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Location
Kneesworth House, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5JP
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Permanent - Full Time
Salary
£29,152 - £35,463 Plus Fantastic Benefits and Welcome Bonus
Hours
37.5 Per Week
Job Advert - Division Information

Are you?

  • A driven and dynamic Nurse?
  • An experienced RMN or wanting to return to the profession after a career break?
  • Wanting to make a difference to someone’s life?
  • Ready for a new challenge?
  • Wanting to work with the best nurses in the UK?

If you’ve answered yes to the above then we WANT to talk to you!

 

Job Advert Location Description

Kneesworth House offers purpose built services with medium secure, low secure, and both locked and open rehabilitation opportunities.

The wide range of care settings maximises the opportunity for patients to have step down pathways and move easily between care settings to whatever level of security is most appropriate for their care. In addition to ward-based living and activity areas there is patient engagement opportunity in varied occupational therapy facilities. Patients here report high levels of satisfaction. Four residential houses afford a clear step down pathway for patients.

Services


Medium, Low Secure, Locked Rehabilitation and Open Rehabilitation as well as community houses / residential services for men and for women.

 

Job Advert Role Description

If you have the following skills we want to hear from you!!

  • A relevant nursing qualification and registration
  • Excellent team working skills, a high level of self-motivation and a flexible approach - our units operate 24 hours 7 days a week, and our nursing staff work shift patterns including weekends, bank holidays and nights
  • 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

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days’ annual leave plus 8 bank holidays increasing to 30 days plus bank holidays with length of service
  • Career development – progress across the Staff Nurse grading is via a distinct career path
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Free meals/refreshments when on duty
  • Free car parking
  • NMC Payment in full
  • Sign on bonus
    • £500 on joining & £1,000 on completion of probation
    • £500 to be repaid if individual does not complete probation
  • £1,500 e-voucher code for The Priory Benefits portal to be redeemed on various items including discounted shopping, red letter days, gym membership etc
  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs), paid as a lump sum
    • Moving less than 100 miles up to £2,000
    • If more than 100 miles up to £4,000
    • To be repaid if individual does not complete probation & leaves
  • Payment into the pension scheme
  • CPD top up
  • Donation to a charity of their choice

We hold regular recruitment open days.  Please see the dates below for upcoming open days!

Wednesday 7th February-12pm-6pm
Saturday 24th February-10am-4pm
Wednesday 7th March-12pm-6pm
Saturday 24th March-10am-4pm
Wednesday 4th April-12pm-6pm
Saturday 21st April-10am-4pm

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

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.

Closing Date
27/02/2018

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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