Registered Nurse (RN) - Nights in Norton Fitzwarren at Voyage Care

Date Posted: 6/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Family: Nurses

Location: Norton Fitzwarren, Somerset

Pay Rate (£): £37,000-39,000

Vacancy Reference: 019447

 

Role Overview:-
As a Night Nurse at Wey House you will offer care and rehabilitation to people who have a brain injury or neurological health care needs, as well as mental health issues to promote independence and support them to lead as fulfilling life as possible, incorporating both therapy based activities and social based activities.

Wey House is an old country farm house with large grounds and an enclosed walled garden, which was renovated early last year. We are a 31-bedded nursing service which primarily caters for adults ages 18-64 years old. We specialise in progressive neurological conditions including Huntington’s disease, Picks disease and Parkinson’s disease, Multiple sclerosis, personality disorders, Korsakoff syndrome, Multiple CVE’s, Unstable epilepsy, and Bariatric care.

On each day shift we have two qualified RGN’s and 14 care and support workers. On each night shift we have one qualified RGN and five waking night staff, ensuring quality of care is provided of the highest standard. There is also a nurse call bell system throughout the home to ensure any needs of the residents are met.

We have an onsite physiotherapy team, consisting of a qualified Physiotherapist and a Physiotherapy assistant, as well as full access to our onsite hydrotherapy pool. Residents have between 2-3 physiotherapy sessions on a weekly rota basis.

Requirements:-

You will need to be a Qualified Nurse with previous experience in planning clinical care and overseeing support staff.  You will be experienced in delivering high quality clinical care focusing on a person centred approach. This role offers variety and the opportunity to work autonomously and progress you career. Many of our clients require 24 hour care and therefore most homes operate within a specific shift pattern which will include alternate weekends.

 

Benefits:

We offer a great range of benefits which include:

  1. Paid DBS & Holidays **
  2. Salary scale /progression if you want it
  3. Life insurance & Pension Scheme
  4. Cycle to work scheme
  5. Retail rewards & savings
  6. Long service awards
  7. Refer a friend from £250 - £750 (T&C’s Apply)

**Should your employment with Voyage Care terminate for any reason within the first 3 months of your employment start date, the full cost of the DBS will be repayable back to us. Deducted from your final salary.

Pay for this role is £19-20 per hour. £37,000- £39,000 is based on working 37.5 hours on nights including every other weekend.

Click Apply to complete our one page application…….All applications & CV’s are reviewed on a daily basis.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. We are an equal opportunities employer.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the people we support. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS/PVG check for Regulated Activity which will include a check against the Barred adult list.

*Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement in accordance with the Equality Act 2010

 

 

Role Specific Requirements -

 

Driver: Flexible on Driver Requirement

Gender: No Specfic Requirement