Unit Manager / Senior Nurse ( RGN / RMN / RNLD ) - Acquired Brain Injury and Complex Care - An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced registered nurse registered adult nurse ( RGN ), registered mental health nurse ( RMN ) or registered learning disability nurse ( RNLD ) to take on a lead role within a very positive, friendly and Acquired Brain Injury ( ABI ) Rehabilitation Care Centre situated in Southport, Merseyside. The service has a very positive and supportive work environment with a brilliant long-standing team. The culture of the care centre is very team orientated and the Managers have an open-door policy and are very approachable and respectful; everyone's contribution is valued. They are very big on staff development and training. They have an extremely high staff to patient ratio and they have enhanced care including 1:1 on pretty much 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.
Location: Southport, Merseyside
Salary: £35,000 per annum ( £17.50 per hour )
Hours: Full Time - 38.5 hours per week (with 1x supernumerary shift per week)
Service Details: This Service provides care for patients with a physical disability as a result of an acquired brain injury (ABI) or progressive neurological condition (PNC), learning disability, or mental illness associated with conditions such as epilepsy.
The Service is split into four 8 bed units. They have two high dependency units downstairs and two rehab units upstairs.
Their four separate specialist areas are:
Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Physical disabilities (resulting from any of the above)
Training / Induction and opportunities for development and progression: The Care Centre 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 care centre. Training and development is one of the major ethos' of the care centre. There are no limits to training and development as the care centre will fund any training course you would like to do that is relevant to your job role.
Preceptorship Programme: In the case of newly qualified nurses ( Adult Nurse, Mental Health Nurse or Learning Disability Nurse ), the Hospital offers a fantastic preceptorship programme. They have a good number of experienced staff to support and mentor newly qualified nurses.
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
Your NMC pin is paid for by the company
Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
Flexible working opportunities
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 and Leadership & management development
Long service award
Enhanced support with Return to Practice
Unofficial free meals on shift which they do as a nice gesture to the staff
Excellent staff to patient ratio (enhanced care on most units including 1:1)
A high number of qualified nurses on shift
Employee of the month awards - nominated by colleagues
33 days annual leave
Mentoring and involvement in HCA / Support worker development
Payment into the pension scheme
CPD top up
For more information or to apply for the role please call Erin Giles on (phone number removed) or email a copy of your CV to (url removed)
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Applications will be held in the strictest confidence.
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