Staff Nurse - Learning Disabilities
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified or experienced RGN, RMN, or RNLD to work within a charitable 16 bedroom nursing home with special provision for people with a learning disability, whose overriding need is for specialist health care intervention.
Salary: £33150 per annum but often opportunities to pick up additional hours ( £17 p/h )
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). The hospital can also consider fixed shifts.
Shifts: Shift patterns will include some earlies, lates, waking nights, weekends and bank holidays however please let us know any specific requirements you may have (days only, nights only, shorter shifts) and where possible we will try to accommodate
The house stands in private, well stocked gardens with ramped access for wheelchair users. Accommodation for people is in twelve single and four twin bedrooms, with a variety of spacious communal sitting rooms and activity rooms, including a Snoozelan room. All the bedrooms, sitting rooms, bathrooms and toilets are equipped with ceiling tracking for use with hoists to enable the safe moving and handling of people. The home has a lift to enable access to the first floor bedrooms. Downstairs there are 5 single bedrooms with access to the garden
The Team : Nursing staff are trained in learning disabilities and general nursing and are supported by a team of carers providing a high standard of holistic care 24 hours per day..
Preceptorship Programme: In the case of newly qualified nurses ( Mental Health Nurse or Learning Disability Nurse ), the service offers a fantastic preceptorship programme. They have a good number of experienced staff to support and mentor newly qualified nurses.
Training / Induction and opportunities for development and progression: The service offers a structured and thorough 2 week induction programme, which will include various training courses. You will also have access to clear and structured development programmes where you can see clear pathways to progression within the hospital. You will also have access to training opportunities to develop and enhance your nursing skills. You will receive ongoing support from your Manager.
Basic salary is £33150 per annum but often opportunities to pick up additional hours.
We cover NMC registrations
Free parking at most services/sites
Comprehensive Development Programme for all staff including Leadership Development opportunities for aspiring managers (many of our service managers started as support workers or nurses and progressed internally including some senior management)
Cycle To Work scheme
Funded Life Assurance cover
For more information or to apply for the role please call Amy Parker on (phone number removed) or email a copy of your CV to (url removed)
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