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Charge Nurse

Reference

PRI30896

Location

Heathfield, Tottingworth Park, Broad Oak, East Sussex, TN21 8UN

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£35,000 per annum

Hours

37.5 hrs p/wk

Job Advert Role Description

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?
We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Priory Heathfield Hospital is a Neuro Rehabilitation and long term Neuro-Conditions Service in Broad Oak, East Sussex which provides specialist nursing care, rehabilitation and support for individuals with neurological conditions, including acquired brain injuries.  The hospital accommodates both Detained and Informal patients.

 

Nursing and therapy programmes are tailored for each individual and goals are developed in conjunction with patients and their families to best reflect aspiration. Individuals are supported to take part in activities they enjoy, including sensory experiences, and families are encouraged to be involved through regular review meetings.

The Charge Nurse leads and supervises the clinical team, consisting of nurses and HCAs.  The role requires an experienced RMN or RGN who has the skills to assist with evaluation through clinical governance and audit, support and lead on patient feedback mechanisms such as surveys, community meetings etc.  The successful candidate will be an effective communicator between the medical and nursing staff and possss excellent verbal and written communication skills.  In essence the Charge Nurse provides leadership to staff to help achieve unit objectives and quality patient care.   

 

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

30/09/2019