Join learning disability charity Brandon Trust as a registered nurse team leader and discover a rewarding role bringing quality of life to individuals, whilst working alongside a highly motivated, supportive team, in a welcoming and friendly home.
You’ll support seven individuals with profound and multiple learning disabilities in a registered care home in Bedminster in South Bristol. You’ll get to build relationships with the individuals you support, play a big part in improving the quality of their lives and see the results of your support. There are no waking nights.
We’ll support your CPD and Revalidation, your learning needs and clinical practice through training, our internal clinical network and external networks. You can also undertake study for further qualifications and if you're newly qualified we offer a preceptorship programme. Our nursing team talk about their role in this short video:
You’ll work closely with the open and collaborative manager and have a real say in how the service develops. Leading by example, you'll run shifts, manage support workers and support the health needs of the people we support. You’ll work closely with other professionals to develop safe systems of working and achieve the best possible outcomes. You’ll also ensure that individuals receive health care and treatment consistent with their Health Action Plan and Care Plans.
Shift patterns include approximately one sleep in per week (no waking nights), and a mix of earlies, lates and long days, and we’re happy to discuss shift options with you.
You’ll have a nursing qualification with current NMC registration, RNLD, RMN or ENLD, and demonstrable experience of working with people with a learning disability.
Able to foster a positive team-working environment, you can inspire your team. Resilient, confident and calm under pressure, you'll also be flexible, open to a challenge and innovative in your approach.
A full driving licence is desirable.
The salary for this role is £32,695 - £33,657 pa pro rata (£16.72 - £17.21 p/h), dependent on qualifications & experience. We provide a range of benefits including a pension, on-going development opportunities to shopping discounts.
To find out more please contact Jennie on 07493 866 826.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update:
As a key worker, you’ll need to be available and able to carry out your role during the coronavirus pandemic. In-line with the Government and Public Health England guidelines, we have taken appropriate measures in our recruitment process to protect our staff, candidates and the people we support during the coronavirus outbreak.
When you join Brandon, you will need to be vaccinated against COVID to help protect the people we support, your colleagues and yourself. If you have not already had your vaccination, we can arrange this for you when you start working for us. If you do not wish to be vaccinated, we will explore the reasons with you, and this may impact on whether we can offer you employment.
Successful applicants for this role will require an enhanced DBS disclosure with barred list checks.
We are an Equal Opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.