Immediate Opportunities Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMN)
Various Locations throughout NHSGGC

Job reference: 044451

Location: Various Locations throughout NHSGGC

Job closing date: 16/03/2021

Job posted date: 02/03/2021

Salary: Band 5 (£25,100 - £31,649)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37. 5

Department: In patient Nursing (Mental Health

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde



Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMNs)

Immediate Opportunities to join our Mental Health Inpatient teams across a number of Greater Glasgow and Clyde  locations

Grade:  Agenda for Change Band 5

Salary: £25,100- £31,649

Tenure: Permanent 

Hours: Full Time Rotational shifts (37.5 hours/part-time hours may be available )

  • Closing Date: Tuesday 16th March 2021
  • Interviews:  Dates Scheduled over  March and April  2021  

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is the largest NHS Board in Scotland with our 39,000 staff providing Acute, Primary and Community Care and Mental Health Services to a population of 1.2 million people resident in our area. We also provide specialist services on behalf of the West of Scotland for the population of 2.7 million people and provide a number of national services which are accessed from across Scotland.

Our Mental Health and Addiction Services are delivered through Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership acting on behalf of the 6 Health and Social Care Partnerships within the Greater Glasgow and Clyde Board area. 

A successful track record of innovation and delivery in Mental Health Services is achieved through delivery of the objectives of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Glasgow City Health and Social Care Partnership. Investing in our workforce to continue to develop and progress implementation of the Mental Health Strategy is a key priority ensuring the on-going delivery of quality safe, effective, person centred care.

We are now looking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic registered AfC Band 5 Mental Health Nurses-RMN to join our join our existing Nursing teams working in Adult and Older Adult Mental Health Inpatient Services. These are exciting roles for Mental Health Staff Nurses striving for excellence and who want to make a real difference.

We welcome applications from experienced practitioners seeking a fresh start in 2021 as this would most definitely be an ideal time for you to come on board and further develop your skills by working with our experienced, skilled and knowledgeable multidisciplinary Mental Health Service’s teams.

We are currently recruiting to a range of permanent posts with immediate vacancies available in our Mental Health Inpatients Adult & Older Adult wards/units based across the following Glasgow, Paisley , Greenock and West Dunbartonshire sites:

Glasgow (North, West & South)

  • Gartnavel Royal Hospital
  • Stobhill Hospital
  • Leverndale Hospital


  • Dykebar Hospital
  • Royal Alexandra Hospital


  • Inverclyde Royal Hospital Campus (Langhill Clinic & Orchard View & Larkfield Unit)


  • Dumbarton Joint Hospital
  • Vale of Leven Hospital

Our Inpatient services provide mental health nursing care for: 

  • People requiring acute mental health care (i.e. adult & older adults) 
  • People requiring specialist mental health care (e.g. specialist dementia care/ intensive mental health care/ rehabilitation etc.) 
  • People requiring continued period of assessment, care and treatment  for complex mental health care needs 
  • Our Registered Mental Health Nursing teams are integral members of a multidisciplinary team and we are seeking candidates who will work in partnership demonstrating compassionate caring behaviour to fulfil the key functions of the inpatient ward /department. 
    You will be responsible for the assessment, care planning, implementation and evaluation of nursing care programmes using a strength based recovery focused approach that proactively involves the person. As a statutory registered Mental Health Nurse-RMN  you will directly contributes to safe, efficient service delivery and will be  required to work across the mental health inpatient service ( site) providing nursing care that meets the needs of the service. 

Reporting to and working closely with the Senior Charge Nurse you should also be able to work on your own merit supported by the wider nursing team. In addition you will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to enable effective communication to the multidisciplinary team and other agencies involved in care delivery.

You will be working a fully rotational shift pattern over days, nights and weekends.

If you are inspired by the opportunities then we look forward to receiving you application

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.

Applications from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates will be welcomed.

To apply you will be required to meet the essential criteria:

  • You should hold current first level registration as an RMN with the NMC and be educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
  • Experience of prioritising and working in a dynamic and fast paced clinical working environment
  • Good communication skills, (written and verbal) and dealing with sensitive issues relating to clinical practice
  • Awareness of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its application within a clinical patient setting.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Special Note 2021 Final Year Nursing Students

If you are a final year Mental Health Nursing degree student due to graduate 2021 then please do not apply for this post as NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde will open a specific recruitment programme for Newly Qualified Nurses. The arrangements and recruitment process will be communicated to final year students via West of Scotland and other HEIs anticipated Spring 2021. Please note should you submit an application in advance of completing academic and practice placement criteria then it is unlikely to be considered for shortlisting in this current recruitment campaign.

For more information about the posts please refer to the Job Description for each post which can be found at the bottom of this recruitment advertisement.

If you would like more about the roles before applying then please contact:

Lorraine Cribbin, Chief Nurse by E-Mail or by Telephone on 0141 232 0622 or Mobile 07557 012 884

Please note if you do not have a current Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC)  PIN number we will not be able to consider an application and you will not be shortlisted for interview  on this occasion.

How to Apply

  • Please note you only need to make one application just  ensure you specify in Section 1 of Statement of Support section (Assessment Questions)  of the Online Application form the locations you are interested in applying for . Please also state whether you are seeking full or part time hours.
  • If you are successful in being shortlisted for interview you will have the opportunity at your interview to discuss your preferred locations and posts of interest.
  • Closing Date: Tuesday 16th March 2021
  • Interviews:  Dates Scheduled over March and April 2021  

Socially distant interviews will be conducted online through the Microsoft Teams video conferencing platform facility. If you are shortlisted for interview you will be issued with instructions on how your interview will take place.

Please note throughout the recruitment process you will be communicated through your JobTrain account and via email and all offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks.

Please ensure:

All sections of the application form are completed fully. Please particularly ensure that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

Ensure when completing your application your telephone contact details and current E-mail are included as this will enable us to quickly contact you to arrange an interview if you are shortlisted.