RMN/RNLD Staff Nurse at Spring Wood Lodge
Are you a Registered Staff 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: 4/10/2019
Location: Towngate Close, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 9PQ
What you will be doing
As a qualified RMN/RNLD nurse – either with experience or a preceptee – you will ensure female services users with mental health conditions 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:
A relevant nursing qualification and registration
Strong team-working skills
A high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach
A positive attitude and be naturally caring and compassionate
A commitment to high-quality care and to values and evidence-based practice
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
Spring Wood Lodge supports women over the age of 18 who have complex emotional and mental health problems associated with significant risk behaviours. Typically they have a diagnosis of personality disorder or a severe mental illness. They may not have had their needs met in a general psychiatric service including acute inpatient units, community mental health teams or community personality disorder service. The service focuses on active rehabilitation with a view to achieving a sustainable discharge.
We have two wards which together constitute an internal pathway to support service users along their recovery journey. Service users can be admitted to either of the wards depending on their individual needs and risks.
Bronte Ward, an intensive support ward
A nine bed ward providing a safe clinical environment for women with high risks of self-harm and non-adherence to treatment which may be coupled with forms of aggression. The focus on Bronte Ward is to reduce the acute risks of self- harm by addressing their core difficulties.
Byron Ward, a treatment and recovery
A twelve bed ward provides the space for women to address their mental health and emotional difficulties whilst developing the necessary skills to manage their symptoms, emotions, interpersonal issues and risks. The 5 bed pre-discharge area promotes the self-management of mental health, recognition of risks and triggers and the development of living skills required for community living
What you will get
Annual salary of £25,240 – £30,906
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Enhanced Maternity Package
Flexible working opportunities
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
Tagged as: Full Time
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