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Charge Nurse

  • £41475 + Benefits: £3000 Welcome Bonus
  • Ystrad, Wales,
  • Permanent
Meridian Business Support are delighted to be working with one of the UK's leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to recruit for a Charge Nurse.

The hospital is a 20-bedded low secure mental health facility offering high quality assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services for males with complex mental health needs, serious mental illnesses including treatment-resistant presentations, and challenging behaviour.

We seek to work with individuals to stabilise their mental health and behaviours with the aim to maximise independence and promote reintegration into the community at the earliest opportunity. 

The role of the charge nurse is to provide senior nursing leadership to the ward nursing team in support of the Ward Manager and Hospital Director.

The successful candidate will:

  • have a degree of clinical and leadership experience that provides the expertise and confidence required to support the team
  • have clear roles and responsibilities as set out in the Role Profile. However must be able to respond quickly to change and the developing needs of the service
  • be responsible for deputising in the absence of the ward manager if necessary and therefore must demonstrate a willingness to develop and expand on their existing roles and responsibilities
  • be role models for their peers and demonstrate core priory values at all times therefore the expectations of this will need to be clearly set out
Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications & Abilities
  • Registered nurse with active NMC PIN with 2 years post qualifying experience
  • Relevant clinical experience
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and commitment to change, improvement and quality
  • Ability to develop and use flexible and innovative approaches to practise
  • Excellent verbal , interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free meals on duty
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Birthday Holiday - Your Birthday as an extra days annual leave
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops / tablets / smartphones) and private healthcare
  • Access to development opportunities
  • Refer a friend bonuses
  • Welcome bonus
  • Fully funded DBS
  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)
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. Cost of a DBS check will be covered by the employer.

For more information, please contact Kevin in the office on 02380 002315 or kevin.davis@meridianbs.co.uk 

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