Skip to main content

Charge Nurse


Are you a Charge Nurse or experienced 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 the team at Castleholme Lodge, situated Huddersfield with excellent transport links to surrounding areas.

You will work alongside the multidisciplinary to provide care and support to people who may be detained under The Mental Health Act (1983), who are on CTO’s or Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. 

With previous experience from the NHS or private care as a Registered Nurse, you will develop and implement strategies to facilitate effective communication pathways to support service users recovery. 

As a Charge Nurse, you will be responsible for the clinical environment as you provide leadership to your peers and manage the clinical services throughout the service including coordinating the quality and management of nursing care, service user care and the clinical environment.

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. 

What you will be doing

As a Charge Nurse, you will ensure adults 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.

This service operates 24/7 you will work shifts including days, nights, weekends and bank holidays on a 37.5 hours a week contract.

Things you will have 

  • Relevant experience as RMN/RNMH/RNLD 
  • Professional training in a related environment
  • Recognised Mentorship certification or working towards this
  • NVQ Assessor Qualification or working towards this
  • Values-based practice
  • Leadership skills

What you will get 

  • Annual salary of £38,960 + benefits
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Paid Induction
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

Where you will be working

Location: Castleholme Lodge, 4 Bryan Road, Edgerton, Huddersfield, HD2 2AH.

Castleholme Lodge is situated in Huddersfield with excellent transport links to the surrounding areas. It is undergoing a complete refurbishment to ensure best environment for service users and staff to thrive in.

Castleholme Lodge will be a 20 bed Care Home with nursing, providing a range of mental health services for adults with severe and enduring mental health difficulties. It will form part of a cluster of Elysium services across the Yorkshire and Midlands region that work closely together in support of each other.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

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.

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.



Charge Nurse

Elysium Healthcare
Castleholme Lodge, 4 Bryan Road, Edgerton, Huddersfield, HD2 2AH.
Annual salary of £38,960 + benefits

Published on 21 Feb 2024

Share this job now