The Royal Hospital Chelsea is the home of the Chelsea Pensioners - the iconic veterans of the British Army. As a registered care home, we offer our Chelsea Pensioners both independent living and nursing care. We are very proud to have been judged Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission and to have been awarded Platinum Beacon status in end-of-life care. We are now aspiring to become a dementia-friendly site.
We are seeking someone to join our team as a Registered Nurse who will bring an enthusiasm for nursing older people. You will be working within the team which fosters a culture based on respect and dignity for our In Pensioners. You will provide supervision and clear management to a team that includes, Senior Care Assistants and Care Assistants, providing nursing and personal care. You must hold an up-to-date NMC registration and be competent across a range of nursing skills supported by professional and clinical knowledge. You must also have up to date knowledge of the CQC fundamental standards.
If you are an energetic leader looking for career development, we will support you to be your best and develop you to build on your skills and meet your professional goals. Experience of working with the elderly would be desirable.
We offer a competitive salary, 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, transferable NHS pension or civil service scheme, use of our onsite gym and social club. We offer interest free loans for travel, support your CPD and pay your annual NMC registration fees. As this post involves working with adults with care and support needs the successful candidate will be required to complete an Enhanced with Barring Disclosure & Barring Service application.
As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.
We look forward to receiving your application to become part of our team striving to be a leading force in the care for our veterans.
For further information or to apply for this role please email Emma Sweetland HR Advisor at email@example.com.