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Nurse - Acquired Brain Injury and Complex Care posted by Appoint Group

Full Time
Melton Mowbray
£27,300 - £30,000 / year
NHS Band 5/6

Job Description

Nurse - Acquired Brain Injury and Complex Care

Location: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Salary: £27,300 - £30,000 per annum (£14 - £15.38 per hour) plus enhancements - Negotiable dependant on earnings

Enhancements: 10% extra for nights, 20% extra for weekends

Overtime rates: Time and a 1/4 for weekdays, Time and 1/2 for weekends

Hours: Full Time and Part Time hours are available - you can choose depending on your preference (options of: 11.5 hours, 23 hours, 34.5 hours or 37.5 hours)

Shifts: Options of Days only ( 0730- 1945 ) or Nights only ( [Click here to apply] ) or Mixed shifts on a rotational basis - you can choose depending on your preference

*Preceptorship on offer for all newly qualified nurses*

*Very positive, friendly and supportive work environment*

*Excellent Staff to Patient ratio *

Further Details : An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified RGN, RMN, or RNLD to work within a very positive, friendly and supportive Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and Complex Care Centre situated in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. The Hospital has a good recent CQC rating. They have a very positive and supportive work environment with a brilliant long-standing team. The have a very low staff turnover and staff morale is very high. The are very big on staff development and training. They have an extremely high staff to patient ratio on all of the units. They also have a buddy system where you will have an experienced mentor for support if you would like it when you join the team.

Service Details: This Hospital provides care for patients with a physical disability as a result of an [Click here to apply] or progressive neurological condition (PNC), learning disability, or mental illness associated with conditions such as epilepsy.

The Hospital is split into 3 units. They have a 15-bedded Huntington's disease unit, 9-bedded unit for females with an ABI or PNC and 26-bedded unit for males with an ABI. Split over 2 clinical areas, providing 13 beds for acute neurobehavioural rehabilitation and 13 beds for slow stream rehabilitation Their four separate specialist areas are:

  • ABI
  • Learning disability
  • Mental illness
  • Physical disabilities (resulting from any of the above)

The Hospital Manager has been with the company for a substantial amount of time and is highly-qualified in various areas of nursing, so would be keen to invest time into the training and development of all staff. There are also plenty of opportunities to undertake additional training courses externally on top of the extensive in-house training.

In the case of newly qualified nurses, the hospital offers a fantastic preceptorship programme. They have a good number of experienced staff to support and mentor newly qualified nurses.

Shifts : The hospital can accommodate part-time or full-time hours and they can be flexible with shifts. They are happy to consider fixed shift patterns and they are happy to consider nurses who prefer working days only or nights only. Their shift pattern is 0730- 1945 (days) and [Click here to apply] (nights) and you will receive a 1 hour 15-minute break. Please state if you have any preferences on your hours and/or shift pattern in your application.

The regular working pattern full time is as follows:

Week 1 (long week) Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun

Week 2 (Shirt Week) Weds, Thurs

There is also flexibility here if you were to only want a certain number of shifts per week

Location : The Hospital is easily accessed by car. They are easy to get to via public transport also - the nearest train station is a short walk and there is a bus right outside. There is lots of free parking on site too

Employee Benefits:

  • Many benefits in line with the NHS
  • Pay enhancements for night shifts (10% extra) and weekend shifts (20% extra)
  • Overtime rates - Time and a 1/4 for weekdays, Time and 1/2 for weekends
  • Your NMC pin is paid for by the company
  • A thorough induction programme
  • A very strong talent development programme with a clear development structure
  • Ongoing and regular training
  • A buddy system for new starters for extra support
  • A fantastic preceptorship programme
  • Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
  • Free on-site parking
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities including:
  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
  • Leadership & management development
  • Long service award
  • Enhanced support with Return to Practice
  • Free meals on shift
  • Excellent staff to patient ratio (usually 1:1 on most units)
  • A high number of qualified nurses on shift
  • Employee of the month awards - nominated by colleagues
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Mentoring and involvement in HCA / Support worker development
  • Payment into the pension scheme
  • CPD top up
  • Donation to a charity of your choice

For more information or to apply for the role please call Amy Parker on [Click here to apply] or email a copy of your CV to [Click here to apply]

Applications will be held in the strictest confidence.


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