Registered Nurse (Night)

Salary:
FTE £35,191-£37,901 DOE, rising to £36,950 -£39,796 from January 2022 (+10% for hours worked at weekends)
Role type:
Part Time, All Year Post
Hours:
up to 37 hours / week 52 weeks per year
Contract type:
Permanent
Contract:
All year post
Location:
Ullenwood
Closing Date:
23/11/2021
Job Details:

The role 

We are recruiting a full and part time registered nurse (nights) to work at our Ullenwood location. 

You will be supporting learners and residents with complex disabilities and caring for the physical and mental wellbeing of young adults who may present with respiratory, diabetes, epilepsy and other associated requirements.

Working alongside well trained care staff you will be responsible for the health care of learners or residents within the accommodation.  The role includes developing comprehensive health plans, medical procedures and protocols and liaising with internal and external multi-disciplinary teams. You will be supporting and developing non-qualified staff in the medication processes and empowering learners and residents to develop skills and knowledge in relation to their wellbeing.  Management of medication, liaising with GP’s, pharmacy and consultants is part of the Nurse role at National Star. You will be developed and supported in all aspects of your role by the Residential Manager (not necessarily nurse qualified).

About us

National Star is a growing charity with more than 1,100 staff based in England and Wales. Established more than 50 years ago, we’ve supported hundreds of young people with disabilities to achieve their potential.

 

Our Golden Hello

It’s motivating to feel valued at work. That’s why all new staff will receive a ‘Golden Hello’ up to the value of £250 for full-time staff (pro-rata for part-time employees) upon successful completion of their probation. In addition as recognition of the commitment and dedication of our team, salary levels will rise by five per cent for all staff on 1 January 2022. This means in the New Year the salary for this role will increase to £36,950 -£39,796 per annum  from January 2022 (+10% for hours worked at weekends)

How will we reward you?

Fantastic career development opportunities & comprehensive induction programme - theory and practical

Health Shield medical cover

Use of fitness suite and swimming pool and staff clubs such as badminton, arts & crafts and Zumba (subject to current Covid 19 restrictions)

Award winning training

Opportunity to purchase a TOTUM card

Employee Helpline

Contributory pension scheme

Employee discount at many travel & attractions, high street retailers, supermarkets, utilities and motoring and much more

Life insurance cover

Staff Minibus for Gloucester & Cheltenham

 

How to apply

At National Star, we know the value of a diverse workforce, and welcome applications from all areas of the community. This includes those with disabilities, and we are a proud Disability Confident employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities. In 2018 National Star received an 'Outstanding' from Ofsted.

 

Please note that all applicants will be expected to undertake a DBS Disclosure, and undergo the necessary employer checks. The level of disclosure to be applied for will be dependent on your job role and will be discussed with you during the recruitment process but is usually an enhanced level. Where appropriate, the adult and child barred lists will be checked and we will not employ anyone who appears on either of those registers.

 

We prefer people to submit an online application as this helps support the charity in saving money.  Alternatively please send your cv to recruitment@nationalstar.org  or call our recruitment department 01242 527631 for further information or an application form. If you have a disability and need to apply using an alternative format, or if you have any technical problems with our recruitment system please let us know.

All future correspondence with you will be via email (application acknowledgement, invitation to interview etc). Please check your email regularly.

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