You've just qualified as a nurse. Congrats. Now you need to choose your first job; one that will give your career the best start; that won't drop you in the deep end.
When you join Elysium as a newly qualified Mental Health Nurse or Learning Disability Nurse you are automatically enrolled onto the RCN-accredited Preceptorship Academy. That's 12 months of expert support, training and supervision to help you apply your academic knowledge in real life situations.
You will be developed to grow into a confident, autonomous professional with refined skills, values and behaviours. That's on top of your new role helping to change the lives of others and making a difference.
As a qualified nurse you work 37.5 hours per week (12 hour shifts) at The Woodhouse, where you will ensure people diagnosed with a Learning Disability and/or Autismreceive high-quality care, while supporting your colleagues and promote good teamwork.
No two days are the same, with plenty to keep you engaged and motivated, but also a good amount of routine.
Your personal development matters, after all, a better you means better care. So expect plenty of opportunities to continually develop yourself throughout your career with Elysium.
The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.
Things that you will have
Relevant nursing qualification and registration (RMN/RNLD)
Strong team-working skills
High level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
Positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
Commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice Where you will be working
Location: The Woodhouse, Lockwood Road, Cheadle, Staffordshire ST10 4QU
Working alongside a multidisciplinary team, you'll provide person-centred care for people with a learning disability and/or Autism. Gaining experience across low secure and locked rehabilitation environments to support better health and greater independence.
You'll work in environments ranging from small village cottages, where independent living skills can be developed, to 8 bedded units that facilitate the development of daily living skills. The service values positive risk-taking opportunities within a context of robust risk assessment and management to ensure those we support are kept safe.
The Woodhouse is located near Cheadle in Staffordshire, which is commutable from Derby, Stoke-on-Trent, Uttoxeter and surrounding areas.
What you will get
Annual salary up to £24,449
£3,000 Welcome bonus
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Enhanced Maternity Package
Flexible working opportunities There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.
About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure