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Senior Staff Nurse


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Grafton Manor provides highly specialised neuro-behavioural rehabilitation for men and women aged 18 years and older, with an acquired brain injury, including traumatic brain injury and strokes. The rehabilitation programme at Grafton Manor is particularly aimed at helping people who have experienced cognitive, behavioural and emotional changes as a consequence of brain injury to ensure they can access all areas of rehabilitation.

The site, set in a quiet village in peaceful countryside, includes an attractive, historic and purpose-fitted cottage called The Chantry, a flat and a studio flat. We also have two community houses situated in Kingsley just outside of Northampton. The split consists of:

Grafton Manor - 13 beds
The Chantry - 5 beds
Cottage, Flat and Studio flat - 3 beds
Community Houses in Kingsley - 6 beds

This established care pathway of 27 beds enables people with acquired brain injury to maximise their independence at any stage of their post-acute recovery journey.

Grafton Manor focuses not only on providing exceptional care and rehabilitation, but also an enjoyable, supportive work environment that genuinely values team members and supports staff wellbeing. We appreciate changing your job is a big step, if you would like to discuss anything about this role, or arrange a site visit prior to your application, please feel free to contact Karl Jacks the Hospital Director on 01908 543131 for an informal chat.

Our Staff Nurse role involves:

•           Being a clear leader for the Nursing team and managing shifts

•           Providing high quality care with patients suffering from acquired brain injury

•           Developing therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement

•           Following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice

•           Contributing to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress

•           Mentoring and supporting student nurses and other members of the team

•           Promoting professional development within the team

What you get in return:

  • 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Commitment to monthly supervision
  • An employee assistance programme
  • NMC payment in full
  • Welcome bonus
  • £500 on joining & £1,000 on completion of probation*
  • £1,500 e-voucher code for The Priory Benefits portal to be redeemed on various items including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc
  • Relocation support* if required (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum
  • Employer contribution to the pension scheme
  • CPD top up

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About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with comm


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Senior Staff Nurse

Northampton, UK

Published on 21 Aug 2019