Job Title: Registered Nurse (Nurse Band 5 Equivalent)
Contract: Permanent Full Time / Part Time
Hours: 39 hours pw
Salary: £30,420 - £35,490 per annum pro rata (equates to £15.00 - £17.50 per hr (inc London weighting),
Who are we?
Choice Support is a national charity supporting people with autism, learning disabilities and mental health needs. We put people at the centre of everything we do, so that they get support that truly meets their needs.
We value people for who they are, and we expect everyone we support to be respected in society. Nobody should be held back from achieving their dreams because of their disability. We believe that with the right support everyone can live the life they choose.
Why work for us?
• We are a friendly organisation and can offer flexible working hours.
• We offer clear career progression for those wanting to progress.
• We reward our staff by offering additional benefits including the opportunity to earn a discretionary quarterly bonus of £150 for dedicated attendance, discounted shopping vouchers and much more.
What does the role look like?
We currently require committed, compassionate Registered Nurses (RNLD or RGN Adult) to support the Service Manager to run a six bed Registered Care Home with complex nursing care in Twickenham, West London. Successful candidates will provide day-to-day the clinical nursing aspects of care and assist in the overall management of the service.
The ladies residing within the home have profound multi learning disabilities and complex physical health needs. All the women are wheelchairs users and have individual moulds to support them. Nursing procedures include, administration of all medication - including controlled drugs, rectal Diazepam, suppositories and enemas. PEG and PEJ management, suctioning, postural drainage, monitoring of temperatures, oxygen administration, skin viability monitoring and prevention, diabetes monitoring and management, and 1:1 personal care and observations.
Do I need experience?
The ideal candidates will be RNLD or RGN Adult trained nurses, kind, caring and compassionate and committed to providing a high standard of nursing care. You will possess strong hands on clinical nursing skills, and competent in providing catheter care, PEG and PEJ feeding, postural care, and the management of epilepsy and diabetes. You will require good interpersonal skills in order to liaise with a wide MDT and to win the hearts and minds of families.
We are willing to consider applications from newly qualified nurses who have had prior experience of working in a similar setting.
We ask that you are able to commit to our values at all times - We care. We respect. We learn. We lead.
If you’re ready to make life more interesting then we would love for you to apply online today or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Salary - £30,420 - £35,490 per annum pro rata (equates to £15.00 - £17.50 per hr (inc. London weighting) plus enhanced pay and time off in lieu for working bank holidays
Extra £600 per year attendance bonus available
25 days annual leave plus 8 Bank holidays in first full year, increasing to 28 days plus bank holidays after five years of service
Employee Assistance Programme
Staff Welfare Budget
Refer a friend scheme
Choice Support is an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.
Due to the nature of this particular service it is an occupational requirement that we are only able to consider applications from female applicants.
We reserve the right to close this advert early if we are able to appoint to the vacancy before the advertised closed date.