Charge Nurse - Phoenix House

34083.00 - 34083.00 GBP Annual + GBP34083/annum
02 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Charge Nurse at Phoenix House

Are you a Charge 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: 02/09/2018

Location: Little Henfaes Drive, Welshpool, Powys, Wales, SY21 7BG

What you will be doing

As a Charge Nurse you will ensure our service users Female Service users (Adults 18+) in our Rehabilitation unit 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:

Recognised Mentorship certification.
NVQ Assessor Qualification.
Demonstrable post registration experience.
Experience of working in a supervisory capacity.
Experience of secure environment and interdisciplinary teamwork.
Experience of assessing and teaching junior staff.
Experience of co-ordinating care.
Experience of prioritising key tasks in relation to sphere of work.
Experience of management of Health & Safety and related issues.
Experience of report writing.
Personal learning and development.
Evidence based practice.
Values based practice.
Patient centred care.
Team player.
Leadership skills.
Administrative, planning and organisational skills.
Verbal and written communication skills.
A knowledge of the organisational policies and procedures.

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

Phoenix House is a specialist mental health rehabilitation service for women designed to support Service Users in achieving their goals and enables progress through their care pathway towards independent living. Our model of care is supported by a full multidisciplinary team which includes a Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Social Worker, Nurses and Healthcare Assistants. Our empathic and understanding approach facilitates positive change and empowerment for women who may have a history of trauma, abuse, hearing voices, as well as those with on-going challenging behaviour.

Model of care

Our goal is to improve and develop a Service User's confidence, abilities and potential, in order for them to manage the demands and enjoy the benefits of independent living. Objectives are defined by the Service User in ongoing assessments and are delivered in a safe and collaborative environment. Our approach is supported by therapies and practical inter-personal support. These are offered in either group or individual settings and include occupational therapy, individual psychology work and regular reviews with the multidisciplinary team, including psychiatry to ensure optimum progress and medication management.


Each bedroom has en-suite facilities offering Service Users maximum privacy. Phoenix House has a number of lounges and therapy areas and a lawned garden giving access to outside space where Service Users can relax or take part in outdoor activities. The service is in close proximity to community facilities including a local library, shops and college.

What you will get

Annual salary of GBP34,083
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
2 week paid induction

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