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Staff Nurse - bank
Ref: DAN03862

  • Location
  • Newbus Grange Hospital, Hurworth Road, Neasham, DL2 1PE
  • Salary
  • 11.93 - 14.94 ph (24,814 - 31,075 pa)
  • Hours
  • 12 hour shifts (days & nights available)
  • Who is Danshell?


    We care for and support adults living with a learning disability or autism in specialist hospitals and residential services throughout the UK.

    Our purpose is to make a positive difference to the people and their families by delivering person-centred health and social care that helps our service users to fulfil the things they want out of life.

    We set high standards for our staff teams and we want people who are compassionate, trustworthy and resilient but most importantly, put the service user at the centre of all they do.

    Does this appeal to you? Would you like to help us deliver high quality, safe care? Then please read on…

    So what will the job involve?


    You will undertake work that is meaningful to our service users and socially important within the local community – working for Danshell will provide you with the opportunity to support vulnerable adults with a learning disability and/or on the autistic spectrum. 

    You will have a unique opportunity to get to know our service users in-depth before they take the next step in their care pathway.  Your contribution will enable you to observe progress, sometimes working with service users who challenge, while developing your own specialist skills alongside training courses tailored to your personal development.

    The main focus of the role will be to provide safe, sound and supportive care to the people who use our service. You will have key working relationships with the multidisciplinary team, as well as internal and external stakeholders, including service users' families and loved ones. 

    As a key member of the team, you will contribute to the leadership of the service engaging with Support Workers or Healthcare Assistants within your service.

    As a role model, your contribution will promote the highest levels of quality and care delivery at your service.

    So what qualifications and attributes do you need?

    • We would welcome all applicants that feel they would be able to make a positive difference to people's lives,
    • You would need to be a compassionate, understanding and trustworthy
    • Qualified Nurse

    If you are saying yes to the above, and you have an affinity with delivering quality care – we would welcome your application.

    Benefits Include,

    • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
    • Paid DBS/PVG
    • Free on-site parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments while on shift
    • Opportunities to become permanent
  • Location Information
  • Based in the beautiful countryside near Darlington, County Durham, Newbus Grange provides assessment and intervention for up to 17 men living with autism, learning disabilities and complex needs. The team can also support individuals who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act, as well as those who have complex behaviours, or who have significant difficulties with social engagement. People come to Newbus Grange from a home environment, supported living or residential service due to an illness or a crisis in their life. They may also come following a stay at an NHS or other specialist autism or learning disability service, including a secure service.

  • Closing date
  • 15/06/2018
  • Job Description
  • JD_PS_Staff_Nurse.pdf

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