Charge Nurse Phoenix House

Recruiter
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Welshpool
Salary
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Posted
15 Jul 2019
Closes
18 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Charge Nurse at Phoenix House
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.
Application closing date: 30/09/19
Location: Phoenix House, Little Henfaes Drive, Welshpool, Powys, Wales, SY21 7BG
What you will be doing
As a qualified Charge nurse - either with experience or a preceptee - you will ensure 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 Our Charge Nurse role involves:
  • Adhering at all times to the NMC code of professional conduct.
  • Conducting a legal, ethical, and accountable practice and remaining open to the scrutiny of peers.
  • Respecting the rights of others sensitively and with regard to issues of equality and diversity.
  • Promoting and ensuring that each member of the team works to the standards of ethical practice.
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant legislation, government and local policy and best practice including the Mental Health Act. Clinical Governance and Standards for Better Health.
  • Ensuring adherence to health, safety and security legislation, and policy.
  • Managing sensitive, highly complex, and contentious communication, referring complex issues as appropriate.
  • Ensuring the use of effective communication to promote the organisation to external bodies.
  • Ensuring all patients have comprehensive evidence based risk management plan.
  • Participating in and ensuring involvement in pre-admission assessment of referred patients.
  • Acting as mentor/preceptor and ensure the development of student nurses and other team members.
  • Assessing staff nurses within the competency development programme.
  • Acting as clinical supervisor and ensuring that all staff participates in clinical supervision.
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and ensuring effective use of resources within set budgets.
  • Participating in local on call arrangements
  • Applying Safeguarding policies
  • What you will get
  • Annual salary of GBP34026
  • 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, 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.