Registered Nurse - An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified or experienced staff nurse RGN, RMN, or RNLD ( Mental Health Nurse , Learning Disability Nurse and/or Registered Adult Nurse ) to work within a very positive, friendly and supportive specialist inpatient neurological rehabilitation and complex care service for adults with neurological illnesses, Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and spinal cord injuries situated in Middlesbrough. The Service has recently had a CQC inspection in which they passed and are now rated highly. They have also undergone a refurbishment so the service itself is modern with fantastic facilities. They have a very positive and supportive work environment with a brilliant experienced team. They are very big on staff development and training. They have an extremely high staff to patient ratio which is 1:1 on their floors.
Salary: £32,500 - £34,500 per annum ( £16.60 - £17.69 per hour ) - negotiable depending on your experience + over time rates
Overtime rates: time and a 1/3 for weekdays, time and 2/3 for weekends
Hours: Full Time and Part Time hours are available - you can choose depending on your preference (options of: 11.5 hours, 23 hours, 34.5 hours or 37.5 hours)
Shifts: Options of Days only (7.30am - 8pm) or Nights only (7.30pm - 8am) or Mixed shifts on a rotational basis - you can choose depending on your preference
Service Details: This Service provides care for adults with a physical disability as a result of an acquired brain injury (ABI) or progressive neurological condition (PNC), spinal cord injury and / or the patients display challenging behaviour.
The Service is a 40 bedded service which has recently been refurbished and relaunched. They currently only have one of their 10 bedded floors open, but are due to open their second 10 bedded floor. They also have exciting growth plans for 2020 too.
Preceptorship nurses : In the case of newly qualified nurses ( Mental Health Nurse , Learning Disability Nurse and/or Registered Adult Nurse ), the hospital offers a fantastic preceptorship programme. They have a good number of experienced staff to support and mentor newly qualified nurses.
Training / Induction and opportunities for development and progression: The Hospital 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 hospital. Training and development is one of the major ethos' of the hospital. There are no limits to training and development as the hospital will fund any training course you would like to do that is relevant to your job role.
Staff wellbeing: The hospital has a monthly staff wellbeing budget and regularly host wellbeing events for their staff. For example, next month a massage therapist is coming into the hospital for 3 days to give massages to nurses for free. The hospital also does regular breakfast mornings, whereby the hospital director comes round with bacon / sausage butties or Krispy Kreme's for all staff. The hospital also does monthly and quarterly staff raffles - some of the recent prizes have been 'a city break for two' or '£1,500 worth of holiday vouchers'.
Many benefits in line with the NHS
Excellent CQC rating
Your NMC pin is paid for by the company
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
Working with a dedicated multidisciplinary team
Free on-site parking
Access to development opportunities including:
Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
Leadership & management development
Free meals on shift
Excellent staff to patient ratio (usually 1:1 on most units)
A high number of qualified and experienced nurses on shift
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Option to buy holiday and spread out the payments over a year
Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
Mentoring and involvement in HCA / Support worker development
7% contribution pension scheme
Sick pay after your 3 month probation
Discounts to various retail outlets such as Specsavers
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)
Applications will be held in the strictest confidence.