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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/07/2021.

Learning Disability Nurse + £5k Welcome Bonus

Job Reference: J265-16523-RNLDTHREE

Elysium Healthcare
£25,200 - £34,511 + £5k Welcome Bonus!

Are you a Registered Staff Nurse looking for a new opportunity to work in an organisation that will help to develop you to achieve your goals to become the best you can be?

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.

Location: Three Valleys Hospital, Steeton, West Yorkshire, BD20

What you will be doing

As a qualified Learning Disability Nurse– either with experience or a preceptee - you will ensure that adults with enduring and complex mental health needs or dementia 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 commitment to high-quality care, values and evidence-based practice
  • A “lead by example” approach to promote strong care values across the hospital
  • A true passion to work in mental health and dementia care
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • A flexible approach to care
  • A willingness to learn
  • Commitment to your own development

The service operates 24/7. You will work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights. Standard shifts are 12 hours per shift, working 3 shifts one week, 4 shifts the next on a rota basis.

Where you will be working

Situated in the semi-rural area of Steeton with easy access to Three Valleys Hospital and excellent transport links to the surrounding area, the hospital is ideally located for safe, structured and gradual reintegration into the local community.

A multidisciplinary team work together to develop personalised, recovery focused programmes within the hospitals care pathways. By adopting an enabling approach and social care model, the team can support service users to achieve and maintain optimum functioning and place high emphasis on maximising their quality of life and prevent re-admission to acute services.

As a Registered Nurse, you will become part of our friendly multi-disciplinary team. You will be responsible for the delivery of outstanding care to our patients.

Three Valleys Hospital consists of three wards; Oldfield Ward for male mental health rehabilitation and Ingrow Ward for female mental health rehabilitation.

In addition, Oakworth ward our specialist dementia service which has been designed to care for male patients who occasionally have a challenging presentation requiring a compassionate, dementia friendly approach.

We provide a specialist environment to give outstanding care across all 3 services and our staff teams develop transferrable skills to support both mental health rehabilitation and dementia care.

What you will get

  • A competitive starting salary of between £26,259 - £32,154 (depending on experience)
  • Equivalent of 33 days holidays and your birthday off, rising with length of service
  • Support with your revalidation
  • Financial support with professional registration fees
  • Free meals on shift
  • Free parking (first come, first served)
  • Contributory pension
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Access to both in-house and external, industry recognised training opportunities
  • Staff benefits including lease car hire, holiday vouchers, cash back offers & discounts
  • Access to staff Wellbeing benefits, including on-site therapy days and employee assistance services
  • The chance to work for a young, dynamic and truly unique organisation

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care.

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

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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