LD Charge Nurse
Are an experienced Charge Nurse or a Registered 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? Then join us at the new Learning Disability Service at The Wellesley Hospital.
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.
What you will be doing
With previous experience from the NHS or private care, you will provide high-quality care and support to men with learning disabilities within a low to medium setting, while also supporting your colleagues and promote good teamwork.
As a Charge Nurse, you’ll lead and coordinate the quality and management of nursing care and delivering of clinical services.
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
- A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
- A commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice
- Relevant experience in a similar environment.
- Proven track record of leadership skills.
Where you will be working
Location: Westpark 26, Chelston, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9FF
Join the multidisciplinary team at Wellesley Hospital providing care to men and women with mental health conditions and men with learning disabilities in a modern and purpose-built hospital with low and medium secure environments.
The unit is one of NHS England’s pilot sites to test new approaches to delivering mental health care and works alongside local NHS trusts and private care providers in the South West.
Wellesley Hospital is conveniently located near Wellington, close to the M5 and commutable from Taunton, Exeter, Yeovil and surrounding areas.
What you will get
• Annual salary of £38,000
• 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, holiday financing 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.
Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.
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.