Preceptorship Nurse - Brain Injuries and Neurological Care

  • Job Reference: 00096222-1
  • Date Posted: 18 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Lewisham, London
  • Salary: £32,497 to £35,510
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Preceptorship Nurse

Location : Lewisham, South East London

Salary : £28,000 per annum rising to £32497

Hours : Full Time and Part Time hours available - you can choose depending on your preference (options of: 12 hours, 24 hours, 36 hours, 42 hours or 48 hours per week)

Shifts : Mixed shifts or Nights available - you can choose depending on your preference

Company / Service information:

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified staff or experienced nurse to work within a very positive, friendly and supportive specialist 34 bedded Neurological Centre for adults with a range of neurological conditions including Anoxic Brain Injury, Brain Tumour, Complex Stroke, Inflammatory and infective conditions, for example, viral and auto-immune encephalitis, Subarachnoid Haemorrhage, Traumatic Brain Injury, for example, following a road traffic accident or assault and Brain injury as a result of COVID-19s in the Lewisham area. The service is split over 2 Units.

You will be working in a service that are specialists in the treatment of patients with physical and cognitive impairments and/or neuropsychiatric disorders resulting from a brain injury or other neurological condition.

The culture of the Service is very team orientated and the Managers have an open-door policy and are very approachable and respectful; everyone's contribution is valued.

You will be working for an established, stable and agile specialist mental health, neuro-rehabilitation and complex care providers with with over 30 years' practical experience and knowledge as an independent provider, dealing with some of the most complex cases nationally, they understand mental health and complex care in a way few others do.

They are a trusted partner to the NHS, commissioning services and local authorities and specialise in caring for adults, young people and children with the most complex needs

Preceptorship Programme:

The Service has a strong commitment to provide support for newly qualified nurses. This is via a purpose built, structured and comprehensive preceptorship programme. The programme is completed over a 6 month period where you will be a fully supernumerary nurse. This allows you to fully immerse yourself into learning aspects of your new role, whilst having a nurse mentor to work alongside.

Are you...?

· A qualified Registered Nurse ( RGN, RMN or RNLD) ? The Hospital welcomes applications from Registered Adult Nurses, Mental Health Nurses and Learning Disability Nurses. Full training and support will be given by your own designated mentor.

· Registered Nurse with a valid NMC pin and full eligibility to live and work in the UK?

· Passionate, caring, fun and energetic, with a genuine commitment and desire to make a difference to the lives of the service users we care for every day?

· Committed to your own personal development and growth, and to the development of our nursing services?

Employee Benefits:

A clear, fair and equitable pay structure that shows you both where you are now on the pay scale and the opportunities available to you to progress.

Extra annual leave for long-service colleagues with the exception of teaching colleagues at our CAMHS hospitals who work term-times only.

Enhanced Maternity, adoption and shared parental leave scheme at 13 weeks full pay and 13 weeks half pay (capped at £50k pa) and paternity leave pay of two full weeks' pay for partners following the birth or adoption of a child (subject to eligibility criteria being met).

Pay for sickness leave above statutory levels is discretionary but for the majority is four weeks full pay and four weeks half pay.

Death in service equivalent to two x salary paid to next of kin.

Auto enrolment for all permanent colleagues into the NEST pension scheme on joining with the option to opt out and join the Group Personal Pension Scheme after three months service.

A wide range of learning and development opportunities for all colleagues including NVQs, SVQs, Apprenticeships, Leadership Programmes and CPD.


How to apply:

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