Preceptorship Nurse

£23638 p/a
Role type:
Full Time, All Year Post
37hrs weekly, 52 weeks per year
Contract type:
All year post
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We are offering a new and exciting opportunity to begin your nursing career at National Star on our 12 month preceptorship programme. The aim of the programme is to enable you to develop your confidence as an autonomous professional, refine your skills, values and behaviours and to continue your journey of life-long learning with the support of a mentor / lead nurse.

The programme is designed to:

Provide opportunities for you to apply and develop the knowledge, skills and values already learned.

Develop specific competencies relating to nursing service provision at National Star

Develop attitudes and behaviours that help you to uphold National star, and NMC professional values and standards

Provide an opportunity for you to reflect on practice and receive constructive feedback, developing a wide range of nursing skills as a basis for your nursing career

Provide opportunities for you to develop skills to work effectively within a multidisciplinary team, within a vibrant and forward looking environment.

Working alongside your preceptor, other experienced nurses and well trained care staff you will be involved in the health care of service users.  You will supporting individuals with complex disabilities, you will be caring for the physical and mental welling of young adults who may present with respiratory, diabetes, epilepsy and other associated requirements.

If you enjoy working in a busy and varied setting this could be the perfect role for you.   National Star offers excellent internal, external training opportunities and will support revalidation. We offer an excellent working environment, facilities and equipment and the experience of working for an outstanding provider, both with Ofsted and CQC

Hours of work are on a shift basis and include earlies, lates and weekends.

For an informal discussion of the role please contact Nick Preddy, Director of Health, Care and Support on 01242 527631

Important Information

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. 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 call the HR Team on 01242 527631 or email

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

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