Staff Nurse

WR Health & Social Care
Dumfries & Galloway
£27000 - £31200/annum
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse - Dumfries - up to £31K - Adult Learning Disability

My client has a permanent Staff Nurse vacancy at their residential service specialising in the care of adults with learning disability, complex needs, challenging behaviours and associated mental health needs. This role can pay up to £31K based on a 40hr contract dependent on experience.

The service focuses on helping service users achieve as much independence as possible, and focuses on taking each individual from total dependency on others around them, to be able to complete daily tasks on their own with confidence. All care staff at the home are highly skilled and regularly trained to best provide care to those with complex and severe healthcare needs, and the MDT work cohesively to achieve excellent standards of nursing care.

In this role, you will contribute to the effective running of the service on a day to day basis through excellent nursing practice and upholding the company's aims and values. Specific responsibilities will cover areas including safeguarding, risk assessment, medication management and administration and the creation, implementation and development of complex care plans. You will also be expected to keep up to date with changes to relevant legislation such as SoVA, MCA etc.

The Package

* A full-time, permanent contract
* Up to £31K dependent on experience
* Company discount scheme
* Clearly defined career progression pathways throughout the group
* Extensive and specialist training prior to commencement and during employment
* Free onsite parking


* You must be a Registered Mental Health or Learning Disabilities Nurse in the UK
* You must have an active and clear NMC pin number
* You must have knowledge of safeguarding and other healthcare legislation
* Relevant experience with the learning disability/mental health client group is necessary
* You must have excellent clinical skills, i.e. venepuncture, PEG feeds, catheterisation etc., which must be able to be evidenced

Why apply via White Recruitment?

* You will be assigned your own consultant throughout the job search, meaning you have one point of contact and a direct phone number
* We have 10 years' experience in the permanent nurse recruitment industry, and we are a team of knowledgeable consultants who are experts in our practice
* Once we have placed you, you will again be assigned a member of our aftercare team, who will provide assistance with DBS application, obtaining references, clarifying any queries right up until your start date
* Our survey has found that we have a 95% recommendation rate from our candidates
* We will review and edit your CV for free!

Interested in this fantastic role? Please call (Apply online only) or email your up to date CV and contact number to be considered!

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