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Learning Disability Nurse

Introduction

Are you a 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?

As an experienced Nurse from the NHS or private care, you'll join the team at Spring House as a Mental Health Nurse or Learning Disability Nurse and 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.

What you will be doing

As a qualified Learning Disability Nurse you will ensure residents 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 service operates 24/7. You will work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights. Standard shifts are 12 hours a day, working 3 days one week, 4 days the next.

Where you will be working
Location: Spring House,  Matford Road, Exeter, EX2 4PD.

Spring House is a new 6 bed home with individual apartments for people with a learning disability or autism, who are stepping down from a hospital service and is ready to transition into the community for more independent living. This new service will open in March 2021

What you will get 
• Annual salary of £28,000 - £32,000 depending on experience   
• Welcome Bonus/ Relocation Package of £5,000
• 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.

Learning Disability Nurse

Elysium Healthcare
Exeter, UK
Permanent
£28,000 to £32,000

Published on 25 Nov 2020