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Date Added: Fri 08/01/2021

Registered Nurse - Learning Disabilities Service

Maidstone, UK
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Job Type: Permanent

Staff Nurse - Learning Disabilities

Location: Horsforth, Leeds

Salary: £30,795 per annum but often opportunities to pick up additional hours ( £15.79 p/h )

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). The hospital can also consider fixed shifts.

Shifts: Shift patterns will include some earlies, lates, waking nights, weekends and bank holidays however please let us know any specific requirements you may have (days only, nights only, shorter shifts) and where possible we will try to accommodate

Contract: Permanent

Further Details: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified or experienced RGN, RMN, or RNLD to work within a charitable Residential and Nursing service for 7 people who require nursing care and have a learning disability

This service is a large detached bungalow in a residential area of Horsforth, Leeds, within a short walk of the town centre. The home offers 7 single bedroom, lounge, attached conservatory, dining room, kitchen, 2 bathrooms and a utility room. 4 of the bedrooms are fitted with ceiling hoist, as is the lounge. This enables clients who need hoisting to be transferred easily and safely. There is a large secluded garden to the back of the property with easy access for those who need wheelchair/no step access.

Service Details: The service offers individual rooms for 7 people who require nursing care and have a learning disability. All the bedrooms are individually furnished and decorated.

clients are encouraged to access the local community with support from staff. Some clients have support from outreach workers. All care offered is person centred and induces day trips and short breaks.

The home is staffed 24/7 and there is always a registered nurse on duty with either one or two support staff, a cook and housekeeper. Access to a multi-disciplinary team is easily accessible. The home has formed a good relationship with the local GP practice over many years.

Employee Benefits:
  • Basic salary is £30,795 per annum but often opportunities to pick up additional hours.
  • We cover NMC registrations
  • Free parking at most services/sites
  • Comprehensive Development Programme for all staff including Leadership Development opportunities for aspiring managers (many of our service managers started as support workers or nurses and progressed internally including some senior management)
  • Cycle To Work scheme
  • Funded Life Assurance cover

For more information or to apply for the role please call Amy Parker on [... Click Apply...]and email a copy of your CV to [... Click Apply...]

Applications will be held in the strictest confidence.

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