Registered Nurse – Acquired Brain Injury and Complex Care 

Location: Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

Salary: £34,500 – £37,177 PER ANNUM  + £5000 welcome bonus 

Enhancements: 10% extra for nights, 20% extra for weekends 

Overtime rates: Time and a 1/4 for weekdays, Time and 1/2 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 ( 0730- 1945 ) or Nights only ( 1930 – 0745 ) or Mixed shifts on a rotational basis – you can choose depending on your preference

*Preceptorship on offer for all newly qualified nurses*

*Very positive, friendly and supportive work environment*

*Excellent Staff to Patient ratio *

The actual rate of pay will be within these advertised bandings and will be dependent on your ability to demonstrate your competence during the interview

Further Details: An exciting opportunity has arisen for a newly qualified RGN, RMN, or RNLD to work within a very positive, friendly and supportive Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) and Complex Care Centre situated in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. The Hospital has a good recent CQC rating. They have a very positive and supportive work environment with a brilliant long-standing team. The have a very low staff turnover and staff morale is very high. The are very big on staff development and training. They have an extremely high staff to patient ratio on all of the units. They also have a buddy system where you will have an experienced mentor for support if you would like it when you join the team.

Service Details: This Hospital provides care for patients with a physical disability as a result of an acquired brain injury (ABI) or progressive neurological condition (PNC), learning disability, or mental illness associated with conditions such as epilepsy.

The Hospital is split into 3 units. They have a 15-bedded Huntington’s disease unit, 9-bedded unit for females with an ABI or PNC and 26-bedded unit for males with an ABI. Split over 2 clinical areas, providing 13 beds for acute neurobehavioral rehabilitation and 13 beds for slow stream rehabilitation Their four separate specialist areas are:

  • ABI
  • Learning disability
  • Mental illness
  • Physical disabilities (resulting from any of the above)

The Hospital Manager has been with the company for a substantial amount of time and is highly-qualified in various areas of nursing, so would be keen to invest time into the training and development of all staff. There are also plenty of opportunities to undertake additional training courses externally on top of the extensive in-house training.

In the case of newly qualified nurses, the hospital offers a fantastic preceptorship programme. They have a good number of experienced staff to support and mentor newly qualified nurses.

Shifts: The hospital can accommodate part-time or full-time hours and they can be flexible with shifts. They are happy to consider fixed shift patterns and they are happy to consider nurses who prefer working days only or nights only. Their shift pattern is 0730- 1945 (days) and 1930 – 0745 (nights) and you will receive a 1 hour 15-minute break. Please state if you have any preferences on your hours and/or shift pattern in your application.

The regular working pattern full time is as follows:

Week 1 (long week) Mon, Tues, Fri, Sat, Sun

Week 2 (Shirt Week) Weds, Thurs

There is also flexibility here if you were to only want a certain number of shifts per week

Employee Benefits:

  • Many benefits in line with the NHS
  • Pay enhancements for night shifts (10% extra) and weekend shifts (20% extra)
  • Overtime rates – Time and a 1/4 for weekdays, Time and 1/2 for weekends 
  • 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
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities including:
  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel
  • Leadership & management development
  • Long service award
  • Enhanced support with Return to Practice
  • Free meals on shift
  • Excellent staff to patient ratio (usually 1:1 on most units)
  • A high number of qualified nurses on shift
  • Employee of the month awards – nominated by colleagues
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday  – Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Mentoring and involvement in HCA / Support worker development
  • Payment into the pension scheme
  • CPD top up
  • Donation to a charity of your choice

How to apply:
 

If you are interested in this opportunity, I would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV / click apply. If you would like more information about this position, please call Amy Parker on 01489 774 219 or email a copy of your CV to amy.parker@appointgroup.co.uk 
You can also text me on 07723500312– this number is only for texting. If you do decide to text, please pop your name on there so I know it’s from you.

My purpose is to find make finding a new job as smooth and stress-free as possible. I will support you from application stage, to helping you prepare for the interview, to negotiating offers, onboarding and beyond. I want to make sure you feel informed and supported at all stages. All enquiries and applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.

 

RGN / RMN / RNLD / NURSE / REGISTERED NURSE / NMC PIN / HEALTHCARE / CLINICAL

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Amy Parker

Recruitment Team Lead – Specialist Care

As Team Leader of our Specialist Care team specialising, Amy is dedicated to helping specialist care providers build their teams. Transitioning from a similar recruitment background, she believes in providing a VIP service for her candidates and clients, creating a truly consultative experience. Office-renowned for her wicked laugh, off-the-clock, she's either spending quality time with family, dining out, or singing her heart out in a karaoke session.