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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 03/12/2019.

Registered Nurse or Pre-Registration Band 3 Nurse

Job Reference: J334-A-19-0009

Westgate Healthcare Group Ltd
Widford, Hertfordshire
£20,280 - £36,504 per annum

Come and join our family!

We are a family run, award winning care home group looking for excellent Nurses who are passionate about elderly care and want to make a difference! We really value our team and will welcome you with a bonus of up to £2,000 (*Ts & Cs apply), a personalised induction, ongoing training and career development, NMC revalidation support, plus accommodation and/or relocation assistance if required.

We are recruiting for NMC Registered Nurses or Pre-Registration Nurses (Band 3 Nurses) who are in process of gaining their NMC PIN.

Call our recruitment team to enquire: 0800 024 8756, email us at

…or pop in and visit our home any time for a chat over tea and cake!

Company: Westgate Healthcare (Hemel Hempstead) Ltd

Location: Ashview Nursing Home, Ware Road, Widford, Nr. Ware, Herts, SG12 8RQ

Job type: Permanent, full time (39 hours per week)

Salary: £14.50 to £18 per hour (£29,406 to £36,504 per annum) + £2,000 WELCOME BONUS* when working as a Registered Nurse. Salary when working as a Band 3 Nurse will be £10 per hour (£20,280 per annum) until you achieve your NMC PIN.

Part time or ‘bank’ positions also available. Optional paid overtime possible, subject to availability.

Accommodation/Re-location options available.

At Westgate we know our success depends not just on the happiness of our residents, but also on the happiness of our team. We are looking for compassionate and caring Nurses who want to make a difference and help older people lead happy and healthy lives. We will help you to develop your career, give you training and mentorship, and above all provide a positive and enjoyable work environment where we listen to your ideas, celebrate your achievements and work as one family.

Ashview Nursing Home is a 32 bedded care home where we support elderly residents with a variety of care needs, including basic or complex nursing needs and also palliative care. It is a delightfully picturesque home situated on the outskirts of the village of Widford, between Much Hadham and Ware.

The Role:

We are looking for Nurses who can lead their shift and supervise and develop the care team to support the delivery of high quality and individualised care to our elderly residents. You will build close relationships with your residents, championing their safety, dignity and well-being, and act as a role model in the delivery of excellent medical, physical and emotional care. The post holder will also be responsible for carrying out Nursing duties associated with the role, including medication management, wound management, care reviews and audits.

You will act as a Named Nurse for your own group of residents, assess resident needs, produce effective risk assessments and care plans, keep relevant records up to date and develop the plan of care as required according to changing care needs.

In this post you will be required to work in line with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) guidelines, NMC code of conduct and relevant legislation.

When working as a Pre-registered, Band 3 Nurse, you will conduct your Nursing duties under the supervision of the Registered Nurses.

A full job description is available from our recruitment team!


  • Excellent induction, training and support in achieving additional qualifications (we have a dedicated in house Training Manager) and career development
  • Competitive salary, public holiday pay enhancements, up to £2,000 welcome bonus (T&C’s apply), flexible shifts (day and night), paid break and handover, contributory pension scheme
  • Re-location assistance or accommodation options available
  • Free parking
  • Free uniform and DBS cost covered
  • ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme with financial rewards of up to £500
  • Great benefits package including childcare vouchers, mobile phone benefits, cycle to work scheme, long service awards and access to a wide range of amazing offers and discounts from hundreds of nationwide high street and online stores


  • Right to live and work in the UK
  • Recognised qualification as Registered Nurse
  • Hold valid and current NMC registration and PIN, or be in process of obtaining NMC PIN
  • Previous experience working as a Registered Nurse is preferable, although candidates who are new to Nursing will also be considered
  • Previous experience in a care home environment or in working with the elderly is preferable, but not essential
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work in and lead a team
  • Applicants must have a desire to care for others and be compassionate and flexible

Date advert originally posted: 4th March 2019

Please note that this advert is part of a rolling recruitment programme due to end on 30th June 2019. Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis, therefore an early submission of application is encouraged.

“We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age."

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