Senior Staff Nurse - Brain Injury Rehab

  • Job Reference: 00046389-1
  • Date Posted: 25 December 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Salary: £33,565
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Senior Registered Nurse | RGN | RMN | RNLD |

Salary: £33,565
Location: Ashford, Kent
Contracted Hours: 36
Shift Pattern: Mixed (3 night shifts per month)
Service: Care Home with Nursing (Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Centre)
Resident Admission Age: 18 years +
Care Categories: Physical Disability and Younger Adults
CQC Rating: Good
Contract type: Permanent

Requirements (Coronavirus) – If offered employment, you must produce evidence that you have either commenced or completed the vaccination programme. If not, you must agree to have both vaccinations before your start date. All staff need to be fully vaccinated by Thursday 11th November 2021 or prove medical exemption.

*All candidates must have a valid NMC Pin and full eligibility to live and work in the UK.*

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Registered Nurse (RGN, RMN or RNLD) to work within a Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre in Hothfield, Kent. This company is an expert in specialist mental health, neuro-rehabilitation and complex care across the UK. They have over 30 year’s practical experience and are a trusted partner to the NHS, commissioning services and local authorities.

This facility is located in Ashford, Kent and specialises in intensive rehabilitation for people in the early stages of recovery from a brain injury right through to residential care. The multi-disciplinary team includes nursing, physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, clinical psychology, occupational therapy, and rehabilitation assistants – the team is also further supported by weekly sessional visits from a consultant in rehabilitation medicine. As a Senior Nurse, you will be taking responsibility of delivering the very highest standard of care as you assess nursing needs, identify and taking right precautions for each resident. You’ll be also supervising colleagues, managing shifts, and making sure handover summaries are completed to the correct standard for the provider. Leading your team, you will oversee all day-to-day care activity in your designated unit or floor within the home, including maintaining accurate records for each of our client’s residents whilst consistently delivering the very highest care standards.

You will be provided with a structured and thorough 2-week induction programme which will include various training courses. All nurses will also have access to clear and structured development programmes where you can see clear pathways to progression within the care home/company. You will also be given to opportunity to access training opportunities to develop and enhance your nursing skills – receiving ongoing support from your manager.

Benefits:

* Welcome bonus (£1,000)

* A thorough induction programme, tailored to the specific hospital you are working in

* Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay, and 4 weeks half pay

* Support for revalidation

* Clear pay structure, with competitive rates

* Annual leave entitlement of 6.6 weeks of weekly basic contracted hours including bank holidays

* Pension scheme

* 2 weeks paid paternity leave

* Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit

* A fantastic preceptorship programme

* Death in Service scheme

* Support for revalidation

* Support to complete BSc or MSc

* A range of staff discounts

* Access to myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services

For more information or to apply for the role, please contact Tara Wilson at Optima Plus Recruitment.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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