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Date Added: Wed 14/09/2022

Learning Disability Nurse

Swindon, UK
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Company: ELYSIUM HEALTHCARE

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £36,000 per annum

Are you a Registered Learning Disability Nurse looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help you to develop and achieve your goals to become the best you can be? If so, you're in luck! Join our team in Swindon.

As an experienced Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you'll join the team at The Avalon Centre as a Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) working a 37.5 hour week (12.5 hour shifts) as you change lives for the better.  Your career within Elysium will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills and make a real difference for some of the most vulnerable people in society.  It’s a career that you can take pride in and enjoy. It’s what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

We encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19. As such, you will need to have had your Covid Vaccine to be eligible for this position.

What you will be doing

As a qualified Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD), you will ensure people with mental health conditions receive high-quality care, while also 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.  

You will have access to the Elysium Wellbeing team, which is on hand to keep you feeling great; be it a chat, massage or group activities. Who doesn’t like a free massage at work?

There are also career development opportunities, with a huge range of courses that will help you grow and succeed. If you have the aspiration, capability and dedication, we can give you the support and opportunities to help you achieve your career goals.

Things that you will have:

  • A relevant nursing qualification and registration
  • Strong team-working skills
  • A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
  • A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
  • A commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice

The shift patterns include working nights, bank holidays and weekends, 12 hours a day, 3 days a week one week, 4 days the next.

Where you will be working:

Location: The Avalon Centre, Edison Park Hindle Way, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 3RT

You will be working at The Avalon Centre, a purpose built neurological centre for men and women over the age of 18 years, who have an acquired brain injury.The centre has been designed specifically to support people who, because of their injury, have challenging and complex needs and require a neurobehavioral rehabilitation programme.What you will get 

  • Annual salary of £25,331 to £36,000 (working 37.5 hour week)
  • £5000 welcome Bonus and a £6000 relocation package
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities

There is 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 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.

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