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Reference

PRI69758

Location

255 Lichfield Road, Bloxwich, Walsall, West Midlands, WS3 3DT

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£34,900 to £37,227 + £5000 Welcome Bonus

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

Priory Lichfield Road is a high dependency rehabilitation and recovery service set within a modern, purpose-built community-focused centre, specifically designed to support both males and females who have severe, complex and enduring mental health needs, which might include treatment-resistant conditions.

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults, Priory Group promises a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world-class organisation willing to invest in your development.

255 Lichfield Road compromises of:

  • Two 4-bedded enhanced recovery and rehabilitation units for people who require a structured environment with intensive support to progress through their recovery pathway
  • 20 self-contained apartments that enable residents to live independently, whilst having the safety of a therapeutic structure if required
  • Each apartment has its own front door, a lounge and kitchenette, bedroom and a bathroom
  • 24-hour support as required
  • Dedicated occupational therapy facility to promote independent living skills
  • Therapy and treatment areas, safe and private grounds and a family visiting room
  • Communal bistro and kitchen

As part of our nursing team you will be working alongside a range of experienced and specialised professionals working towards providing high quality care within our patient focused Rehabilitation and Recovery setting.  Our Service Users may include individuals with a diagnosis of severe and enduring mental illness including personality disorders


Our Ideal Candidate will ideally:

  • Hold a relevant nursing qualification and registration
  • Have excellent team working skills, a high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach.
  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice
  • The drive to continually push your own personal learning and development with the support of the team at Litchfield Road and the wider Priory Group Team.
  • To be able to build effective and credible relationships both internally and externally
  • Work collaboratively with others sharing ideas and information at all times
  • Effectively build trust with a consistent approach between actions and words
  • Have the ability to raise standards through innovation and new ideas
  • Take responsibility for issues and resolve them.
  • To be able to cope in difficult situations with tact and diplomacy
  • To be able to build rapport and positively influence others
  • To be able to inspire professionalism

 

Our Staff Nurse role involves:

  • Providing leadership and support for support staff and act as a champion for residents’ safety and dignity
  • Maintaining skills and knowledge and ensure that care is delivered according to latest guidelines and best practice evidence available
  • Ensuring the ongoing safety of service users, residents, staff and visitors through systematic assessment, monitoring and reviewing processes
  • Ensuring that clear and accurate records and communication systems relating to clinical and care delivery are maintained and effectively used
  • Acting as a role model for good clinical and care governance practice
  • Taking charge of the unit regularly and, in the absence of the management team, accepting responsibility for the smooth and effective running of the unit
  • Helping to maintain the security of the building and its environment
     

What we can offer you:

  • A competitive salary
  • 25 days’ annual leave (increasing with length of service to a maximum of 30)
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities to develop and progress in a wide variety of care settings.
  • Free car parking
  • Supplemented on site meals
  • Employee benefits scheme (e.g., discounted shopping vouchers, interest free Apple Products loan scheme)
  • Full onsite induction training and orientation programme
     

The successful applicant will be supported through a company and site induction which will involve working a variety of shifts to enable them to meet and work alongside the full MDT.

Newly Qualified Nurses will be required to work day and night rotations until successful completion of preceptorship after which they may take up a permanent night post if preferred.

 

Working Hours

Priory Lichfield Road operates 24 hours 7 days a week, and our nursing staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights. A full time contract consists of working 32.25 hours (3 shifts) one week and 43 hours (4 shifts) the second week.

Shift Hours:

Long Day – 07:30am to 19:45pm

Night Shift – 19:30pm to 07:45am

 

Please get in contact today with Laura Gundelach, Talent Acquisitions Partner on

lauragundelach@priorygroup.com or 07541688759 - you can text me too! 

 

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Job Description

JOB_DESCRIPTION_STAFF_NURSE_MH.pdf

Closing Date

30/11/2022