Learning Disability Nurse

  • Job Family: - Nursing
  • Location: - Wellington
  • Salary Details: - £33,279 - £40,560 + £5000 Welcome Bonus
  • 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? If so, you're in luck! Join our team in Wellington which is a stones throw away from Taunton and enjoy a £5000 Welcome Bonus!

    As an experienced Nurse from the NHS or private sector, you'll join the team at Wellesley Hospital as a Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD) working 37.5 hours per week (12.5 hour shifts), where you will 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.

    The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

    What you will be doing

    As a qualified Learning Disability Nurse (RNLD), you will ensure people 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: Westpark 26, Chelston, Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9FF

    Join the multidisciplinary team at Wellesley Hospital providing care to men and women with mental health conditions in a modern and purpose-built hospital with low and medium secure environments.

    The unit is one of NHS England’s pilot sites to test new approaches to delivering mental health care and works alongside local NHS trusts and private care providers in the South West.

    Wellesley Hospital is conveniently located near Wellington, close to the M5 and commutable from Taunton, Exeter, Yeovil and surrounding areas.

    What you will get
    • Annual salary of £33,279 - £40,560 (37.5 hours per week) 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 and much more.

    About your next employer

    You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move. 

    Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally. 

    The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

    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.

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