated with good communication skills and leadership experience

The successful Charge Nurse will receive an excellent salary up to £41,648 per annum DOE.

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:

  • Free parking

  • Free meals for all staff

  • Monthly staff appreciation events

  • CPD training and development for all staff

  • Access to company benefits including pension scheme amongst many other benefits

Reference ID: 1199

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

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