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DATE ADDED: Tue 09/07/2019

Lead Nurse

Leicester, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £38000 - £40000/annum

Oakleaf are currently seeking for a Lead Nurse in the field of Acquired Brain Injury to join our team, close to the centre of Leicester. Plans4Rehab are a Community provider of specialised care. We offer a seamless pathway of services from our residential rehabilitation and care for people with an acquired brain injury (ABI) stroke or other neurological condition, to their support in independent living accommodation or at home.

You will be clinically qualified as a Nurse and ideally have experience of working within brain injury rehabilitation although not essential. As the lead nurse you would be expected to provide clinical leadership to the staff team, helping form and maintain standards of the home as well as work with the management team to improve current procedures.

The ideal candidate will have experience within a similar role and it would be desirable for you to have some form of neurological exposure. Some key areas the home cover are:

* Nursing Care

* Residential Care

* Physical Disability

* Brain Injury Rehabilitation services

* Mental health

The home has a full Multi-disciplinary team and has state of the art equipment to support the rehabilitation of the residents.

This is a very exciting position for the group. We are seeking a candidate with the following qualities:

* Strong leadership skills, the post will include shift work and weekends. You will be the most senior person on duty.

* Strong clinical nursing background

* Ability to remain calm and role model to the team

* Experience of problem solving

If you think this could be a role for you, please apply now and send in your CV. If you wish to have an informal discussion about the role please contact Kurt on (phone number removed)

* Active NMC PIN

* Experience of working within ABI (preferred although not essential)

* Flexibility and a willingness to participate in an on call rota


* Experience of working with challenging behaviour

* Mentor Qualification

* Service development experience (supporting the manager)

* Knowledge of effective quality management systems

* Ability to deputise for the Clinical Nurse Manager when required
Role: Lead Nurse
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire,

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