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Job Reference: L62-A-20-0340

Portsmouth City Council
Portsmouth, Hampshire
£31,370 - £34,787 p.a.

Ref no: 3083/3771


Salary: Band 9 £31,370 - £34,787 p.a. plus 17% shift allowance for days and 33% for nights


37 Hours per week - Permanent


Please indicate in your application whether you are applying for Days or Nights.                                  


Portsmouth City Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of 'adults at risk', and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


DBS Disclosure at Enhanced level will be required prior to any offer of employment and this post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.


At Portsmouth City Council we're all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.

With a little over 207,000 residents and 8,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority's main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.

We are currently offering opportunities for passionate and dedicated nurses to join the team at Harry Sotnick House, a beautiful nursing home based in Portsmouth.


Your New Role

To manage, direct and evaluate a high standard of nursing care in a 92 bedded nursing home. The role of the registered nurse working in a nursing home is a highly skilled one, requiring an in-depth knowledge of long term conditions associated with ageing, managing complex multiple morbidities and frailty.


What you'll need to succeed

Be a NMC Registered Nurse and have a degree or post graduate diploma,

with evidence of personal and professional development, you must keep up to date with new developments in clinical practice and implement changes to the provision of nursing care wherever necessary

Experience of working with older people including those with dementia

Experience of care delivery within the nursing home environment


What you'll get in return

As well as highly competitive pay you'll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. Annual leave starts at 26 days going up to 30 days and staff discounts for travel and local shops. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career.

Additional information:

If you have any questions, or would like an informal discussion about the role, please call  Stacey Brakewell/Michal Zakrzewski on 02392 820703


What next

To make sure your application is above the rest and for full job details, please review the "Job Profile" to ensure your application matches the requirements of the role and you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. If you wish to send a CV, please consider a cover letter outlining why you are the perfect candidate for this position.

We look forward to speaking with you soon.

There is no closing date we will do telephone interviews as we receive suitable applications


If you have any queries, contact us on 023 9284 1191 (8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Thursday, 8:30am to 4:00pm Friday).


You will need to demonstrate that you have the Right to Work in the UK. No post will be offered without it.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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