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Staff Nurse - RN/RMN/RNLD

Job Reference: J123-361

The Huntercombe Group
£25,096 - £33,033 per annum

We are currently seeking Staff Nurses to join our team at The Frenchay Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre, located on the outskirts of Bristol just off the M32 / M4.

We would like to welcome all nurses joining our permanent team with a ‘Welcome Bonus’ of at least £1000.00.

When you join The Huntercombe Group as a Staff Nurse (RN/RMN/RNLD), you will be part of a company that is understanding, strives towards excellence, is innovative, reliable and accessible and above all puts people first.

Working with The Huntercombe Group is rewarding and varied. Through our “Conversation into Action” programme we actively encourage our employees to get involved and to drive organisational change for the better.

The Frenchay Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre is transforming the way we care for people with a brain injury.

The Centre is a well renowned, established brain injury rehabilitation unit providing specialist in-patient rehabilitation for adults and adolecents (16+) with a traumatic or acquired brain injury.

The core aim of the service is to promote rehabilitation and recovery so that patients maximise their recovery potential and long term quality of life. We have a total of 52 beds across two units (Level 1 intensive neuro-rehab and Level 2 slower stream neuro-rehab.)

The service aims to provide exceptional care and rehabilitation, achieving outcomes for patients that are consistently above the national average.

The Hospital site is located on the outskirts of the historic City of Bristol and is located just off the M32 / M4. Bristol is the gateway to the South West within easy reach of the beautiful Cornwall and Devon coastline and excellent rail links to London.

Our Staff Nurses (RN/ RMN/RNLD) play an instrumental role in the lives of our patients, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their rehabilitation goals and personal aspirations.

Most patients are referred via NHS acute hospitals and community specialist teams. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care and are compliant with the NHSE service specification for patients with complex rehabilitation need.

As a Staff Nurse (RN/ RMN/RNLD) working in our Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre your main duties will be:-

  • To identify care needs of patients, planning and implementing nursing interventions and evaluating outcomes of care given
  • To ensure high standards of evidence based nursing care are delivered consistently
  • To communicate information accurately on patient care to the patient, families, internal and external professionals, including Commissioners whilst maintaining confidentiality and adhering to the principles of Information Governance
  • To administer drugs and check preparations in accordance with Company policy and NMC guidelines.
  • To report and record incident and accidents in accordance with policy and procedures
  • To assist in the induction, development and supervision of, new and junior staff members, as required.

To join The Huntercombe Group as a Staff Nurse (RN/RMN/RNLD) you will:-

  • Hold current NMC PIN registration and adhere to the NMC Codes of Conduct at all times
  • Have a person centred ethos, showing compassion, empathy and a desire to make a difference
  • Have the ability to motivate, lead and supervise a team
  • Be able to demonstrate initiative and creativity
  • Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
  • Have a desire to expand your professional development and support organisational change
  • Have a legal right to work in the UK

In return we offer you:

  • A thorough induction programme tailored specifically to brain injury nursing
  • A commitment to your Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
  • Regular clinical supervison
  • Support for revalidation
  • Welcome Bonus of £1,000
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Professional support through Nurses forum
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please apply now, we would welcome your application.

To learn more about The Huntercombe Group please visit our website.

For an informal discussion or visit please contact Jason Tovey, Deputy Nurse Manager on 0117 9562697.

Frenchay Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre

Frenchay Park Road, Bristol, BS16 1UU

Posting Date: 22nd August 2019

Closing Date: 29th September 2019

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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Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

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