Preceptorship Nurse - Learning & Physical Disabilities

  • Job Reference: 00039797-1
  • Date Posted: 19 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Horsham, Sussex
  • Salary: £25,000 to £27,500
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Preceptorship Nurse - Specialist Care Centre for young adults with learning and physical disabilities - An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified / preceptorship staff nurse - learning disability nurse ( RNLD ) , adult nurse ( RGN ) or mental health nurse ( RMN ) , - to work within a very positive, friendly and supportive specialist 41 bedded Care Centre of young adults with learning disabilities and physical disabilities in Horsham, West Sussex. The Care Centre 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.

Location:Horsham, West Sussex

Salary: £25,000 - £27,500 per annum

Hours:Full Time and Part Time hours are available - you can choose depending on your preference (options of: 2 shifts p/w, 3 shifts p/w or 4 shifts p/w)

Shifts: Options of Days only ( 8am - 8pm ) or Nights only ( 8pm - 8am ) or Mixed shifts on a rotational basis - you can choose depending on your preference

Care Centre Details: The Care Centre compromises of three bungalows for 10 people and one for 11 people. There is one bed available for respite care. An IT suite is available to all, along with sensory and physiotherapy rooms. A separate Day Centre also provides a swimming pool with hydrotherapy services and multi-purpose rooms for structed activities

Preceptorship Programme: In the case of newly qualified nurses ( Mental Health Nurse , Learning Disability Nurse and/or Registered Adult Nurse ) , the Care Centre offers a fantastic preceptorship programme. They have a good number of experienced staff to support and mentor newly qualified nurses. Your starting salary will be £25,000 per annum which will then increase to £27,500 per annum on completion of your preceptorship. You will then have a clear pay structure whereby the next pay banding for nurses is £32,750 per annum.

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. Nurses will also have access to clear and structured development programmes where you can see clear pathways to progression within the Care Centre. Nurses will also have access to training opportunities to develop and enhance your nursing skills. All nurses will receive ongoing support from your Manager.

Employee Benefits:

A thorough 2-week induction programme

A very strong talent development programme with a clear development structure

A fantastic preceptorship programme

Mentoring and involvement in HCA / Support worker development

Paid handovers

Access to development opportunities including: Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel

Leadership & management development

Long service award

A variety of flexible working options

Free on-site parking

Enhanced maternity pay

5.6 weeks of annual leave per annum (which increases after 2 years of service)

A positive and friendly staff culture

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

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