We need mental health nurses (RMNs) for temporary, last-minute placements across Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Guild mental health nurses can access work in NHS, HSE and private hospitals, police/garda stations, prisons, custodial services, schools, patient transfer services, community settings and mental health units.
They can also support clients to live safely in their own homes. You’ll need to work to our high standards and in return, you’ll receive full professional support from us.
A valid NMC or NMBI Pin
Evidence of safety interventions (MAPA) / PMVA training
A minimum of 12 months experience if working in Psychiatric ICU or Forensics
A minimum of 6 months experience if working with under 18s
A focus on the promotion of health and well-being
A willingness to work to our company expectations
A minimum of 12 months experience in the last 2 years if working in an acute mental health setting (acute admissions)
The Scottish Nursing Guild is actively seeking mental health nurses to fulfil mental health nurse jobs throughout Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. As a leading recruitment agency for mental health nurses, we specialise in efficiently filling shift vacancies for healthcare organisations, even in last minute circumstances. This frequently involves addressing unexpected shift cancellations, which can arise due to various reasons such as staff illness. We aim to provide uninterrupted, high-quality care to patients.
We offer our nurses attractive pay rates and fantastic benefits, and we work with a wide range of healthcare organisations in both the public and private sector. Our clients include NHS trusts/HSE hospitals, private hospitals, local authorities, private nursing homes, and more. You have the option to work with one or more of these on a temporary basis and have full control over who you work for and when.
In order to maintain the high level of care we provide to patients for healthcare organisations, we have minimum requirements that must be met before applying to work with us as a mental health nurse. These can be found at the top of this page.
If you meet these requirements, register here and advance your career today with the Scottish Nursing Guild.
We understand the skill, dedication and hard-work it takes to work in a mental health nursing role. This is why we offer high pay rates to all of our nurses, as well as an attractive benefits package. Some of the benefits we provide to the mental health nurses that work with the Scottish Nursing Guild are:
We also offer numerous training opportunities which help you to enhance your skills and stay up to date with best practices.
Through use of our Quick Nurse app, we can offer brilliant flexibility for all of our mental health nurse jobs. The Quick Nurse app is what our nurses use to choose shifts. You can easily browse and find suitable shifts that match your skills, experience and location.
Your role as a mental health nurse is to provide support to individuals living with a wide range of mental health conditions. This involves numerous responsibilities from helping them to come to terms with and understand their diagnosis to assisting them in developing effective coping strategies to lead fulfilling lives.
You can specialise in working with certain types of people, like children or adults, or become a specialist in a particular disability.
As a mental health nurse, it’s important that you can work as part of a team as you will often be working alongside psychiatrists, general practitioners, social workers and other healthcare professionals. It’s also important to be adaptable as you may work in different locations, such as patients’ homes, healthcare centres, or hospitals.
In a mental health nurse job with the Scottish Nursing Guild, the amount you earn depends on your specialism, and experience. You can see a full breakdown of hourly pay and holiday pay on our pay rates page.
If you would like to work as a mental health nurse with the Scottish Nursing Guild, please register here. We ask that you meet the requirements listed at the top of this page to ensure a smooth application process.